Internal controls :
Propose the internal control strategy every year, based on TGSB direction as well as risks identified (management feedback, external auditor reviews and management letters, internal control questionnaire, controls result...)
Implement the internal control strategy as validated by top management
Conduct ongoing reviews of all operating procedures, controls and compliance measures of the company on the local as well as Group level, to determine any potential risks or breaches of conduct.
Contribute to audit reviews done by internal and external auditors
Review and update existing controls based on risk analysis
Provide corrective actions and recommendations for areas of noncompliance to local and group level procedures;
Identify and assess areas of risks for the company and propose mitigation / corrective action plans.
Procedures & Methods :
Ensure that internal control policies and procedures are known by employees and are complied with consistently.
Ensure that local policies and procedures are compliance with controlling guide lance and contribute to the improvement of TGSB’ Standard Operating Procedures.
Ensure that all processes and systems developed comply with the internal controls standard
Delegation of Authorities / Segregation of duty :
Ensure that the delegation of authorities (internal / external) are up to date and in line with job descriptions.
Ensure that segregation of duties is enforced in SAP and that SAP authorizations are in line with internal Delegation of Authority.
Ensure that Group rules and guidelines are being followed
Prompt follow-up on the implementation of audit recommendations (internal or external)
Be constantly updated on any new Group guidelines and disseminate the relevant information accordingly
At least 3-5 years of work experience in a Finance and Accounting role, in an internal / external audit or internal controls capacity.
Prior experience in a Shared Service environment or in Oil, Gas and Energy industry is an advantage
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or in a related field.
Skills : in-depth knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements and accounting procedures; SAP (nice to have) and excellent skills in Microsoft Word and Excel (proficiency);
demonstrable deep knowledge in Audit, Controls and Risk Assessment methodologies and practices.
Soft skills :
o Planning & organizing
o Results Orientation
o Client Orientation
o Initiative & proactivity