Levi Strauss & Company is seeking a dynamic and talented team leader to manage the internal audit activities in our Singapore office. The ideal applicant will be a motivated self-starter who can successfully partner with members of the business to help support the accuracy and reliability of financial and management reporting. The position is integral for assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, promoting and safeguarding company assets, and validating compliance with company policies, laws, and regulations.
Plan and execute internal audits related to a variety of business activities, processes, and operations to evaluate internal controls related to financial risks, operational activities, and compliance requirements
Perform in-depth audit reviews, reflecting a strong knowledge of financial and operational activities, and the business systems which support the business activities
Supervise and review work papers of engagement team members (internal and external)
Prepare and present audit findings and recommendations to audit sponsors
Write clear and concise audit reports and other communications in English with proper grammar for the Global Audit Leadership Team
Manage and execute the Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance program testing for the Asia, Middle East, and Africa (AMA) region
Monitor timely remediation of audit findings and prepare quarterly status reports for the Global Audit Leadership Team
Conduct quarterly business update meetings with AMA regional finance and legal department leadership personnel
Perform ad hoc projects that include investigations and process reviews at the request of management
Provide direct and indirect coaching and feedback to senior auditors and create opportunities for senior auditors to develop soft and technical skills
Participate as requested in driving the department’s activities including; risk assessment, enterprise risk management, quality assurance processes, and employee engagement
Effectively utilize a broad range of tools to support audit work, including data analysis tools, benchmarking and business research tools
Identify opportunities to complete audit work more efficiently, and apply new audit tools and techniques
Stay current on developments and best practices in the audit profession, industry, and within the company
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Business or equivalent work experience.
Chartered qualified accountant, certified internal auditor, and/or equivalent.
Minimum of 8 years of financial / operational audit experience in a Big 4 firm and /or large multinational company
Must possess strong work ethic, integrity, objectivity, and a high degree of professionalism
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proven project management, analytical, and organizational skills
Team oriented mentality with the ability to work independently if necessary
Ability to build and maintain business relationships with key internal stakeholders and cross functional departments
Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance programs or equivalent.
Fluency in English and Mandarin (verbal and written) as the role is responsible China market.
Ability to travel up to 50% on assignments within the AMA region
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
Experience in apparel or consumer goods industry.
Knowledge of the COSO – integrated framework (2013)
Knowledge of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act
Experience with conducting internal / confidential investigations
Experience with data analytics tools
Singapore, Singapore - Office
FULL TIME/PART TIME
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