Experience

  • Internal Audit Manager

    at Reckitt Benckiser

    July 2017 - November 2019

    Singapore

    - Successfully transitioned and integrated into RB Group Internal Audit function - Responsible for leading and coaching three direct reports (Assistant Audit Managers) - Geographical coverage mainly APAC (including ANZ & India). Supported cross Region audits in the US, UK and Netherlands - Key contact person in South East Asia for Internal Control matters (relating to design and operating effectiveness) - Participated in and provided leads for compliance projects and investigation cases - Earned credibility and respect by Senior Management team for identifying key control weaknesses and high risk deficiencies relating to Distributor Management, Trade Investments and Supply Chain processes. Worked closely with stakeholders and process owners to come up with recommendations and follow up on action plans to address identified gaps - Organized 4 days Global Internal Audit conference in Singapore in October 2018 and received very good feedback from participants

  • Senior Internal Auditor

    at Mead Johnson Nutrition

    July 2015 - June 2017

    Singapore

    - Responsible for execution of internal audit work including planning, data analytics, designing of audit procedures, working paper review, reporting and wrapping up - Support Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) program through risk assessment, testing, reporting and validation of remediation plans - Participated and managed projects as assigned by Management team - Demonstrated the ability to ‘think out of the box’ and brought in creative ideas to the work table - Issued impactful audit reports which resulted in immediate action and attention by the regional/local management teams

  • Senior Group Internal Auditor

    at AB Electrolux

    August 2011 - June 2015

    Singapore

    - Responsible for planning, execution and finalization of financial, operational and compliance audits for APAC business units - Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of operations within the company, including sales, purchase, logistics and warehouse management, after sales management, financial closing process, contract management and Global sourcing activities - Evaluate, test and coordinate the implementation of in-house internal control framework, including providing trainings to APAC business units within scope - Focused on issuing clear, concise and impactful audit reports detailing the key deficiencies and workable recommendations for auditees - Demonstrated the ability to influence and obtain buy-in from management team for key issues by highlighting the key risks in a systematic manner - Winner of “Internal Control Enthusiast” in 2015 Global IA conference awards

  • Internal Auditor

    at YHI International Limited (SGX Listed)

    December 2007 - July 2011

    Singapore

    - Carry out Financial and Operational Audits of subsidiaries within the Group - Review and propose Internal Controls for Group of companies and ensure subsequent implementation - Value-add by assisting subsidiaries in their monthly & quarterly reporting and budgeting - Secondary responsibilities such as preparation and coordination for Quarterly Board Meetings and Annual General Meeting - Assist CFO in preparation and review of quarterly SGX announcements

  • Senior Auditor

    at Ernst & Young Singapore

    June 2005 - November 2007

    Singapore

    - Performed audit and attestation to clients of the following industries:  Banking & Finance  Education  Manufacturing  Construction - Portfolio of clients audited and attested  United International Securities Ltd (Finance)  United Overseas Bank – Subsidiaries (Banking)  Informatics Education Ltd (Education)  Asia Pacific Breweries (S) Pte Ltd (Manufacturing)  Shining Corporation Ltd (Construction)

Education

  • Bachelor of Commerce – Major in Accounting and Investment Finance

    at University of Western Australia

    2002 - 2005 (3 years) State of Western Australia

  • Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Levels

    at Jurong Junior College

    1998 - 1999 (1 year) Singapore

  • Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Levels

    at Pioneer Secondary School

    1994 - 1997 (3 years)

Languages

  • English Native

  • Chinese Conversation

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