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Assistant Manager

Location:
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted:
October 07, 2019

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LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/nidhichanana/

Profile – Internal audit professional with 8+ years of experience in Audit, Internal Controls and Risk Assessment

MetLife – Assistant Manager (Sep 2018 to Sep 2019)

Responsible for overall project management of MetLife global internal audits including - planning, field work execution and reporting

Assist Global Internal Audit team in performing test of design and test of operating effectiveness for key financial processes such as Tax, Legal, Treasury, Human Resources

Support external auditors in annual financial statements tie-out and schedules

Document the results of audit work. Co-ordinate with external consultant on audit areas. Appraise the seniors, Head audit and Senior Management about the audit findings and follow up on the same

KPMG – Senior Consultant (Aug 2015 – Sep 2018)

Handled a team of 3-4 audit executives on SOX testing and documentation for US based companies across – Manufacturing, technology, healthcare, airlines, banking and retail sectors

Handled end to end key platinum accounts, interacting directly with the end client and setting right expectations to deliver quality output

Led the project for a leading manufacturing company which involved Designing / updating of RACM’s and test scripts

Drafted and managed document request lists/ audit evidences, formulating of test procedures for various controls, communicating with onshore team for clarifications and audit results

Assisted KPMG Engagement teams in performing process walkthroughs to get a detailed understanding of the operational procedures followed by the client and aid in the testing of controls and identification of risks.

Awarded for exceptional performance individually and within a team across Risk Consulting

Barclays – Senior Analyst (Jan 2014 – Jul 2015)

Aligned with Fraud Risk Management – KRO team (2nd Line of defense) and assist the KRO function in managing governance related activities, Group Fraud Policy implementation and related compliance/MI reporting. In more detail –

Performed independent review, analysis and consolidation of the fraud loss numbers reported by business ensuring that loss is reported per the applicable standards/policies issued by Group Fraud Risk

Monitoring and analysis of KRI, identification of emerging risks/new fraud trends within the business and tracking of other control issues or policy related issues (such as SFEs) for the business

Performed risk assessments (Key Risk Reporting/KRR), identify emerging risks/new trends for the business and advice on possible remediation strategies/policy compliance matters

Ernst & Young – Associate Consultant (Jun 2010 – Nov 2013)

Conducted internal audit for a leading hospitality and telecom industry for areas including - revenue, HR payroll, expenditure, guest servicing, financial management, security and statutory compliance. Conducted channel partner management review for a leading telecom including the processes of appointment, evaluation, payout and exit by performing detailed data analysis of the company information.

Performed internal audit, contractual review and financial testing for a leading energy and petrochemical company.

Conducted Order to Cash review for a leading pharmaceutical company including customer master review, order management process, receivable management, finance and accounts review consisting of book closure procedures, provisioning, cash management

Devised the framework for Sarbanes-Oxley testing for North-American multinationals in the domains of renewable energy, computer sciences, F&B, etc.

Conducted the Quality Assurance analyses for a leading American bank for the verification of audit procedures completed by the in-house teams

Performed risk and control optimization and worked on creating test plans for a manufacturing company, for Inventory, Fixed assets, HR & Payroll processes, Order to Cash, Procure to Pay and Financial statement closure

Awarded for outstanding performance at the EY Annual Awards across Risk Advisory

Academic Qualification

MBA/Post Graduate Diploma in International Business, Symbiosis Center for Distance Learning, India (2011– 2012)

Bachelor of Business Administration, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India (2006 – 2009)



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