Assistant Manager, Internal Audit

Location
Selangor
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
26 Oct 2020
Closes
24 Nov 2020
Ref
4412262
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
Experience level
Manager
Job summary:
  • Internal Audit Assistant Managers lead audit teams and conduct assignments to provide an independent appraisal of the effectiveness of internal control systems; and facilitate agreement with business stakeholders on corrective actions to be implemented by management.
  • He/she is also responsible for projects and tasks to improve the organization's corporate governance, risk management and internal control; as well as the professional excellence of the Internal Audit function itself.
  • The Internal Audit, Assistant Manager is responsible for operational and financial audit assignments as well as investigations.
Job responsibilities:
  • Complete internal audits according to plan approved by Audit Committee (AC)
    • Alternate Team Leader and Team Member roles
    • Responsible for audit design and execution (i.e. from preparation through fieldwork and closing)
    • Identify key business risks and deploy audit tests designed to provide independent assurance for the effectiveness of internal controls
    • Write audit reports that secure common understanding of improvement opportunities identified; as well as commitment to implement agreed corrective actions with the responsible parties
  • Contribute to Internal Audit execution excellence
    • Ensure that individual and team execution of assignments is according to agreed standards
    • Manage assignments capacity and costs according to the approved audit plan
    • Ensure timely completion of milestones according to planned deadlines
    • Ensure documentation of internal audit assignment meets international professional standards (International Standard for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing)
  • Contribute value to business operations and stakeholders
    • Identify improvement opportunities with significant business value; and write action oriented audit observations to address them
    • Secure acceptance and resolution commitment from key stakeholders
    • Identify improvement opportunities from fieldwork
    • Relationship management with stakeholders for an assigned Business Unit
    • Complete annual risk assessment for assigned auditable units and recommend relevant audits to be included in the audit plan
  • Timely quality completion of periodical (and ad hoc) deliverables
    • Maintain and distribute periodical updates for assigned deliverables, according to agreed deadlines
    • Complete additional tasks and responsibilities assigned on an ad hoc basis
Job requirements:
  • University degree preferably in Accounting or Financial discipline
  • Ideally a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or other professional qualifications (e.g. CA, CFE, ACCA, CISSP, CRISC)Proficient in English and Bahasa Malaysia are required and additional languages (e.g. Mandarin etc.) are an advantage
  • 5-8 years of working experience
  • Experience as an internal or external auditor is necessary. Operational experience is an advantage
  • Experience in Healthcare or Consumer Goods industries is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel (30% of the time) trips that can last several weeks
  • Conscientious - wishes to do his/her work well and thoroughly
  • Analytical thinking - can analyze complex business issues across various functional areas and provide practical solutions
  • Communication skills - interacts effectively at all organizational levels
  • Microsoft Office - intermediate Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • SAP experience is a must
  • Audit reports - writes effective reports that get acceptance and action
  • Accounting - understands international accounting standards and financial manuals
  • Balance sheet, cash flow and risk management - understands how to manage capital expenditures and working capital to optimize free cash flow and minimize financial risk
  • Business process management and control - can analyze and redesign business processes to improve efficiency, compliance and control, as well as leverage the existing SAP platform
  • Project management - achieves desired outcomes with effective planning to align various stakeholders and ensure timely execution
  • Data analytic skills - independent extracts and analyses business and financial data


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