Main Purpose :
Support organization to accomplish its objectives, assess and manage company’s risks. Further, evaluate and verify that the organization maintains robust internal control environment to ensure effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes by providing recommendations on company’s controls and processes.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities :
Bachelor or Master in Business economics, Audit, Accountancy or equivalent.
3 - 4 years in internal audit or combination of external / internal audit, preferable with experience in business process re-engineering.
Shipping / Oil / Bunkering business experience is desirable.
Ability to think outside of the box and identify improvement opportunities to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls
Excellent writing, verbal and presentation skills in English
Ability to act successfully in an international business and multicultural context
Good interpersonal skills and ability to interact with varying levels of the organization
Independent, flexible team player with strong analytical and influencing skills and conceptual thinker
Taking ownership and accountability and comfortable to work in a pressured environment
ACCA, CIA, CCSA, or similar certifications are desirable
SOX and IT audit experience is desirable
Knowledge of accounting guidance (Dutch GAAP and IFRS), accounting processes, financial instruments and derivatives is desirable
Provide quality deliverables
Pay attention to detail
Firm, decisive and result oriented
Key Responsibilities :
Participate in designing and maintaining of Trafigura’s internal control framework; Mainly focus on shipping and bunkering business
Develop an in-depth process understanding of the area to be audited, summarize findings and propose improvements
Participate in risk assessment activities, audit planning and developing audit objectives
Perform walkthrough procedures and test of controls. Monitor the implementation of the remediation actions
Support the monitoring process on continuous improvement of effective control environment and efficient processes flows for the Group and locally for the Athens office
Monitor and document operational and financial reporting processes, identification of process risks and mitigating controls
Review the usage of the system and suggest improvements to ensure continuous improvement and further automation
Undertake ad-hoc reviews as required by the Internal Control plan.
Monitor how local management manages local risks and general adherence to control best practices.
Key Relationships and Department Overview :
Key Relationships : Chartering
Claims / Disbursements
Time Charter Freight Analysts
Marine & Technical team
The Internal Controls Team supports management across the Group in annually assessing risks and controls for the governance, trading, IT and support processes.
Results of these activities are reported to the Board of Directors accompanied by action plans to strengthen controls and further mitigate risks where required.
Internal Controls manage these annual framework cycle activities and external auditors validate the existence of the Traﬁgura Internal Control System every year.
Additionally the team performs site reviews to assess how local management manages risk and to identify opportunities for improvement, and advises on process design for new IT applications.