The Staff Internal Auditor will contribute to audit projects| reviews of
financial| operational| and compliance risks and controls across our global
portfolio of business units and hotels.
What will I be doing?
This position will be part of a team primarily responsible for risk-based
audits across Hilton|s APAC operations but may also be asked to audit hotels
and processes across Hilton|s Europe| Middle-East| and Africa (EMEA) and
Americas regions. As Staff Internal Auditor| you will be responsible for
performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Efficient execution of assigned projects included on the department|s risk-based Internal Audit Plan.
Participate in detailed testing of key financial controls in support of the company|s Internal Controls over Financial Reporting.
Conduct independent and objective assessments of internal controls| financial results| corporate processes| hotel operations| compliance requirements| etc.
Partner with Hilton department and hotel management to develop corrective action plans in response to all Internal Audit observations and subsequent follow-ups to ensure closure.
Help refine departmental methodologies and deliverables in accordance with professional standards.
Educate and advise property management and process owners on accounting and internal control requirements.
Interacting regularly with process owners and senior management.
Prepare draft audit programs| request listings| testing strategies| and other pre-audit planning activities aimed at ensuring an efficient and effective audit.
Schedule and conduct meetings with management to describe audit objectives| coverage areas| timing| and protocols for concerns / changes / escalations.
Coordinate travel plans and logistics for scheduled audits.
Coordinate quarterly follow-up meetings and document action plan statuses based on discussion with respective management action plan owners.
Build relationships and work closely with regional leadership to identify and mitigate property and Corporate-level risks.
Execute various aspects of assigned Internal Audit projects (i.e.| planning| fieldwork / testing| workpaper preparation| draft reporting| etc.).
Planning and execute testing related to internal controls over financial reporting and hotel audits.
Ensure timely project execution and project / workpaper closure.
Execute Internal Audit projects| internal controls testing| and preparing workpapers / reports in accordance with department and Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA) standards.
Various ad hoc projects for Internal Audit leadership and/or regional management.
Internal audits of hotels| corporate| shared services| and other business areas (as needed).
Partner with co-sourced Internal Audit resources and |guest auditors| on various audit projects.
Educate| train| and advise hotel staff and management on accounting and internal control requirements.
Build solid working relationships and partner closely with regional leadership and hotel management.
Any and all other job duties as assigned.
What are we looking for?
A Staff Internal Auditor serving Hilton Brands is always working on behalf of
our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this
role| you should maintain the attitude| behaviors| skills| and values that
Bachelor|s degree or equivalent in Accounting| Finance| or related discipline.
3 years of experience in internal / external audit experience.
Willingness to travel 50% to 60%| including international destinations (travel will predominantly occur within Asia-Pacific region).
Highly positive and proficient in written and spoken English.
Beneficial attributes would be a highly motivated leader who is able to lead a small team for audit assignments| passionate| an excellent communicator| good writing skills| able to identify and document processes| weakness and key controls| analytical and with an eye for details.
Proficient in use of Excel| Word| PowerPoint| and Visio.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment with superior interpersonal and collaboration.
Strong project management| analytical| and problem solving capabilities.
Strong work ethics with self-accountability for high-quality results.
Positive attitude and perseverance in the face of challenges and / or changing circumstances.
High-energy self-starter capable of completing a diverse workload within strict timelines.
Absolute discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
Highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity.
Chartered Accountant (CA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) (preferred).
Big 4 public accounting background / experience (preferred).
Hospitality industry experience| with a mix of experience from auditing| accounting and / or internal control roles (preferred).
Prior use of advanced data analysis techniques (e.g.| ACL| IDEA| Access| advanced Excel) a plus.
Ability to read and write Chinese is preferred as part of the role requires the incumbent to conduct audit in China where documents are predominantly in Chinese.
Strong business sense| excellent communication skills| attention to detail and an innate desire to grow professionally are keys to success in this challenging position.
Willing to travel 50% to 60% of the time.
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!