Accountable for development and execution of audit plan for a business unit or several functional departments; adapts plans and priorities, to address resource and operational decisions throughout the department
Manages the detailed planning, risk assessment, scoping, and resourcing of complex audit projects
Develops appropriate recommendations to correct control deficiencies and follow up to ensure management implements recommendations or appropriately addresses the risks identified through the performance of audits
Accountable for the performance and results of work completed within own discipline or division; may manage professional employees to achieve objectives; reviews work product to ensure completeness and quality
Reviews / writes written audit reports and presents to senior leadership
Interacts primarily with corporate/division management as well as department heads
Leverages best practices and knowledge to provide recommendations to improve processes to both customers and internally
Develops key metrics, trends, and strategic analysis of areas of responsibility and presents audit trends and results to department leadership and senior leaderships
Develops strong working relationships with intra-department Senior Managers and Directors to accomplish departmental goals and objectives
Promotes and champions the initiatives and vision of department leadership to drive unity, alignment, and support
Manage audit projects including all tasks to plan and execute financial, operational, compliance, supplier and dealer audits.
Prepare audit reports that clearly and accurately summarize results. Analyze issues identified during audits and assist in developing appropriate corrective action plans.
Perform continuous trend analyses/interpretation of data and statistics to identify out-of-line trends, detect “at-risk” activities to select dealerships for on-site dealer audit; examine detail records and relevant support documentation to ensure accuracy, validity, and adherence to policies and procedures.
Develop an annual audit plan using input from the team and stakeholders to identify priorities and resource requirements for the year. Annual audit plan to cover all activities of Makro (Head Office, field operations, stores operations, and subsidiary companies)
Report to the Audit Committee at the required intervals on Internal Audit assignments including planned reviews, investigations, risk advisory work and any other ad-hoc activity as required.
Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance
Certified CIA, CPA, or CPIAT will be advantage Minimum 10 years of working experience in audit firm / internal audit / accounting or related field
Auditing experience in a public audit firm or internal audit with a large public company (10 years)
Practical experience of accounting processes and internal control
Knowledge of International Internal Auditing Standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
Certification in a governance risk or compliance specialty such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA)
Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act and related requirements preferred
Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities
Exceptional people leadership skills with demonstrated ability to create a high performing team in a collaborative and complex environment
Ability to think strategically, communicate vision, and execute plans to meet business objectives
Ability to assess business processes and implement improvements and controls
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively articulate risks, mitigation proposals and link common themes to stakeholders at various levels of the organization.