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Sr. Internal Auditor

Req id:  33384

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity:
The mission of Internal Audit is to contribute to the ongoing effectiveness of OpenText Corporation (the "Company") in the accomplishment of its mission and vision. In particular, Internal Audit provides an independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the Company's operations and systems of internal controls. Internal Audit provides Management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors with an evaluation of the internal controls of the Company. Internal Audit activities will meet or exceed the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

You Are Great At:

  • Performing risk assessment interviews with management on an engagement basis. Translating high-priority risks into actionable audit programs.
  • Leading specific audits of SOX or financial reporting, operational and regulatory audits, including planning individual audits, performing tests and reporting.
  • Managing engagement performance in accordance with predefined deadlines, reporting progress
  • Independently developing tests for the most complex internal audit assignments.
  • Performing and documenting tests, and for less complex tests, must be able to review tests.
  • Planning, performing and reporting a low risk and/or low complexity audit engagement with guidance from audit management.
  • Assisting managers in assessment of requirements for staff and making recommendations for sourcing of audit resources, monitoring and supervision.
  • Understanding externally imposed regulations and standards, and translating them into actionable internal compliance plans;
  •  Interacting with and support our customer-facing associates and teams to assess external customer compliance needs and translate them into internal compliance planning and response;
  • Facilitating and Coordinating customer audits and post-audit remediation activities;
  • Receiving, researching, responding to and reporting on customer compliance requests; and
  • Manage governance and compliance requirements including policy tracking and compliance requests to completion
  • Responsible for being a representative Internal auditor for the Philippines and the Asia/Pacific region
  • Regularly visiting the headquarters office (in Canada) or other offices outside the Asia Pacific region to plan, perform and report on audits, training, or to meet and work with headquarters counterparts.
  • Be able to work independently, but also be flexible and effective in interacting with colleagues located elsewhere through teleconferencing and/or videoconferencing technology.


What It Takes:

  • Risk Management, Compliance experience
  • Accounting designation such as CPA, CISA, CIA, CRISC, or the like is an advantage
  • Generally, Requires University Degree
  • 3-5 years minimum overall related experience
  • Internal Audit experience (ideally 2-4 years)
  • Proficiency and literacy in English is required
  • Experience in IT audit is an asset
  • Good familiarity with the COSO control framework
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP and SEC/SOX/CSA internal control and disclosure requirements
  • Report writing and strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Works with a sense of urgency and efficiency, a strong orientation toward integrity
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality surrounding items of a confidential/ sensitive nature
  • Works with a sense of professional curiosity and skepticism



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Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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