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Internal Auditor - IT

Date: 15-Jul-2021

Location: Sydney (Macquarie Park HQ), Australia

Company: Singtel Group



About your role...


This is a highly visible role within the Sydney-based Internal Audit (“IA”) group, which is focused on Risk based technology audits and reviews at Singtel’s Australian operations, comprising Optus and its subsidiaries and associates (Optus).  You will be responsible for completing audits of IT, Telecommunication network functions and projects to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls. You will also be responsible for the supporting the planning, execution and reporting of audits, including liaison with senior management of Optus and Singtel on audit results.


The IA function, based at Optus’ Corporate Centre (OCS) in Macquarie Park (Sydney), is part of the wider Singtel IA group, which is a key element of Singtel’s corporate governance structure.  The function reports to the Singtel Group Chief Internal Auditor, who in turn reports to the Singtel Audit Committee.


Your core focus ...


  • Demonstrate a robust understanding the Telecommunications industry and the associated risks;
  • Understanding the products and services offered by Optus and the associated business processes and systems to support them;
  • Reviewing technology processes supporting the business and ascertaining the adequacy of internal controls, process efficiency and compliance with relevant laws, regulations and company policies;
  • Identifying weaknesses in technology process and internal controls and recommend practical and value-added solutions to management to improve operations, reduce costs and minimise risks;
  • Execution of audit work using the established IA Methodology, as well as preparing audit reports and assisting in fraud investigations/matters; &
  • Promoting the IA Group to the wider business by acting in a professional manner demonstrating Audit’s objectivity, integrity and commitment to the sustained success of the Singtel businesses, both in Australia and across the group.


Your skills & experience ...


  • Tertiary qualified in Computer Science or Engineering;
  • At least 4 years of technical / IT audit experience, preferably gained in Big 4 accounting firms or a reputable Internal Audit department of a large company / MNC, with CISSP or CISA certification;
  • Experience of process analysis and control assessment to identify weaknesses and improvement areas;
  • Risk analysis and control assessment techniques, good understanding of IT General Controls;
  • Understanding of systems infrastructure (networks, hardware, operating systems, databases, and applications);
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills, with ability to work independently and be self-motivated;
  • Able to manage relationships and expectations with a large range of internal and external stakeholders; &
  • Solid ability in negotiating and influencing stakeholders, and able to show resilience in dealing with discussions on audit findings.


The “nice to have” stuff ...


  • Experience in Telecommunications network infrastructure and supporting systems; & 
  • Ability to write computer programs/scripts, as well Data Analytics experience.


Please apply in confidence via the online function.




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