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Title:  Senior Internal Auditor

Job Number:  9559

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.  

From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

Are you up for the challenge?

About the Role

John Holland is part of the CCCI Group which is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC). CCCC is one of the largest listed companies in the international infrastructure and engineering sector.

We currently have an opportunity available for a Senior Internal Auditor, who will be reporting into the Manager of the Internal Audit Group within CCCI. This role is primarily responsible for conducting complex internal audits, providing independent and objective assurance on internal controls, and identifying and implementing sustainable process improvement solutions within the John Holland Group but at times other CCCI subsidiaries if necessary.  You will work collaboratively with customers, the audit team and other assurance functions within the organisation to deliver high quality audits and meet deadlines.

Responsibilities of the role include;

  • Conducting high quality business audits from beginning to end
  • Preparing concise and informative audit reports for senior management
  • Identifying and documenting inherent risks and controls within business processes
  • Applying better practices and business knowledge to critical thinking to identify root causes in weaknesses found and provide pragmatic recommendations to the business to deliver improvements
  • Providing input in the development of internal audit strategy and annual audit program
  • Monitor and follow up with the implementation of actions agreed with management
  • Liaising with external auditors and consultants as appropriate

To be successful in this key role, you will demonstrate;

  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Legal or Engineering
  • CA/CPA accreditation
  • CIA, CISA or equivalent
  • Internal audit experience within construction, heavy industry or engineering sectors
  • First, second or third line of defence assurance experience in projects, IT, business cycles, commercial, operations and governance.
  • Expertise in applying risk and control concepts
  • Experience in complex stakeholder management
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively to drive positive outcomes with key stakeholders
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills
  • Proficient in data analytics and use of data analytical tools.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as an excellent team player.
  • Ability to multitask, self-time manage, prioritise workload and with a “can-do” attitude.
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Conversational or business level Mandarin (preferred)
  • Willingness to travel domestically or internationally as required as the role covers all functions and locations of John Holland. 

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

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