Title:  Internal Controls Manager

Job ID:  92906
Country:  Egypt
City:  New Cairo
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

New Cairo, EG, 11835


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Internal Control Manager



What this position is about – Purpose: 


In this role, you'll lead controls and compliance efforts for Egypt entities, including cross-functional support for FZ and GSC. You'll oversee the timely completion of all recurring activities, drive internal audits, and enhance the control environment. Regular reporting to the market FD and regional/functional stakeholders is also part of your responsibilities.



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 JTI compliance framework, and ensure all impacted employees are fully trained on existing and new compliance procedures
  • Ensure all recurring and ad-hoc controls and compliance procedures are completed on time and with high quality. Coordinate 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
  • Own 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
  • Build excellent communication with the organization and with regional/global control functions



Who are we looking for - Requirements: 


  • CPA qualification, with time spent in Big 4 accounting firms (audit) and/or internal controls/internal audit functions of large multinationals
  • At least 5 years of experience in Egypt in controls, compliance and statutory reporting environment. Validated communication and self-starter skills. Technical accounting experience is highly desired
  • English and Arabic proficiency
  • High-quality PowerPoint and Excel skills required. Exposure to SAP and Microsoft Dynamics is an asset



What are the next steps – Recruitment process: 


Thank you very much for your curiosity about the role. You are welcome to apply. 

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