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AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM had revenue of $18.2 billion during fiscal year 2017. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

About AECOM AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients...

About AECOM

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM had revenue of $18.2 billion during fiscal year 2017. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Director, Internal Audit, APAC (Hong Kong based)

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 10 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Shatin New Territories, Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 13-month pay, 5-day week, Insurance plan, Medical plan
Industry Architecture / Construction / Engineering / Quantity Survey
Job function Accounting > Audit
Published On 25/05/2018 2018-05-25

The Director, Audit Services reports to the Corporate Vice President, Audit Services and is responsible for the execution in support of the organization’s internal audit goals. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead our Asia/Pacific team overseeing the audit of businesses and/or functions to identify opportunities to standardize, simplify and improve processes.
  • Make recommendations for remediation of identified issues in a timely manner and revisit areas with previously defined deficiencies to assess results.
  • Continuously assesses risk to adjust goals as appropriate and executes the audit plan as approved and/or modified by the Audit Committee.
  • Assist in overseeing the execution of a comprehensive audit approach (policies, procedures, processes, controls and measures) responsive to financial, compliance and operational risks in accordance with professional standards.  Identifies control procedures used to ensure key risks are properly controlled and monitored.
  • Works with Legal, Ethics, and Risk Management personnel on all aspects on special investigations including those identified via the Hotline, specifically to include the financial aspect of all investigations.
  • Communicates with external auditors to ensure proper audit coverage, elimination of duplication of effort, and improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of audit activities.  Liaises with the
  • Assistant Controller responsible for Sarbanes-Oxley on controls-related matters.
  • Ensures findings of unmitigated risks and/or control deficiencies are adequately communicated to be understood and remedied by operating management and senior management. Works with operating management to ensure that remediation plans are appropriate, implemented in a timely manner, and yield desired results. 
  • Oversees co-sourcing arrangements on an engagement-by-engagement basis. 
  • Benchmarks the department on a regular basis in pursuit of better practices.
  • Trains audit personnel on a continuing basis with regards to Company methodologies.
  • Implement value added Audit activities that identify opportunities for operational efficiencies.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting or Finance or other related discipline.
  • Professional certifications is required, such as CIA, CPA and CISA or equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in industry, experience with a US/European company is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP, internal controls, business processes, and COSO and IIA standards.
  • Successful track record of leading high performing teams in sizeable multinational companies is required.
  • Fluency in English is required.  Proficiency in Cantonese and Mandarin is preferred.
  • Periodic travel (25-30%) and international travel may be required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, a track record of dependability, leadership skills and a high standard of personal integrity are required.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead effectively in a cross-divisional and cross-cultural environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent professional and administrative projects.

 

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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