Ogilvy

Asia Compliance Manager

Posted Date 7 days ago(23/10/2020 12:38 AM)
Job ID
2020-7786
# of Openings
1
Department
Finance

Overview

We are looking for an Asia Compliance Manager to join our Regional Finance team.

Responsibilities

Occasionally travel to local markets in Asia/ work remotely to perform the following:

  • Perform key cycles’ walkthrough and document the processes in detail
  • Review and test opcos’ internal control processes to ensure the control requirements are fulfilled in accordance with WPP audit guidelines and professional standards
  • Identify and address internal control issues and opportunities
  • Summarize internal control/ WPP internal audit review findings for regional senior management
  • Prepare complex written documents and presentation materials as required
  • Propose feasible recommendation on action plans to local market management and share best practice
  • Follow up with local markets on audit progress
  • Discuss draft issues with local markets prior to closing meetings
  • Attend closing meetings
  • Assist local markets with management comments for internal control and WPP internal audit reports
  • Ensure local markets have implemented remediation plans timely - this may include retesting control deficiencies
  • Educate, advise and conduct trainings with local markets on new/ updated internal control knowledge and financial/ operational workflows

Qualifications

Core competencies

  • Understand assignment instructions and be able to apply them as directed; seek clarity and guidance proactively
  • Be persistent and professional when researching facts and communicating with all stakeholders
  • Exercise proper judgement in reviewing documents and explanation presented
  • Raise questions on inconsistencies in information when applicable
  • Actively listen and correctly interpret messages; respond appropriately
  • Convey information and ideas clearly both orally and in writing to target audience
  • Demonstrate strong negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Build relationships through the development of internal networks

Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in audit firm and sizable multinational company
  • Able to work independently and under pressure
  • Be detail orientated, responsible and self-motivated
  • Possess strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess good command of spoken and written English

 

We offer 5-day work with attractive salary, fringe benefits and good career prospects to the right candidates.

 

All information will be treated in the strictest confidence and used for recruitment purposes.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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