Manager, Internal Controls, SEAPAC

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organisation:

Position is integral to the on-going focus on Corporate Governance. It aims at:

  • Enhancing Internal Controls situation at local level
  • Ensuring compliance with established Group Internal Control frameworks and Group/Market/Brand best practices and established policies
  • Primary objectives are the protection of company assets as well as ensuring effectiveness and efficiency of operations, reliability of reporting and compliance with applicable external laws and internal regulations
  • Leading initiatives focused on improving the efficiency, transparency and effectiveness of business processes. Responsible for working with management to identify opportunities for improvement, measure and analyse current business processes and redesign processes to meet the needs of a complex and growing business


Key Responsibilities:

  • Raise awareness/maintain knowledge of the Global Policy Manual on local level incl. an understanding of emerging developments and addressing of recommended policy changes to GP&IC
  • Regular update of  local policies (based on global policies if existing), procedures and related internal controls, based on best practices and Group requirements
  • Timely coordination/execution of the local ICS testing (control reviews) re key controls incl. the mandatory documentation in BWise
  • Timely coordination of the local Internal Control Systems Self-Assessment (ICS SA) process with all respective owners, as well as identification of possible improvements and gaps closing
  • Support/follow Group Policies & Internal Controls (GP&IC) requests on various ICS topics
  • Timely coordination of the local quarterly Representation Letter process
  • Communication of the local/global policies and ICS requirements
  • Participation in the Global ICS network incl. ICS calls, WebEx sessions, sharing of best practices
  • Plan and conduct process review/audit to identify internal control issues/improvement opportunities and solutions



  • Global Internal Audit findings and/or Local Internal Control Review action plan follow-ups.


Key Relationships:

  • Country: General Manager, Heads of Department and Process Owners
  • Market: Senior Manager IC & PP, Specialist IC & PP
  • Group: Group Internal Controls
  • External auditors


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Self-starter
  2. Hands on and attention to detail
  3. Strong communication skills (written and oral English)
  4. Strong analytical skills
  5. Ability to organize work and projects, prioritize and meet deadlines in an efficient manner
  6. Ability to balance need for operation efficiency and risk control
  7. High degree of responsibility and personal integrity


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  1. University Degree and above
  2. CIA or CPA qualification a plus
  3. Internal/ External auditing qualification preferred
  4. Minimum of 5 years in similar function/position


IT Skills

  1. Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  2. SAP exposure a plus





Location:  Singapore
Country:  Singapore
Team:  Accounting & Finance
Brand:  adidas
Position Type:  Full time
Number:  189761
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