Medtronic Senior Auditor in Singapore, Singapore

Senior Auditor

Location:

Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Requisition #:

17000COB

Post Date:

Jul 12, 2017

MAIN PURPOSE:

As a member of the Corporate Audit Team, you will be responsible for contributing to the overall Corporate Audit program and developing a working knowledge of Medtronic’s various businesses, products, and operations. As the eyes and ears of the organization, you will utilize your field experience, business and industry knowledge, technical knowledge and interaction with others to provide input into the Enterprise Risk Assessment process and assess the specific risks of each audit/consulting engagement from a financial as well as operational viewpoint.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Carry out the vision and mission of Corporate Audit and Medtronic in implementing a systematic and disciplined approached to evaluate risk and controllership.

  • Contribute to the execution of various financial, operational, and compliance audits, projects and activities in the Corporate Audit Group. The majority of assignments will involve planning, fieldwork/documentation, and presentation/reporting phases:

  • Planning - Scope and plan audits and projects based on a thorough risk assessment for the location. The team will perform the following in planning each audit:

  • Meet with local management to obtain information regarding the location they are visiting that will assist in the risk assessment and audit scoping for the location.

  • Meet with representatives from Corporate Finance, Tax, and Legal to identify any additional areas that should be considered for inclusion in the scope of the audit.

  • Tailor the overall audit program and detailed steps for the audit to correspond with the results of the risk assessment and functional area partnering

  • Coordinate/schedule timing of reviews.

  • Fieldwork Documentation - Complete thorough review of each in-scope audit area. The team will perform the following during the fieldwork stage of each audit.

  • Conduct process walk-through meetings and data gathering activities to ensure a sound understanding of business processes and potential measurements to aid in the identification of testing approaches and key risk areas.

  • Collect, analyze, test and interpret information to assess and conclude on each control testing requirement. For controls failing testing, assess the financial risk and impact to the organization.

  • Prepare clear and concise documentation to adequately support all audit area conclusions and findings.

  • Assess issue timely and complete audit fieldwork effectively and efficiently to meet budget and scope requirements.

  • Identify and share best practices among entities.

  • Presentation Reporting - Provide appropriate and timely reporting on audit results. The team will perform the following during the reporting stage of each audit:

  • Communicate audit results to management in a clear and concise manner, including any issues and recommendations for corrective action or improvement where applicable.

  • Prepare an audit report for presentation to management, including scope, approach, findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

  • Other Responsibilities - In additional to executing audits, Corporate Audit team members are responsible for the following items:

  • Continually build partnerships between Corporate Audit and the various functional areas and business units throughout the Company.

  • Complete special projects and assignments within the department as they arise.

  • Senior Auditors will be responsible to support the development of other staff employees, including managing responsibilities, training, and performance evaluations.

  • Senior Auditors will be responsible for the day to day management of projects (i.e. oversight, review of work papers, and adherence to the budget)

  • Sarbanes Oxley Compliance - Corporate Audit team members are responsible for the following:

  • Managing the test plan for the assigned controls

  • Scheduling the testing with the process owner

  • Performing the testing according to pre-defined testing instructions

  • Documentation the testing evidence and storing in a centralized repository

  • Reporting the test results to the process owner and to the other staff in the Global SOX Compliance Team timely

  • For items that fail testing, understanding the impact of the control performance on the organization.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

  • More than 8 years’ experience in public accounting or internal auditing

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Experience with internal control frameworks and testing methods

  • Experience with accounting and auditing theories and principles

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certification, such as CPA, MBA, CIA or CMA

  • Operational or industry knowledge is preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills

  • Able to work independently and identify audit risks

  • Ability to build relationships with stakeholders from a matrix organization

  • Ability to identify improvement opportunities, collaborate with management to solve issues, and deliver value-added solutions PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.

  • Extended periods of time doing computer-based work

  • Able and willing to travel (domestic and international), ranging from 20%-50%.