Assistant Internal Controls Manager
Salary CNY200000 - CNY300000 per annum
Location Changning Qu
Consultant Nicole Shen
Date posted 02 April 2018No.1539 West Nanjing Road Shanghai 200040 Robert Walters China
This is a world-known American FMCG company.
Support the Regional Internal Controls Manager in forming a successful partnership to the location management teams in the China region.
Roll-out Asia Controls Framework
Provide regular Controls training for business owners, market accounting and controls team
Identify the business process risks and the internal control deficiencies by conducting independent internal controls / pre-audits
Plan and perform Controls Self-Assessment
Develop testing methodologies and Documenting the result
Perform Country specific audits or assessment such as Plants, HD Shop
Assist timely remediation of any open deficiencies, develop recommendations based on assessment or pre-audits
Point of contact to HD Shop Loss Prevention team
Complete ad hoc assignments such as special review and fraud investigation.
Drive the Sarbanes Oxley implementation across the whole China region. This includes:
Assist in the development / update of entity SOX process narratives.
Perform independent SOX testing.
Ensure that the information being uploaded in the SOX on-line portal is complete, accurate and the upload is carried out in a timely manner.
Conduct SOX / Internal Control trainings on a regular basis.
Help local management team and controls owner implement control improvements to mitigate risks and weaknesses
Drive standardisation and simplification of controls as experts of controls design
Provide support, training and guidance on the implementation of proposed controls
Ensure controls are well designed in project(s)
Monitoring/Governance – monitoring the progress made by markets in implementing Regional Internal Audit and Risk assessment
Support Quarterly Control’s Governance meeting
Support Cluster Level Controls & Compliance meeting
Define and maintain Controls metrics
Support the location management teams to achieve a satisfactory internal audit result by assisting in the preparation, liaising with the internal auditors (if required), response development and closure of deficiencies.
Geographic scope: China. (Possible to provide support another entities in Asia)
Strong background and experience with audit methodologies and techniques, at least 5 years’ experience in internal audit / audit / internal control role. Experience of working in a Big 4 environments and in a Consumer environment with cross-functional departments is preferred.
Auditing certification (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA) highly preferred.
In-depth knowledge of GAAP guidelines and Sarbanes-Oxley rules and regulations.
Approximately 20-30% travel outside of the home office location is required.
Ability to build relationships while asking tough questions.
Strong time management and organisational skills.
Excellent English - verbal and written communication skills.
Great attitude in high pressure situations with ability to negotiate and influence effective outcomes and drive results.
Strong work ethic and track record of taking on additional responsibility; self-starter and self-directed with a "can do" outlook. Ability to quickly grasp new concepts and technologies and adapt to changes and demands in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
If you would like to apply for this role, please contact Nicole Shen at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting job reference SCB0/XYR/676660.