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Title:  Internal Control Manager

Job ID:  82821
Country:  Egypt
City:  Cairo
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Cairo, C, EG, 11835


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Internal Control Manager


Position purpose:


In this role, you will be responsible for: 

  • Leading the controls and compliance pillar for Egypt entities (including cross-functional support for FZ and GSC)
  • Ensuring all recurring control and compliance activities are completed on time with high quality
  • Leading all internal audit engagements 
  • Driving control environment improvements
  • Ensuring the control environment is reported on a monthly basis to the market FD, and to regional/functional stakeholders as needed


What will you do – responsibilities:


  • Lead the controls and compliance pillar for all Egypt entities. Ensure a robust control environment, guaranteeing the effective execution of JTI standard controls, plus the enhancement of the environment through additional local controls. Ensure all entities are in line with the JTI compliance framework, and ensure all impacted employees are fully trained on existing and new compliance procedures. Produce monthly reporting confirming control and compliance execution, failures and exceptions. Where weaknesses or failures are found, share outcomes immediately and propose and implement remedies. ensure all entities are in line with BAP/Memo requirements and coordinate entity submissions with GVA FCG to ensure timely issuance of approvals
  • Ensure all recurring and ad-hoc controls and compliance procedures are completed on time and with high quality. Oversee the monthly, quarterly and annual recurring control and compliance procedures and ensure stakeholders are briefed, training is kept up to date and issues are quickly identified and resolved. Ensure the need for ad-hoc or new controls and compliance procedures are quickly identified and implemented
  • Lead the internal audit process within the entities. Act as a local internal audit on an annual basis, leveraging past audits and own experience to continue testing risk areas and strengthening controls. When entities are subject to an internal audit, lead the engagement, coordinating with the internal audit team and entity stakeholders to ensure a smooth end-to-end process without disrupting the business
  • Through a deep understanding of internal controls, compliance and internal audit requirements, drive the Egypt entities to a best-in-class control environment. Constantly search for risk areas, control enhancements and automation and ensure the stakeholders in the business buy into the concept of a strong control environment. Lead the onboarding process for new employees at all levels to set the tone for controls in Egypt, and book regular training and updates with key stakeholders as needed



Who are we looking for – requirements:


  • You are graduated in any finance-related subject or MBA
  • CPA qualification, with time spent in Big 4 accounting firms (audit) and/or internal controls/internal audit functions of large multinationals
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in Egypt in controls, compliance and statutory reporting environment. Proven communication and self-starter skills. Technical accounting experience is a big asset
  • English fluency, Arabic fluency. High-quality PowerPoint and excel skills required. Exposure to SAP and Microsoft Dynamics highly desired


Recruitment process:
Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.
We provide feedback to all candidates.



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