Internal Audit Manager - RA Audit

Date: 29 May 2023

Location: Sydney (Macquarie Park HQ), Australia

Company: Singtel Group



So, why Optus?


At Optus, we don’t sit back and let the future happen to us - we’re out there making it. By expanding into new technology and relentlessly improving every day, we’re creating a better tomorrow for all Australians.

This is a 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, NCS, its subsidiaries, associates and other Singtel Group entities.


The ‘Internal Audit Manager – RA’ role is responsible for completing audits of processes, systems, projects relevant to the various revenue streams to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls. The Audit Manager supports 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 in Macquarie Park (Sydney), is part of the wider Singtel IA group, which is a key element of Singtel’s corporate governance structure. The IA function reports to the Singtel Group Chief Internal Auditor (GCIA), who in turn reports to the Singtel Audit Committee.


IA’s primary goal is providing assurance to management on the operation of controls and the business’ management of risk by completing audits and reviews using a risk-based methodology. The areas to be audited are determined by the preparation of an Audit Plan and from ad hoc requests from the Singtel Audit Committee, Optus Advisory Committee or Senior Management in Optus and Singtel.


What makes you a good fit for the role?


  • Degree qualified in Business, Finance, IT or Accounting;
  • Experience with Telco network infrastructure and supporting systems and demonstrative understanding of expected risks and controls (ideal);
  • Proven audit experience, preferably in Big 4 accounting firms or Internal Audit department of a large corporate or MNC;
  • Experience in digital/ tech industry is a plus;
  • Experience of process analysis and control assessment to identify weaknesses and improvement areas including an understanding of system infrastructure and information/data flows;
  • Risk awareness, with understanding of business processes and controls;
  • Understanding of data analytics concepts. Experience performing data analysis a plus; &
  • Experience in using Audit Management System and familiarity with Continuous Auditing and Agile methodology a plus.


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


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Optus is a place where we let you do you. Whether you’ll be working in our corporate offices or in a retail store, we're a highly collaborative workplace, and offer a range of perks such as:

  • A competitive salary
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Ongoing training, mentoring and development opportunities
  • Up to five days of Volunteer Leave per year
  • Blended Ways of Working


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