We are currently recruiting for an Audit Advisor on behalf of our client, a major Oil and Gas operator. This is a contract position until the end of 2018 based in Aberdeen.
This position would suit a candidate with experience in internal, contracts and joint venture auditing.
Duties of this role include;
Assist the Audit Manager in formulating and implementing the annual Audit plan
Assist in the preparation of the annual audit plan based on assessed risk and analysis of contract expenditure patterns, including contract complexity, historical data and business feedback
Conduct audits, either on an individual basis or in teams drawn from other disciplines and departments, including coventurer organisations at their sites, vendor sites and at company offices
Prepare correspondence and distribute to suppliers in conjunction with the annual audit plan.
Formally report findings, issuing audit reports, presenting recommendations and improvements to Operations and Supply Chain Management and Co-Venturers and vendors.
Identify and negotiate settlement of exceptions ensuring timely correction and follow up of outstanding issues.
Identify opportunities for improvements in processes and practices related to contract management and procurement, joint venture agreements or internal controls.
Support contract reviews at tender and award stages to ensure appropriate terms and conditions are incorporated, including rights of audit, assessing the overall application and effectiveness of audit clauses in contracts.
Engage in and provide input into contract negotiations.
There may be the opportunity to assist in JV audits and internal reviews including SOX Testing.
University degree or equivalent.
Ideally hold or be studying for a professional accounting qualification
Experience of contract and joint venture audit in the oil and gas sector
Proficient in SAP, Excel and Word
High standard of commercial awareness, numeracy, analytical and organisational skills.