Job ID: R0034744
Date Posted: Nov 17, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: HITACHI ENERGY INDIA LIMITED
Profession (Job Category): Legal, Compliance & Audit
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
The assessment of the control environment and governance processes is the driver for adding value to our businesses. Our mission is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight.
Working as Internal Audit Hub Manager, you will be based out of the Bangalore Hub. You will lead the Hub and execute operational, financial and compliance audits of Hitachi Energy businesses around the globe and communicate the audit results to our local and global Management. In addition to the Hub Manager role you will assume a position of Head of Audit Hitachi Energy India. In this role you will be preparing and presenting Internal Audit, Internal Controls and Risk Management updates for the Board of Directors of Hitachi Energy India.
Lead the internal audit function at Hitachi Energy India including administration of the Hub and people management.
Manage, develop and mentor audit team members and employees on rotational assignments.
Lead internal audits in the areas of Finance, Manufacturing, Operations, Accounting, Sales, Engineering, and Legal/Compliance. Perform process walk throughs and testing of controls.
Design and execute risk-based annual audit work programs to mitigate risks and support the resolution of internal control deficiencies or failures.
Partner with all levels of staff to identify the root cause of control failures and identify feasible corrective actions to support Hitachi Energy in mitigating risks.
Drive consensus across the organization to advance the Internal Audit function and create improved internal controls.
Anticipate and adjust to shifting business needs.
Create the relationship and partner with key stakeholders across Hitachi Energy India.
Collect relevant Hitachi Energy India specific and external risk information, with the support of Hitachi Energy Head of ERM, consolidating and reporting to the Board of Hitachi Energy India.
Prepare and present updates for Hitachi Energy India Board meetings including IA updates, ERM updates and Internal Controls / deficiencies updates.
Draft internal audit reports focusing on process improvements. Deliver audit reports to the auditee and management and openly discuss the observation, associated risks, recommendation and action plans.
Follow up on management action plans to ensure that the identified corrective actions are implemented, and risks have been appropriately mitigated.
Provide advice/guidance during the implementation of new business processes or tools.
Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.
Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Finance or Management.
10+ years of experience.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Audit (CIA) designation preferred.
Excellent written and spoken English.
Strong Leadership skills.
Proven ability to obtain management buy-in for constructive change.
Strong business acumen and understanding of functional linkages. Ability to interact and/or manage cross-functional teams (Operations/Finance) to assist in the creation of integrated system requirements and provide finance, accounting and/or control expertise.
Highly developed written and verbal communication skills to motivate, influence and negotiate, with the ability to challenge at a senior level when necessary.
Thorough knowledge of the Project Management process and risks associated to the implementation of large projects within the energy sector.
Experience from India-listed multinational company
Knowledge of COSO framework and experience applying the framework that supports J-SOX compliance and operational efficiencies.
Experience with leveraging data analytics and using automation for monitoring.