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Senior Audit Advisor


Location: London, UK (Europe)

Type: Contract

Reference: 11287


Simpson Booth are currently looking for a Senior Audit Advisor for our client, an established and ambitious Oil and Gas operator based in Aberdeen. The role will be on an initial 9 month contract basis and is offering a competitive day rate. This role would suit someone with a professional services background who then moved in to an internal Audit role within industry.

Role responsibilities:

  • Assist the Audit Manager in formulating and implementing the annual contract 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.
  • Review draft reports prepared by audit team prior to submission to audit manager
  • Provide mentoring support to team members where applicable
  • Conduct audits, either on an individual basis or in teams drawn from other disciplines and departments, including coventurer organisations.
  • Prepare correspondence and distribute to suppliers & JV Operators in conjunction with the annual audit plan.
  • Formally report findings, issuing audit reports, presenting recommendations and improvements to Operations and Supply Chain Management and personnel.
  • 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 SCM on reviewing vendor credit reports; provide contract management analysis on potential rate increases
  • Engage in and provide input into contract negotiations.
  • Support Annual SOX Testing & African JV Audits
  • Undertake special projects as required and ad-hoc duties as required including non-UK audits.

For a confidential discussion, please send your CV to or alternatively apply via the link.

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