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Internal Audit Manager

  • Accounting / Management control

Job description


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About the job

Business Context
Corporate Internal Audit (Singapore Hub), is responsible for internal audits and risk management in China, North Asia & Oceania (CNAO) and Asia & Middle East (AME) Zones of Danone. The combined zones have a net sales exceeding € 5 b, in around twenty countries. The audit activities in the zone includes conducting audits within Danone’s risk assessment framework, report critical risks and deviations from corporate framework with a view to manage overall financial and operational risks of Danone. The role will require engagement with external auditors and management teams with the goal to add value to the local businesses by making clear recommendations and feedback to improve the business processes and controls.

Primary Purpose of the Role
•    Deliver audit plan of the Singapore Hub using strong data analytics, audit techniques and business knowledge 
•    Work towards achieving standardisation of audit methodologies across the global team 
•    Focus on new ideas and techniques used in the new remote based audit world 

Key Responsibilities
•    Responsible for financial and operational audits of the companies in the Group with attention to internal controls, compliance with corporate policies and financial statements
•    Monitor implementation of audit findings with the local management and update the follow-up report for management
•    Schedule, plan and co-ordinate the execution of Internal audits according to the annual audit plan including managing audits at business locations
•    Perform business audits including process reviews, evaluation of the business and financial controls, policies and procedures
•    Collaborate with other functions for general process improvements recommendation and share good practices to local management
•    Use data & analytics to analyze and evaluate internal controls in various processes
•    Strive for continuous improvements of audit program, work process and audit team


About you

The successful candidate will have 5-7 years of work experience, with some experience in one of the "Big 4" audit firms, with strong conceptual skills and exposure to modern auditing techniques. 2-3 years’ experience (out of above) in other functions (e.g. business Finance, IS/IT) is strongly preferred.


Functional requirements to be successful in the role include:

·  A degree in Accounting, Business Studies or an equivalent professional qualification
·  Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
·  Knowledge of SAP and auditing in computerized systems with data analytics tools
·  At least 5-7 years of progressive internal or external auditing experience, preferably with Big 4 audit firm experiences and FMCG environment.
·  Additional knowledge of other Asian language could be an advantage


The successful candidate will be:

·  Able to create and build a sustainable network internally & externally with all stakeholders
·  Autonomous with a strong sense of responsibility and ownership
·  Effective in time management and planning skills
·  Self-driven, persistent and able to hold his or her own.
·  Proactive and takes initiative
·  Able to influence and connect with different levels of employees, including the senior management and local staff
·  A strong team player
·  Willing to travel extensively (25%) in Asia Pacific, China & Middle East 
·  Agile, Accountable & decisive, Human-centric, Inclusive & collaborative, Courageous with Empathy - our core Danone leadership behaviours.

About us

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Working here you’ll need to enjoy complexity and a fast-paced environment. It can be challenging, but it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Evian, Nutrilon, and Oykos, and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself.  

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