Job Description


Basic Function

Performs audits of Company activities and will at times be assigned to complete autonomous segments of significant audits under direction of a Senior Auditor. As in-charge of an audit team on medium d audits, usually comprised of from two to four professional level auditors, plans and executes audits in accordance with accepted standards. Prepares, or assists in preparing, formal written reports expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Company's system of managerial and internal accounting controls.


  • The work is in Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare Audit department in Dhahran, Al Hasa, Ras Tanura, and Abqaiq. Assigned audits can include reviews of the Company's significant operating organizations with budgets in the $100-$200 million range reviews to evaluate the adequacy of internal and managerial controls over key functions such as purchasing or contracting. Audit Associates are designed to determine of organizational units (or specific functions) are performing in compliance with management instructions, applicable statements of policy and procedures, and in a manner consistent with both Company objectives and high standards of administrative practice.
  • Work hours are assigned to meet operational needs of the assigned area.
  • Direction is through the department head

Principal Contacts

  • Daily with Department Heads and Division Heads level during the course of an audit to assist in identifying actual and potential problem areas in their respective operations.
  • Ongoing contact with In-Charge Auditor to assure adequate audit scope and direction.
  • Regularly with Occasional public and community contact through communicating policy changes, revisions, and/or introduction of new work rules.

Principal Duties

  • Plan and execute medium d audits in accordance with accepted standards. Includes but is not limited to:
  1. Surveys functions and activities in assigned areas to determine the nature of operations and the adequacy of the system of control to achieve established objectives.
  2. Determines, or assists in determining, the direction of the proposed audit effort. Plans the theory and scope of the audit, and prepares an audit program.
  3. Determines, or assists in determining, the auditing procedures to be used, including statistical sampling and the use of electronic data processing equipment.
  4. Identifies the key control points of the system.
  5. Evaluates the effectiveness of financial/operations systems through the application of his knowledge of business systems and his understanding of auditing techniques.
  6. Recommends necessary staff required to complete the audit.
  7. Performs the audit in a professional manner and in accordance with the approved audit program.
  8. Obtains, analyzes, and appraises evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system and the efficiency of performance of the activities being reviewed.
  9. Directs, counsels, and instructs staff assigned to the audit, and reviews their work for sufficiency of scope and for accuracy.
  10. Makes oral or written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of the audit, discussing deficiencies and recommending corrective action to improve operations and reduce cost.
  • Evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of the management controls over activities audited and prepares or assists in preparing a formal written report expressing his opinion on same and including recommendations to alleviate any deficiencies noted.
  • Evaluates the performance and capabilities of the assistants who worked under his direction during the audit.
  • Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.
  • Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities.
  • Prepare detailed reports on audit findings.
  • Review data about material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income, and expenditures.


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science or other business related field


Minimum 5 years experience.

Certifications/Other requirements as applicable

  • Certificate: CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE or other relevant professional certification is desired.
  • High proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to digest and understand the overall details of a Company with complex worldwide operations to make constructive recommendations for the betterment thereof.

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