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Manager, Internal Audit

Employer
Tapestry
Location
Shanghai, China
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Function
Legal
Level
Manager

Job Details

We believe that difference sparks brilliance, so we welcome people and ideas from everywhere to join us in stretching what's possible.

At Tapestry, being true to yourself is core to who we are. When each of us brings our individuality to our collective ambition, our creativity is unleashed. This global house of brands - Coach, Kate Spade New York, Stuart Weitzman - was built by unconventional entrepreneurs and unexpected solutions, so when we say we believe in dreams, we mean we believe in making them happen. We're always on a journey to becoming our best, but you can count on this: Here, your voice is valued, your ambitions are supported, and your work is recognized.

A member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive. Visit Our People page to learn more about Tapestry's commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity.

Primary Purpose:

The Manager of Internal Audit will be responsible for leading or working independently on audits of a specific business/ functional area/ region and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls relating to risks within those business areas. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Internal Audit, this role will support the planning, execution and reporting of financial (including SOX), operational, and compliance internal audits. This position will perform assigned audit tasks and when applicable, direct the work of other staff conducting independent audits of internal controls, financial records and operations, for compliance with the Company's internal accounting policies, and certain laws and regulations. The position will also assist business with coordination and maintenance of the business continuity plans, training and awareness and tabletop exercises.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Internal Audit to...

  • Execute the company-wide internal audit and financial compliance program aimed at assessing accounting and operating procedures and ensure compliance with the Company's internal accounting policies
  • Plan and execute SOX compliance reviews, review and evaluate internal controls, identify control and operational weaknesses, and recommend procedures to improve business practices and policies
  • Plan and perform complex financial and operational reviews, which address accounting risk, business risk, and regulatory risk; develop recommendations around existing controls in place as well as the necessity to develop new controls
  • Engage and develop effective working relationships to support cooperative responses to risk and control matters and issues, including coordinating with various co-sourced resources
  • Communicate the results of internal audit reviews directly with business unit and senior management
  • Supervise consultants in support of executing audits per the audit plan approved annually by the Audit Committee


The accomplished individual will possess...
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required
  • CPA or equivalent required
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the Accounting and Internal Auditing field
  • Big Four auditing experience and/or Retail industry specialization preferred
  • Project management skills - effective consultation, interpersonal, prioritization of topics/issues and organization
  • Strong background and experience with audit methodologies and techniques
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in Chinese and English
  • Working knowledge of the COSO internal controls framework
  • Understanding/knowledge of US GAAP; and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Experience of working with Alteryx is a plus.


An outstanding professional will have...
  • An objective, independent, mature, and unbiased approach with the highest degree of integrity
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to assess risk, analyze the business/operating impact, and identify the root cause underlying issues
  • Polished communication skills, including an ability to listen to the needs of the business units and comprehend complex matters; articulate issues in a clear and concise manner, research complex matters, and present findings as well as recommendations in both oral and written presentations
  • Ability to work effectively across the organization, effectively soliciting full cooperation and being accepted by business partners as a true risk advisors
  • Excellent team player who works extremely well in a in a collaborative environment
  • Function independently and multi-task in a dynamic, changing environment
  • Ability to influence, train, mentor and leverage the skills of others to achieve objectives


Our Competencies for All Employees
  • Courage : Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
  • Creativity : Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity : Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy : Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Our Competencies for All People Managers
  • Strategic Agility : Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others : Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
  • Building Effective Teams : Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
    and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.


Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Tapestry, Inc. at http://www.tapestry.com/

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