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Procurement Assurance Lead (Grade 9)

Malaysia - Central - Kuala Lumpur
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Job ID 101963BR Job category Finance Group Segment Corporate & Functions Relocation availableNo CityKuala Lumpur CountryMalaysia Travel required Negligible travel

Job profile summary:

GBS facing activities in the Internal Control Team including assurance and monitoring of GBS own processes.

Job Advert:

  • Develop deep understanding and expertise of the functional strategy and key risks to the delivery of the strategy in the Procurement Functional Tower
  • Enabling functional success through the delivery of assurance which protects value
  • Develop second line of defense assurance and monitoring processes including continuous monitoring through data analytics

  • Provide SME input into the global rotational assurance programme

  • Identify and understand internal control risks and controls for each assurance review

  • Develop the scope of individual assurance reviews

  • Engage with senior partners in the development of the scope of assurance review

  • Apply their experience and subject matter expertise to provide insights to improve how risks are looking after

  • Identify value adding process and performance improvement opportunities, including simplification and automation opportunities

  • Lead, motivate and engage teams and SMEs involved in delivering assurance work

  • Work closely with the Global Procurement LT in further developing the three lines of defense model for our procurement activities

  • Work with the network of category managers and other procurement professionals in providing advice over the adequacy of the controlled environment, including risk barriers for compliance with rules and regulations (including international trade regulations)

  • Play the part as regional assurance tag for the delivery of our continuous monitoring and assurance reviews taking place in Asia (as the only assurance team member in the region)

  • Serve as the primary regional point of contact for the local leadership in relation to our assurance and monitoring of controls in both Kuala Lumpur and Bangalore (BPO)

  • Serve as support for the local Internal Control Service Managers as a link into the wider assurance team located in Budapest

  • Balance issues as they arise during the course of assurance reviews, raising to Assurance Managers and HoC as necessary

  • Deliver high quality and impactful written reports and presentations

  • Provide assurance on a sample basis of the closure of key incidents

  • Provide assurance strategy

  • Execute activities within the BPO assurance model

  • Provide input into Assurance Manager for the continuous improvement of the incident reporting process

  • Leading global due diligence process in regard to the Procurement function, enabling the head of function to provide required attestations on the control environment in GBS

  • Serve as an ambassador to the Internal Control Team

Preferred Experiences
  • Educated to university degree level or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Business Management
  • At least 8 year experience in comparable Control & Compliance and Risk or Audit roles
  • Experience in Internal Control, Internal Audit, Ethics and Compliance or Legal
  • Experience in developing and executing a second line of defence assurance strategy
  • Excellent understanding of system controls, financial controls and risk assessment including an understanding of how Finance processes and systems operate at the company and key interfaces
  • Proficient in English both verbal and written
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and social skills
Essential criteria
  • Recognised Accounting or Internal Audit qualification

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