1. Provide outstanding reassurance to management on policy and controls compliance
2. Prepare audit planning by driving integrated, timely and qualified audit
3. Perform field audit
4. Prepare audit report
5. Monitor implementation of audit recommendation.
6. Assure compliance with Global Financial Control Framework (GFCF)
7. Liaise with the external auditors
8. Continuous step up on team capabilities
1. Provide Reassurance to Management on Policy and Controls Compliance
a. Evaluating policy & controls effectiveness and efficiency.
b. Promoting continuous improvement to achieve the following conditions.
2. Prepare Audit Planning
a. Plan audit timing / schedules, resource allocation / plan and agreed with Board of Directors and Audit Committee.
b. Ensure availability of external resource or auditors as well as their deliverable as agreed.
c. Identify and evaluate significant exposures to risk as part of audit prioritization.
d. Leveraging on the key control framework available and identify similar touch base points in doing reassurance incl. to bring forward focus approach standardization.
e. Review audit guide to define number of test plan, sample, and audit opinion forming.
f. Establish audit cost budget for the year.
g. Controlling audit cost annual budget.
3. Perform Field Audit
a. Co-ordinate and lead the audit team, including, to be the first point of contact of the Audit Department with the management of the audited unit during audit period, in order to manage the audit works.
b. Coordinate the work of the Internal Audit with other related parties, including external auditor.
c. Conduct audit based on prepared audit programs in an effective, efficient, professional and timely manner.
d. Provide day-to-day guidance to and supervision of all team members to ensure that all audit steps are appropriately complied, including the follow-up of previous audits are satisfactorily completed, so that any audit findings are correct, a clear audit opinion can be expressed, and any suggestions for improvements are justified.
e. Confirmand close audit findings with respective person in-charge.
f. Effectively communicate audit findings/observations and value-added recommendations. g. Identify and recommend best practice where appropriate.
h. Complete test plan result & summary sheet as the working papers, including proper archiving for audit supporting evidences.
i. Conduct audit challenge session to have cross audit unit experience sharing.
4. Prepare Audit Report
Prepare the Audit Reports, prepare a formal written report of each audit performed, which includes conclusions, recommendations / agreed action plans.
5. Monitor Implementation of Audit Recommendation
Establish a follow up process & liaise with the Audited Person In-charge to monitor and ensure that management actions have been effectively implemented.
6. Gather audit feedback from Auditee
The feedback will be gathered using online survey tools to measure what the audit customers felt about the experience and how the auditor performs. The feedback will also be used to evaluate each auditor performance and as the input to increase the audit quality.
7. Log all audit files and final report to Internal Audit Sharepoint
To ensure that the experience of conducting an audit unit can be transferred to future auditor (due to rotation policy in Unilever), auditor in charge should upload all audit files, especially the completed working papers and final audit report to Internal Audit SharePoint.
8. Talent Management & Capability Building:
a. Providing structural solution, simplified process and automation tools in audit execution and post audit process
b. Contribute to the finance talent pool and establish career development plan c. Strong partnership to the business, from reassurance provider to trusted advisor
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