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Mgr, Audit

Req #: 1700075G_en
Location: Singapore, SG
Job Category: Finance and Accounting
Date Posted: 10/31/2017 1:36:19 PM
Baxter International
The Asia Pacific (APAC) manager role has a critical role to plan, scope, and direct our APAC audit activities. Further, while the role is focused on the APAC region, the Corporate Audit function operates globally which requires close coordination and collaboration with the full audit team.  Team colleagues are also based in the US, Europe and Latin America.  The Manager will form relationships with stakeholders to understand business risks at our various locations and recommend a thoughtful audit approach. Risks coverage encompasses financial, operational, commercial, IT, and strategic business risks requiring the candidate to have a broad and open perspective. The Manager will also hire, retain, and develop the APAC team members.
The APAC Manager in Corporate Audit will:
  • Maintain and develop the staff including giving feedback, supporting their development and career goals through on the job training, education, training and mentoring
  • Develop and proactively maintain relationships with various Baxter management stakeholders at the region and country level to understand risks, priorities, and gain alignment with the audit plan and activities
  • Provide thought leadership to the audits and projects performed in APAC and the function; consider a range of risks including financial, operational, commercial, IT, compliance and fraud
  • Support the global audit team during the annual risk assessment process to develop the risk-based audit plan
  • Track relevant quarterly metrics and analyze progress against goals
  • Coordinate management testing of SOX controls across the region; work with site management, HQ, Controllership, and external auditors as needed
  • Support projects and initiatives that sustain and improve the department’s operations
  • Support special projects that may arise
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or related degree is required
  • Seven-plus years of progressive audit and business experience
  • High level of business acumen, analytical, and decision-making capabilities
  • Self-starter with ability to manage, engage, and motivate staff including those who are remote, multi-task across multiple projects/priorities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; effectively work across different cultures
  • Strong audit skills and understanding of IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors) standards
  • Experience managing SOX programs and testing
  • Experience using data analytics for audit risk assessment, smart sampling, or population testing
  • IT controls experience with the following is preferred: JDEdwards, SAP, PeopleSoft, Blackline, Quantum, Oracle database, AS/400
  • Travel up to 50% primarily within APAC region and the United States
  • Certified Public Accountant / Chartered Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor highly recommended; Certified information Systems Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner is preferred
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