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Associate Director, Group Internal Audit (F&O)

Date: 19-Jan-2023

Location: Sydney (Macquarie Park HQ), Australia

Company: Singtel Group


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This is a high profile role within Optus Internal Audit (“IA”) group and is responsible for risk-based audits and reviews of Singtel’s Optus operations in Australia (comprising Optus, its subsidiaries and associates). You will play a vital part within the Singtel Group IA function which is key to Singtel’s corporate governance structure.


You will be providing assurance to Optus management on the operation of controls and the business’ management of risk by performing audits and reviews using a risk-based audit methodology. The areas to be audited are set out in an Annual Audit Plan (AOP) developed with senior leaders from the business, supplemented by ad hoc requests from the Singtel AC, Optus Advisory Committee or SLT members.


Additionally, you will communicate findings (such as control deficiencies, process weaknesses and improvement opportunities) and agree on actions to remediate the findings with management. IA reports to management and SLT through formal reports and to Optus and Singtel Senior Leaders and Singtel AC through periodic reports.


Importantly, IA is also responsible for ensuring that management’s action plans to address the findings are carried out. Your role is positioned as the senior member of the Optus F&O (Finance & Operations) Audit team and encompasses responsibility for owning the delivery of IA work in the Optus F&O Audit team.


Core skills, background & qualifications ...


  • CA/CPA qualified and underpinned by a Financial / Business degree, with CIA highly desirable;
  • Extensive audit experience in risk assessment, process and control review, implementation, advisory, including knowledge of COSO, IIA Standards, Current Risk Management Standards etc;
  • Broad experience with different business processes and internal control models;
  • Proven understanding of legislation and regulatory environment within Australia relating to the Telco industry, including regulation as it affects Optus’ various operations;   
  • Operational and financial auditing skills for areas in core portfolio and awareness or prctical experience of key concepts and concerns for Technology and IT audit, and Revenue Audit; 
  • Strong project planning, time and people leadership skills at all levels of business; & 
  • Demonstrated experience off applying agile methodologies and data analysis techniques in an audit environment will be advantageous. 


Please apply with your CV and cover letter via the online function today!



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