Interal Audit Associate Manager -FMCG

6 days left

RMB ¥250000 - RMB ¥350000 per annum
20 Jun 2024
18 Jul 2024
JN -062024-6457897
Rosa Luo
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

The newly created role is required to prepare and strengthen the formal control environment in line with the Group control framework and SOX requirements ahead of the anticipated Group IPO listing. Once the control framework has been implemented and SOX compliance achieved, the role will be responsible for Business Units Control Self-Assessment processes and the ongoing enhancement of the control environment.

Client Details

Pre IPO fmcg company


Strategic deliverables

IPO and Listed Company Controls readiness

  • Work with the business unit to promote a culture of risk awareness and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure consistency of internal control practices in preparedness for the Group listing on the NY Stock Exchange.
  • Implement an effective control framework across the respective business units (BU's) in line with the corporate key controls requirements
  • Design, map and document key control processes for the respective BU's
  • Lead the timely and effective remediation of any identified control deficiencies or improvements required ahead of IPO
  • Implement and co-ordinate the control self-assessment process within their respective BU
  • Develop and deliver controls training across the BU's
  • Develop BU control policies where group policies are insufficient for the business units requirements
  • Support the launch and running of the BU Risk Committee
  • Collaborate with business partners in the BU on overall IT governance program, IT risk assessments and IT control implementation
  • Lead IT system risk and scoping analysis, and SOC1 reports review processes

Post IPO/ SOX compliant

  • Lead and maintain an effective Control Self-Assessment process across respective BU's, remediation of identified deficiencies, maintaining control narratives and testing procedures
  • Prepare audit committee papers (and related agendas, minutes, actions) in relation to internal control progress against targeted plans
  • Deliver ongoing internal control training across the BU's
  • Share experience and knowledge by providing internal controls guidance to the wider internal teams (e.g., QA, Finance, Continuous Improvement Team)
  • Be the lead on managing the local external auditors control procedures testing and Global Internal Audit preparation
  • Conduct ad hoc fraud investigations as needed

Technical deliverables

  • Documented Internal Control Procedures that enable the Group Control Policies to be met
  • Promote a strong culture of internal controls across the Business Units
  • The Control Self-Assessment process, ensuring all requirements are met, narratives and testing procedures are accurate, and any deficiencies identified reported to Group Internal Audit Head with any identified deficiencies rectified within 90 days.
  • Develop and provide controls training across the respective business unit
  • Develop and maintain the tools and systems of internal control for business processes, monitoring and tracking gap assessments
  • Provide overall support, monitoring and control over implementation of global compliance initiatives (including, but not limited to, anti-corruption, Control Framework)
  • Prepare a fraud management training policy and ensure that all managers are aware of fraud prevention policies
  • Provide recommendations to BU leadership for the enhancement of both efficiencies and effectiveness of control processes
  • Coordinate activities between Business Unit / Functions and other key players (Assurance, Legal, etc.) to address regulatory issues and criticisms.
  • The quarterly control owner certification and other compliance certification processes
  • Assist in annual BCP testing
  • Provide support to the BU Risk Management Committee as required


Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor of Commerce or related business degree (Computer science, E-commerce)
  • CA/CPA/ACCA/CIA/CISA or other equivalent accreditation (must)
  • 3-5 years' experience in Internal or External Audit or similar role (must)
  • Large businesses experience (must)
  • An understanding of ERP systems
  • Good business knowledge and working experience in the areas of process improvements and/or accounting - ideally both
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to deliver high quality, actionable feedback on variety of complex issues along the management line
  • Has worked with or understands Sarbanes-Oxley requirements (highly regarded)
  • CAAT experience
  • Vocational qualifications - Some level of exposure in Business Continuity Management/Risk Management
  • Working knowledge of information technology (COBIT), project management or quality management (ISO 9000) - desirable
  • MS office - intermediate

Job Offer

stable career platform

great team culture

low travel rate <20%

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Rosa Luo on +8621 6026 8062.

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