Key Accountabilities / Specific Activities 1. Assessment of internal control on IT systems in line with IFC manual and related to guidelines-
Perform assessments mainly on IT systems and its controls in line with IFC and J-GAAP requirement on schedule- Report testing results to IFC M with concise and clear working papers including appropriate and sufficient evidences and explanation, and shares it with IFC controllers and associates-
Inform process owners of deficiencies and initiates remediation procedure, if deficiency identified 2. Identification of improvement opportunity on controls and testing of IT systems-
Identify opportunities to improve the IT controls at ALJ and provide professional recommendation to process owners to develop necessary controls and / or improvements with consideration on both of IT and Business risk -
Support Business Department’s control improvement and remediation actions 3. Support to peer IFC Controllers to conduct appropriate IT testing-
Develop the guideline of testing on IT resources for IFC Controllers- Coordinate resource allocations to ensure the test schedule successfully completed-
Review testing procedures and results provided by IFC Controllers to ensure the quality of testing on IT related controls and to maximize the synergy between IT and Business-
Provide training opportunity to other IFC Controllers especially in IT related skills and knowledge- Proactively involve to prepare and conduct the training sessions for department staff in charge with M 4.
Report to the Group IFC- Report to the Group IFC on a regular basis- Respond to requests appropriately 5.Liaison with the external auditor -
Arrange testing schedule with external auditors for which reliance or collaboration is expected- Provide management testing results for which external auditors to review and assess-
Explain rationale for potential / identified deficiencies and remediation plan to external auditors Dimensions Bring expertise and skills in IT systems to the ICOFR framework in ALJ.
Not only conducts testing on IT resources, but also provides knowledge to peer IFC Controllers to improve and maintain quality of controls and testing Improve the quality of entire testing process and documentation related to IT by reviewing the test results Critical Leadership Competencies Lead IFC and department staff in charge to strongly involve the IFC processes-
Conduct the management testing processes with strong communication skills to ensure controls in place- Provide feedback to IFC staff to identify improvement opportunities-
Show a positive attitude and flexibly correspond to the changes- Identify anticipated difficulties and prepare action plan for it when IFC team carries out IFC’s work Key Customers, Committees and Projects -
Key Customers : Management concerning to IFC program, FC senior managers, External Auditor, Business in scope of IFC Projects : Nil (To be assigned if necessary) Committees : Contribution to IFC Sub-
Committee, Audit Committee, and Executive Committee
Expert Requirements 1. AccreditationCertified Information System Auditor (CISA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) with over 5 years of qualification experience.
Equivalent accreditation negotiable.) 2. Sustain competitive advantageUse leading edge information security and internal control knowledge to assess internal control environment in IT systems 3.
Contribution to advancement of CompanyIdentify and evaluate vulnerability of IT systems in process of financial reporting.
Recommend effective and practical remediation actions to Business and IT. 4. Application of skill / knowledgeKnowledge in overall Internal Control on Financial Reporting and advanced Information Security Practices and Technology able to conduct high quality testing on IT systems.
5. Strong English skillFor reporting in English to Global HQ, joining telephone conference in English and communicating with non-
Japanese employees / vendors, high English skill is required. Other Requirements (Experience etc) Native level Japanese and business level English Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skill Work experience in the insurance industry is a plus IT audit experience from Big 4 preferred Microsoft Excel Word Power Point