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01/09 Tanima Ghosh
Manager - Talent Acquisition at KCT Group

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KCT Group - Lead - Internal Audit - Aquaculture (6-10 yrs)

Chennai Job Code: 972380

Qualification : Qualified CA / Engineer (Production) or MBA(Production)

Industry exposure : Feed industry, Food industry, Aquaculture, Food processing, Manufacturing

Language Proficiency : Tamil / Telugu

The role will be responsible for :

- Collaborate with Group IA Head to define the IA policy basis globally recognized IA frameworks, standards & guidelines

- Lead the exercise for identification / updation of audit universe and consult the Leadership Team to finalize the audit universe

- Formulate the IA plan

- Audit execution, reporting, follow up & tracking

- Driving deliverables for outsourced audit engagements

Detailed Responsibilities :

Audit strategy / Planning :

- Understand the business and operations model for audit planning and scoping

- Gain in-depth understanding of operations - activities, SOPs, MIS, systems, procedures, targets, benchmarks, challenges, etc.

- Identify inherent risks within each function / operations area and define audit plans and duration with risk-based approach

- Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly audit calendars and allocate the engagements

- Periodic review of audit plans for alignment with business expectations

Audit quality :

- Initiate and implement effective auditing system to review all business operations and processes

- Integrate best practices and systems into the audit programmes

- Produce reports underlining the relevant problems and providing prospective ways out

Audit Management :

- Meticulous preparation of audit (operations) programme and data requests

- Develop a concurrent audit programme for all operational areas e.g. production, SCM, inventory, processing, selling and marketing activities, etc.

- Execute a root cause analysis programme on a concurrent basis for all operational targets, identify underlying factors causing targets to be missed, identify ways and means that can be deployed as preventives

- Summarise all findings of the RCA for Top Management attention as part of business review meetings

- Smooth conduct of audits and act as POE as per defined escalation matrix

- Review audit reports and validate findings and highlight deviations

- Discuss and finalise the audit reports with LT & Group IA Head

- Enforce and monitor adherence to actions committed for resolution

- Ensure timely and effective closure of audit findings

- Provide assurance on governance and controls

- Ensure strict adherence to SOPs and Policies via regular and structured review mechanism

- Develop a risk management framework for various critical functions to identify and develop risk mitigation strategy e.g. governance risks, compliance risks, operational risks, financial risks, strategic risks, etc.

Stakeholder Management :

- Constant engagement with LT to gather information on strategy, operational issues / priorities and for business understanding

- Work with business management team to enhance IC, governance and risks management

- Drive quality and accountability in deliverables from external agencies hired for audit / special assignments

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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