Senior Internal Auditor

Recruiter
Gap Inc.
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Posted
15 Dec 2021
Closes
31 Mar 2022
Ref
R17661
Function
Finance
About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.    

This simple idea-that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms-is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our teamis made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the Role

In this role you will support the execution of operational, information technology, financial, strategic and compliance audits and the SOX 404 compliance program. You will also help assess risks in financial reporting processes and perform remote or in-person store compliance audits as needed, in a cross-teaming environment. This is a highly visible, dynamic and fast paced role and you can expect to partner with leaders cross-functionally and at varying levels within the company to better understand departmental operations and controls. You must have a developed analytical skillset that allows you to execute an audit and effectively communicate recommendations.

What You'll Do

  • Conduct internal audits of financial, operational, compliance and strategic processes in a timely manner, specifically:
    • Leading process walkthroughs and drafting process narratives and flowcharts
    • Designing the testing approach and drafting scoping documents;
    • Documenting test results in compliance with industry and department standards;
    • Applying analytical skills and sound judgment to identify areas for improvement; and
    • Drafting audit recommendations and collaborating with business partners on remediation plans.
  • Use data analytics to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of audit projects and to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Develop thorough understanding of financial process and controls; ensure related SOX documentation is accurate and complete and updated; able to assess new processes, systems, or initiatives for risk impact to control environment; assist management in development of remediation of control deficiencies and related change management; provide guidance on SOX documentation, financial reporting risk, control objectives, key control design and operating effectiveness, and financial statement assertions.
  • On an ad-hoc basis, provide assistance on fraud investigations.
  • Perform remote or in-person store compliance audits as needed, diagnose a store's non-compliance with company policies and procedures and provide training to all levels of management regarding company standards.
  • Maintain effective business relationships with key members of management in the Gap International Sourcing [GIS] organization. Interface with HQ, Shared Services, and other US-based Corporate and Brand functions.
  • Assist in the identification and evaluation of enterprise risks and mitigations related to supply chain and other business areas


Who You Are

  • Perform all assigned duties in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as well as department policies and procedures
  • Developed expertise and experience performing financial, operational, compliance and strategic audits and SOX compliance testing at a multinational company. Previous experience in supply chain is a plus
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Proficiency in spoken and written Chinese would be required as well.
  • Effective communication skills, with proven ability to develop and maintain effective business partner relationships and a high level of integrity
  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills with ability to work with geographically dispersed/diverse Internal Audit team members and business partners
  • Knowledge of using data analytics tools such as PowerQuery, Power BI, ACL, Tableau, etc. and intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite. GRC tools such as Audit Board in audit projects is a plus
  • Relevant professional certification preferred (CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE).

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the seventeenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fourth year in a row.

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