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Specialist - Internal Controls COE

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CEBU CITY (Capital)

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Job Description and Qualification:

The position is responsible for monitoring the design and operating effectiveness of key financial controls and maintaining close working relationships with the company, Corporate Controllership, and audit providers. 

Essential Responsibilities: 

• Monitor controls framework at Cebu location 
• Perform audits designed to evaluate risk and test internal controls, as well as identify opportunities for best practices and improvements 
• Document accurate, logical, and detailed workpapers that clearly and thoughtfully describe the audit objective, test procedures and results, and conclusions reached 
• Establish and maintain excellent relationships within the team and with business stakeholders 
• Communicate audit results timely and collaborate with the team to develop creative, yet practical, recommendations 
• Support and monitor controls remediation efforts 
• Train local team to ensure understanding of controls, documentation expectations, and related ownership 
• Drive local process of documentation preparation for external auditors 
• Coordinate with external auditors and liaison during local audits of company locations and OpCo’s provides services for 
• Ad-Hoc projects as needed 


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management or related field preferred 
• Understanding of US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, COSO framework, and leading business practices 
• 4 years relevant experience in Finance and/or 2 years in Audit, either within the Big 4 Audit Firm or in a multi-national organization. 
• Prior experience within Risk & Compliance or Internal Control role, finance experience is preferred 
• Microsoft Office skills, primarily Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint 
• Energetic, self-starter and strong focus on continuous improvement initiatives 
o Ability to multi-task and demonstrate strong organization skills 
o Strong oral and written communication skills 
• Flexibility to adapt to an ever-changing and improving environment 

Preferred Qualifications: 

• High level of customer focus and ability to maintain a positive attitude at all times 
• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products 
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists 
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment 
• Self-directed, positive and ethical role model able to work with minimal supervision 
• Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative 
• Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times with suppliers, internal customers and coworkers; fully observe company's Code of Ethical Conduct, Employee Handbook “Personal Conduct of Employees” policies and ISO Quality System Standards