Manager, Internal Audit and Internal Control Compliance

Full time @Melco Resorts & Entertainment in Accounting / Finance
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  • Job ID 7933
  • Remote Job No
  • Experience 5 Years +
  • Academic Level Bachelor

Job Description

Melco Resorts & Entertainment is looking to hire Manager, Internal Audit and Internal Control Compliance/

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assesses the adequacy and effectiveness of financial, operational and compliance controls of the Group’s business and operations in Cyprus, through the performance of risk-based audits and a well-coordinated integrated audit plan
  • Carries out the Group’s internal audit and internal control review (SOX) programs to system of internal control related to financial reporting, operational and compliance control objectives is
  • designed and operating effectively
  • Performs periodic monitoring of internal audit and internal control compliance, reviews test results and related remediation activities
  • Monitors business activities, functions and practices to ensure compliance with local regulations and policies in Cyprus (including any internal control requirements on gaming operation)
  • Recommends improvements to strengthen the overall control environment, based on findings from audits and risk assessments including internal accounting controls, designed to safeguard
  • the Casino’s assets and resources, promote Casino growth, and ensures compliance with the local laws and regulations
  • Assists in establishing and developing appropriate and effective internal compliance policies and procedures on any new regulatory requirements and business activities or products
  • Plans and executes audits of client/server technology platforms and evaluates IT internal controls and works collaboratively with management to identify actions needed
  • Performs special reviews and investigations on internal audit and internal control compliance issues as required
  • Supervises junior staff when acting as Lead auditor on a job, including assigning and reviewing their work and providing mentoring and training as needed
  • Discusses and agrees findings and recommends remedial actions with Auditee management. Proffers economical resolutions to issues identified. Identifies any key compliance risks and weaknesses and recommends enhanced procedures to improve operational efficiency and control. Drafts reports and recommendations on areas reviewed
  • Coordinates controls assessment and SSAE reporting requirements on third party service provider as required
  • Coordinates the external audit review of internal controls, over financial reporting as part of the SOX compliance program for entities and operation in Cyprus
  • Provides advice to members of management, officers and employees on internal audit and internal control compliance issues
  • Provides or assists and implements appropriate training program, in conjunction with the Training Manager, coaching, and guidance to internal audit and internal control compliance staff in
  • conducting audits and other audit-related issues; and supports risk base approach, dual purpose program, key controls and remediation efforts on an on-going basis
  • Maximizes productivity and morale by setting goals, evaluation procedures, providing clear guidelines and by developing team spirit


Key Performance Indicators

  • Involvement in setting up of the workflow and determining of audit scope for operation in Cyprus
  • Completion of assigned work to the required professional standard within the time allocated
  • Minimal staff turnover
  • Staff achieving accreditations




  • Minimum of 7 years internal or external audit experience, of which 3 years’ experience preferably gained from a Big 4 CPA firm
  • Experience in gaming or hotels resort will be a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of GAAP (US GAAP/IFRS), SOX regulations
  • Relevant internal and external audit experience



  • Degree holder in Finance, Accounting, Business or related disciplines
  • Recognized accounting professional qualifications (ACA/ACCA and others)
  • Recognized internal audit professional qualifications (CIA, CISA)


Skills / Competencies

  • Knowledge of planning and performing duties on risk-assessed basis and good understanding of IT application and general controls is essential
  • Knowledge of SEC reporting and SOX requirements
  • Knowledge of COSO model of internal control assessment will be considered as an advantage
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English is mandatory
  • Result-oriented, self-motivated, detail-minded, able to work and manage projects independently and work as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to utilize appropriate operating systems and software applications to access data, generate and process reports
  • Must be able to meet numerous statutory deadlines under tight time constraints
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to summarise information and technical issues in presentations or memos for senior management
  • A creative, analytical and practical approach to resolving issues, and able to work under pressure and multi-task


Personal Competencies

  • Displays a high commitment to delivering results
  • Leads others to achieve business objectives
  • Communicates effectively
  • Achieves agreed objectives and accepts accountability for results
  • Displays the highest level of integrity
  • Ability to maintain discretion
  • Self-motivated
  • Approachable

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