Assistant Manager, Internal Audit

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Accountancy & Finance
Salary: S$5800 - S$6800 per month
Reference: BBBH9381_1623231755
Contact: Janet Tan
Email: email Janet

Assistant Manager, Group Internal Audit

You will be a member of a professional team responsible for the financial, operational and risk management reviews of the Group's operations in the region (South East Asia). You will:

  • Assist the Audit Managers to manage and monitor completion of assigned portfolio based on approved audit plan.
  • Plan and lead financial and operational audits in accordance with the approved annual audit plan using a risk-based approach.
  • Design and apply data analytics techniques in assigned projects.
  • Supervise and coach audit team members during fieldwork assignments, including review of workpaper documentation and audit reports.
  • Ensure audit assignments are completed in a timely manner and within the project budget allocated.
  • Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of the financial and operational processes and related internal controls, and ensure compliance with the Group's corporate governance framework.
  • Identify weaknesses in control activities and make value-added recommendations for process improvements.
  • Present and discuss audit findings and recommendations with local management at the end of fieldwork review and conduct discussions with Corporate management where necessary.
  • Prepare audit report to present the audit issues, risks and recommendations and Executive Summary.
  • Prepare appropriate and accurate workpaper documentation in accordance with documentation standards maintained by Group Internal Audit.
  • Assist the Audit Managers in preparing the Annual Audit Plan.
  • Perform ad hoc tasks and special projects/reviews as assigned from time to time.
  • Suggest improvements in department matters relating to systems, processes or documentation.

Requirements:

  • Recognized Degree in Business Analytics, Computer Science, Accountancy or equivalent professional accounting qualification recognised by the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).
  • At least 5 years' post qualifying audit experience with a Big 4 Accounting Firm or an Internal Audit department of a multinational enterprise. Operational experience in manufacturing industry would be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in use of auditing tools and techniques such as risk-based audit planning, analytical review, computer-assisted audit technique and data analytics.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong business communications, interpersonal and report writing skills.
  • Willingness to travel overseas (50% to 70%).