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Manager Internal Audit v (1.00) [Wailekutu, Lami, Fiji Islands]

Job Description

CJ Patel Group is a diverse group of companies across a variety of industries, all with the common goal of delivering world-class products and services. With the head office in Suva, Fiji, CJ Patel Group has extended manufacturing, sales, distribution and service businesses in Fiji with renowned brands and products with significant exports to a number of countries.

The Manager Internal Audit is responsible for strategic planning, executing and reporting on operational, financial regulatory and compliance related audit/reviews of the Group. A secondary role is to provide advice on internal control to management including responding to questions on risk management techniques. S/he will report to the General Manager Internal Audit.


Capital Stakeholders (Owners)
1. Assurance Function
  • Provide support to GM in giving Independent and objective assurance to the audit committee.
  • Support in measures to determine the  adequacy and effectiveness of the organisation’s control environment to audit committee.
  • Provide ongoing review of audit findings and progress of audits. Review audit reports and provide conclusions on assertions.
  • Provide Audit support to stakeholder entities (Regional Markets).
Organisational Stakeholders
1. Executive Management
  • Liaise with key management personnel to plan audit timelines and discuss critical areas of concerns; determine audit procedures and conduct the same.
  • Identify and communicate potential areas of reducing revenue leakages, loss reduction and cost efficiencies
  • Support Annual Statutory Audit
  • Ensure implementaiton of statutory audit recommendations and review of audit observations.
2. Effective utilisation of resource Managment
  • Guidence and supervison to audit staff
  • Recognise and identify the training needs
  • Effective and effecient utilisation of workforce
  • Succession planning
3. Safe work environment
  • Work Place safety ensured
  • Communication of safety,Health and Environment to all team members on ongoing basis
  • Environmental regulation is aligned with work palce safety at all times
  • Work palce hazards eliminated at all times
  • System assit in the identification and elimination of work place hazards on on going-basis
4. Statutory and Operationally Compliant Organisation
  • Prepare and agree to potential planned audit plan for calendar year for audit committee approvals,
  • Identify key risk areas of audit and maintain status of key risk areas identified in audit reports
  • Perform continuous business review to ensure that key risk areas are identified and communicated to GM audit and appropriate key management personnel
  • Special Investigations when ever necessary.
5. Organisation's values upheld and demonstrated at all times
  • Collaborate with manufacturing companies within the CJ Patel Group for the benefit of the organisation
  • Monitor and encourage staff to uphold image and value standards
  • Uphold and demonstrate the organisation's image and values
  • Ensure confidentiality of information at all times

Responsibilities - Critical Competencies

Competence Description
Business Performance Manage the performance of the organisation.
Risk Management Analyse and manage risk.
Change Management Implement and manage changing situations resulting from a change in strategic/business.
Planning Deliver results by developing, reviewing or following a work plan, action plan or operational plan.
Systems and Procedures Develop and/or apply procedures to assist the organisation achieve its goals.
Information Analysis Make informed decisions by collecting and interpreting data and information
Documentation Communicate using formal business writing.
Quality Focus Deliver quality.
Leadership Utilise a leadership position to influence people and events and to increase performance.
Team Orientation Work in a team towards a common aim.
Facilitation Assist the progress of work ensuring its timely and effective completion.
Problem Solving Develop practical solutions to a situation.
Self-Management Manage your priorities and objectives efficiently and effectively
Technical Strength Demonstrate knowledge of a specialist discipline.
Compliance Comply with relevant laws and the policies and procedures of the organisation.
Financial Application Apply financial principles and practices.
Mathematical Reasoning Apply mathematical reasoning.
Technology Application Apply technology.


Qualification Discipline Notes
Degree Accounting, Finance, Technology or equivalent combination of Education
Masters Degree Accounting

Work Knowledge and Experience

  1. A minimum of at least 5 years audit experience.
  2. Analytical thinking ability and proper communication skills
  3. Computer literate and good documentation skills
  4. Experience/knowledge of auditing and product costing


Language Proficiency
Excellent command of English
Professional Associations
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)


Interaction Comments
Statutory Authorities


Attribute Definition
Behavioural Styles
Accountable Assumes full responsibility for own actions and identifies with the success or failure of own part of the overall work/goal.
Detail oriented Attends to the small elements of a task/activity, ensuring completeness and accuracy.
Resilient Cope positively with stress and catastrophe. Bounces back from setbacks, mistakes or misfortunes.
Integrity Adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
Interpersonal Styles
Forthright Speaks out frankly without hesitation, showing a direct manner.
Objective Impartial and honest in dealings with others, eliminating own feelings and view to reach a balanced judgement.
Realistic Shows concern for facts and reality, rejecting the impractical.
Thinking Styles
Analytic Able to separate things into their constituent elements in order to study or examine them, draw conclusions, or solve problems.
Numerate Shows abilities in quantitative thought and expression.
Challenger Queries, tests information/beliefs and provokes thought.
Conscientious Demonstrates a sense of right and wrong and a personal obligation to do the right thing.

Suva, Fiji


15 Sep 2023

Date Posted

9 months ago

Closing Date