Internal Audit Manager

Primer Group of Companies

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1 opening
Preferred Educational Attainment
Graduated from college
2 months ago
Application deadline
in a month
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Retail Industry
Employment Type
Full time
Office Address
Primer Star Center, 2282 Leon Guinto Street, Malate, Manila 1004 Philippines, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Minimum Qualifications:
Graduated from college
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Preferably CIA and/or CISA.
  • More than 5 years of experience in Accounting, Audit and FS analysis and preparation.
  • At least 2 years of experience in a leadership role/people management
  • Preferably with experience working in audit and accounting firms.
  • Training/Skills Requirement
  • In-depth knowledge of GAAP, IFRS and government regulatory requirements
  • Has strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong background and experience on audit methodologies and techniques including big data analytics
  • Advance knowledge in formulating financial analysis
  • Technology savvy and critical thinker
  • Knowledge in wide variety of industries such as retail, industrial, new ventures, shared services, etc
  • Advanced in risk assessment/management and process improvement
  • Advanced in verbal and written communication skills
  • Has high sense of urgency and can keep confidential data/information
Job Description

The Internal Audit and Compliance Manager is responsible for the management of periodic reviews and audits of existing systems, operational processes and information/data of the assigned business unit.

He/she manages the team to achieve process improvements, integrity in the financial statements, and effective preservation of company assets that results to maximized revenues, cost saving and profits. He/she will be reporting to the IA&C AVP.

I.Risk Management

  • Leads the development and implementation of corrective actions plans to resolve such findings conducted by regulatory agencies.
  • Manages the investigative procedures and other procedures prescribed under company policies in handling employee violations of laws, rules, regulations and company standards.
  • Leads audit activities and detects fraudulent transactions/activities/reporting within the organization
  • Presents to management any related risk issues of the assigned business unit that may impact the organization including recommendations to address such risks.


  • Presents audit reports for the review of the management and BOD.
  • Manages the progress in the established IA&C plans that are aligned to KRAs of Strategic Business Units (SBU) and Partners (SBP).
  • Leads in the updating of IA&C related and applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Presents reports to the management to determine the status of IA&C plans, overall progress in implementing approved recommendations, and identified areas of non-compliance.
  • Manages strict adherence to approved audit programs and time budgets.

III.Internal Controls

  • Reviews guidelines and standards for financial, operations and management audit activities.
  • Manages compliance with Company Policies and with relevant best practices standards.
  • Provides recommendations and improvements of the Audit Framework for the Primer Group.
  • Manages the implementation of IA&C plans to ensure quality and continuous improvement in the Primer Group’s internal control processes.
  • Provides direction with external auditors during year-end financial assurance and operations review and provides assistance in the disclosure of the internal audit works.
  • Presents results of findings and related financial impact to the assigned business unit to agree on corrective action steps.


  • Provides improvements and recommendations of management controls within an Information Technology Infrastructure.
  • Reviews the compliance of the system if it is able to safeguard asset; maintain data integrity; ensure accessibility security matrix; confidentiality; availability; and operating effectively to achieve organization’s goals/objectives.

V.Operational (Stores, Warehouse, SBU, SBP, Financial)

  • Reviews and recommends annual audit plan for the assigned units such as Store Operations and Inventory Count, Warehouse Inventory Count, Finance & Accounting Operations Audit, and all other policies and procedures covered & updated in Primer Group’s Policy Portal.
  • Manages timely and effective implementation of the standard auditing policies and procedures covering the scope of audits for the concerned business units.
  • Manages the execution of the annual audit plans for store operations, warehouse inventory count and other departments/business units in scope.

VI.Management of Team Performance

  • Conducts regular performance coaching and mentoring to IA&C supervisors and team members.
  • Reviews and approves developmental plans of the whole IA&C supervisors and team members.
  • Manages regular performance metrics such as monitoring of daily IA&C transactions and compliance to service level agreements.
  • Ensures compliance and implementation of the code of discipline and procedures to the whole IA&C supervisors and team members.
  • Performs other tasks that may be assigned from time to time.
Perks and Benefits
Time Off
  • Flexitime
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Bereavement/Family Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Single Parent Leave
  • Special Leave Benefits for Women
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical / Health Insurance
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, or Vision Plans
  • Employee Discounts
  • Performance Bonus
About Primer Group of Companies
Primer Group of Companies is the exclusive licensee, distributor and retailer of various international brands, such as Tumi, Fitflop, World Traveller and Victorinox Luggage, Jansport, The North Face, Columbia Sportswear, Union Inks and York Air-conditioning. We also operate all the Travel Club, Grind, R.O.X, and Bratpack stores nationwide. We are also involved in the area of industrial products and services through the production and distribution of chemical printing products, retail and maintenance of ACMV and HVAC units with after-sales services and creative graphic design and services.

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