Internal Audit Manager, APAC

Job Title: Internal Audit Manager, APAC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai
Reference: WD30109012040
Contact Name: Rebecca Lu
Job Published: March 29, 2021 09:02

Job Description

What you will do

  • Under the supervision of Global Internal Audit Director, Regional Internal Audit Manager APAC is responsible for planning, supervising and executing field audits, evaluations of internal controls, financial and management reporting, operational effectiveness reviews, and business systems reviews at primarily APAC locations. Has full responsibility of specific internal projects or audits. Written and oral presentation of findings to all levels of Company management is required. The individual may also be involved in special operational projects, department projects and administrative duties. Travel up to 40%.
  • Proactively plans, leads and/or supervises field audits, activities and special projects throughout the APAC region.
  • Defines the specific objectives, theory and scope of audit work to be performed, including risk analysis and audit programming.
  • Supervises the timely and effective accomplishment of departmental administrative tasks related to planning and performing audits and other projects.
  • Plays an instrumental role in project management ensuring audit related activities are accurately reported to company management on a timely basis.
  • Coordinates and supervises work performed with the independent public accountants.
  • Ensures audit approach and work program addresses the highest risk areas given the time available.
  • Analyses processes and data and assesses level of compliance with applicable procedures, adequacy of controls, efficiency and effectiveness of operations and accuracy of reported information.
  • Reviews and discusses audit reports with Internal Audit management and the management of the audited unit (and higher level management, as appropriate) on a timely basis. Proposes solutions and formulate recommendations for business improvement, cost savings, and profitability enhancement. Helps elaborate realistic action plans.
  • Reviews and ensures the timely completion all staff and senior audit work performed.
  • Plans and supervises audit work with special projects such as investigations, acquisitions, and re-engineering teams.
  • With Global Internal Audit Director, manages the hiring and recruiting activities of the domestic audit staff.
  • Manages Internal Audit department annual global risk-based process and planning.


What we look for

  • B.S. or B.B.A. in Accounting or Finance or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree related to business and management such as MBA is desirable; professional certifications such as CPA, CIA, CMA, CISA, or similar international certifications, are desirable.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with increasing responsibilities in accounting/finance and auditing function, experience with multinational companies preferred.
  • Strong understanding of financial accounting principles, US GAAP and orientation toward internal controls, risk assessment and operational auditing; understanding of relevant industry is a plus.
  • Project management experience with the demonstrated ability to lead teams.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage time, prioritize, and handle multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Fluency in English required, other foreign language skills (e.g. Japanese or Korean) are desirable.
  • Ability to work efficiently in very fast-pace work environment and deal with stress and competing priorities.
  • Strong analytical and data management skills.
  • Prior experience with SOX and compliance preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills, including significant experience in written and oral reports and presentations to high-level management. Should have ability to listen effectively, evaluate the most critical elements being communicated and communicate with staff and management on an open and timely basis.
  • Ability to motivate others to achieve desired results.  Leads others to take appropriate action, and follows through on commitments.
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships and contribute to the efforts and accomplishments of individuals and teams throughout the organization.


What you will love about Johnson Controls:

  • We’ve been dedicated to protecting the environment since our invention of the electric thermostat in 1885, which provided a fundamental shift in the energy efficiency of buildings. Now, all over the world, our products and services empower customers and communities to consume less energy and conserve resources.
  • Global, innovative, industry leader
  • Embraces diversity
  • Growth opportunities abound
  • Fast-paced, evolving company, always learning, always adapting
  • Great benefits; including Healthcare related wellness discounts, great 401k match, company-funded retirement program, vacation, sick time, floating holidays and national holidays

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