Senior / Internal Audit Manager, Joint Venture

Date: 05-Sep-2022


Singapore, Singapore

Singtel Group

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Senior Internal Audit Manager (Joint Venture Audit)


The role will be required to liaise closely with the Internal Audit teams of major associates and joint ventures and conduct selected audits in a collaborative manner with the Internal Audit teams of major associates and joint ventures in support of the Audit Committee’s oversight role of governance and internal controls and to facilitate knowledge exchange and skill transfer.  


The candidate should possess in-depth knowledge and expertise of the areas under review; be the subject matter expert in internal audit, internal control, risk management, corporate governance, revenue assurance, and telco products, services, systems and processes; and be able to deliver value-adding quality audits with minimal supervision.




  • Lead in the execution of complex end-to-end reviews of various systems and processes relating to financial, operations and revenue to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls, systems and business processes to identify areas for improvement, control deficiencies and curb revenue leakages and / or maximize revenue


  • Prepare audit plans, develop audit programs for evaluation of the controls over various systems and processes at major associates and joint ventures, perform data analysis, conduct interviews / discussions with relevant personnel and quantify impacts of control deficiencies / process weaknesses. Accountable for communicating control deficiencies / process weaknesses and recommending improvements to management


  • Prepare Audit Planning Memorandum (APM) before the execution of audit work; prepare audit work papers; liaise with management in entrance and exit audit meetings; prepare audit reports for review by Director, Joint Venture Audit and final approval by Group Chief Internal Auditor (GCIA); and follow up of outstanding audit recommendations to ensure prompt implementation by management


  • Assist Senior Director, Joint Venture Audit and GCIA in matters relating to major associates and joint ventures


  • Partner management of Singtel Group and major associates and joint ventures in an internal control and risk management advisory role


  • Build rapports and promote collaborations and knowledge exchange with the Internal Audit teams of major associates and joint ventures


  • Conduct ad-hoc reviews and other investigative work as necessary








  • A recognized degree in Accountancy / Business / Commerce/ Computer Science / IT / Engineering


  • At least 5-10 years of relevant working experience in internal audit and / or external audit with a recognized accounting firm


  • Prior experience in joint venture audit is a plus
  • As the auditees are based in SEA countries and might not be fluent with English, candidate’s ability to communicated in Bahasa Indonesia or Thai would be a plus, but not a mandatory


  • Technically savvy, self-motivated and independent, and a strong team player


  • Strong auditing and analytical skills, as well as good written and oral communication skills


  • Strong interpersonal and people skills


  • Strong understanding and exposure to the APAC region and highly adaptable to different cultures and environments


  • Ability to work under pressure


  • Able to commit to overseas travel (approx. 30% to 50%)


We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated




About Singtel

Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel has 140 years of operating experience and played a pivotal role in the country’s development as a major communications hub. Optus, our subsidiary in Australia, is a leader in integrated telecommunications, constantly raising the bar in innovative products and services.

We are also strategically invested in leading companies in Asia and Africa, including Bharti Airtel (India, South Asia and Africa), Telkomsel (Indonesia), Globe Telecom (the Philippines) and Advanced Info Service (Thailand). We work closely with our associates, leveraging our scale in networks, customer reach and extensive operational experience to lead and shape the communications industry.

Together, the Group serves over 700 million mobile customers around world. Singtel is one of the largest listed Singapore companies on the Singapore Exchange by market capitalisation.

The Group has a vast network of offices throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA, and employs more than 23,000 staff worldwide.