Western Digital2 - 5 years Bengaluru (Karnataka)
Reporting to the Sr Manager, the Senior will assist in executing projects for the finance operations audit pillar for both the APAC region and globally, assisting in Internal Audit function improvement projects, and collaborating with the other internal audit pillars IT audit, Channel audit, Data Analytics, and Audit Operations.
Execution of projects in the finance operations audit pillar for the APAC region and globally including:
Assisting in performance of annual risk assessment of the business, development of an overall audit plan, and quarterly refreshes of the risk assessment and the audit plan
Executing projects on the internal audit plan, including financial, operational, compliance, site, Channel Partner, and cross functional audits across the global business
Assisting in executing project risk assessments, planning, and scoping decisions on individual audit and consulting projects
Executing controls documentation, testing, and fieldwork for audit and consulting projects
Assisting in drafting audit and consulting findings and reports
Assisting in coordinating, planning, reviewing, and executing on Management s assessment of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting
Developing, cultivating, and growing relationships with key stakeholders across various business functional and operational areas
Developing relationships with the external auditor
Take ownership of career and skill development, coaching and mentoring opportunities and attending training
Assisting in the maturation of the data analytics function, including working to audit robotic process automations, application controls, and other IT dependent controls in close coordination with the data analytics and IT pillar teams
Work experience: 2+ years of relevant work experience required. Strong preference for some US Public Company Internal Audit experience and/or background with a large public accounting firm.
Certification: CIA or CPA (or equivalent) professional certification strongly preferred with expectation of base certification shortly upon hire if not already obtained. Preference for additional certifications including CIA, CPA (or equivalent), CISA, or PMP.
Education: Bachelor s degree with focus on Accounting, Information Systems, Commerce, or Finance required. Preference for a Master s degree.
Internal Audit Project Execution Skills: Risk assessment, testing, sampling, review, root cause identification, audit reporting, and consulting skills required. Preference for additional skills in other internal audit pillars.
Internal Audit Operations Execution Skills: Outstanding project and time management skills required.
Internal Audit Technical Skills: Ability to understand and analyze business process, internal control theory, COSO 2013, governance, and knowledge of business best practices in finance operational audit pillar required. Preference for prior industry knowledge and technical skills in data analytics or IT audit.
Internal Audit Soft Skills: Ability to apply judgment across a number of finance, operations, compliance, and cross functional areas, constructively assisting with difficult conversations, excellent presentation skills, ability to assist in influencing and managing expectations of stakeholders, coaching and developing team members, relationship building, and business partnering skills required.
Language: Excellent verbal and written English language skills required. Secondary written and verbal language skills a plus.
Travel: Ability and willingness to travel globally up to 25%.
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