Taguig City, Philippines





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Key things to know before you apply: Relocation support is available for this job If you have been in your current job for less than 12 months or if you are on a Performance Improvement Program, you must get the approval of your current manager before applying for the job. If you are not a PMI employee and employed by a third an agency, please make a formal application via the external career site at To find out more about eligibility to apply for internal jobs, please refer to the Open Sourcing Employee Guidebook on the Internal Careers Portal. Be a part of a revolutionary change Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Our new vision means we’re reinventing our financial modelling, planning and forecasting tools. Join us in Finance and you’ll work across the full breadth of the business, making sure our new commercial model is profitable and sustainable. There’s something new to learn every single day: changes to integrate and challenges to conquer. If you love working collaboratively and taking risks, you’ll be in your element here. Our work spans the globe and includes audit, treasury, internal control and commercial financial support. Whether your skills are in financial control, planning and forecasting, data analytics or digital risk, there’s space to move your career forward in any number of directions. Purpose of the Job With PMI’s journey towards a smoke-free future and a consumer-centric organization, the company faces new opportunities and risks. To safeguard the company’s business objectives, ensure its delivery against strategic opportunities, and protect the company against emerging uncertainties, highly professional and industry-leading risk management and internal controls practice is required. The Risk & Controls (R&C) function within PMI defines, leads, monitors the risk management, and internal controls practices and drives the various activities surrounding it. Your day to day: 1. Leading and directing the market / area strategy and ongoing enterprise risk management and internal controls activities (i.e. risk assessment, advisory and review activities) to support the R&C central & regional function, and enable the market management with risk-based decision-making; and 2. Supporting and implementing the transformational activities led by the global Risk & Controls function to establish mature and industry-leading risk management and internal controls practice underpinned by efficient risk management processes. 1. Principal Accountabilities Accountability 1: Drive monthly and annual Integrated Risk Assessment (IRA) exercise for the market/area. Ensure a process is in place to identify, assess, monitor, and recommend mitigating responses to key risks in the market. Align risks and related responses with other assurance functions. Contribute to continuous risk assessment by sharing obtained information and insights. Accountability 2: Ensure the IRA plan is timely executed in the market(s) and adequate support is provided to the global projects. All changes to the risk landscape and IRA plan should be aligned with the Regional R&C Head & communicated to the market/cluster Management Teams and central R&C function. Ensure resources are adequately managed and learnings are shared among the team members. Accountability 3: Support R&C Regional Head in preparing the regional update for the pre-close meeting. Provide details of the changes in the risk landscape including new/emerging risks, key R&C activities during the quarter, update on issues and frauds. Accountability 4: Promote risk culture in the organization by regularly engaging with the stakeholders and communicating updates / changes in the risk landscape and related responses. Ensure full and factual information is provided to avoid confusion & conflict. Accountability 5: Conduct quarterly meetings with the market MT (MRGC meeting) to provide them updated on emerging risks, issues, and activities of the R&C. Prepare and communicate easy-to-understand yet impactful risk management and internal controls related insights for the cluster. Accountability 6: Ensure adequate design of the financial reporting controls during advisory engagements, and SOX testing is performed over the controls in scope for the market R&C responsibility, are in line with PMI ICFR framework and quality standards. Monitor and report progress of deficiencies status to PMI and PWC. Accountability 7: Conduct regular performance and capability assessments of the team members (MAP, talent reviews, etc.). Ensure regular and transparent feedback is provided by the line managers and a development plan is in place. Accountability 8: Provide support to R&C Central Team in the global projects/activities. The Head Risk & Controls / Area Head Risk & Controls collaborates with the regional R&C team, other regional teams, central R&C team members including IBS, various stakeholders at all levels within the organization (Senior stakeholders/ Regional teams / Market Teams), other assurance functions (InfoSec, Data Privacy, Ethics & Compliance, and CAD), and external parties Who we’re looking for Competencies 1) Relationship Building & Positive Friction: Build an enduring relationship with all stakeholders. Use a data-driven approach to challenge constructively, assimilate different points of view and share your own opinion confidently. 2) Change Architect: Act and guide the team in times of ambiguity and effectively work with internal stakeholders. 3) Business Acumen: Deep understanding of the business operation, commercial landscape, regulatory environment, and cluster/area specifics. 4) Bring Real Insights: Leverage data to bring insights and identify areas of elevated/emerging risks, and clearly articulate it. 5) Digital & Technology: Understand all technology-related risks, including data protection, privacy, and impact of using technology. 6) Project Management: Drive, structure, oversee or support key projects and embed new ways of working. 7) Risk Assurance & Process Excellence: a. Constantly look for opportunities to increase knowledge of Risk and Controls. b. Ensure teams are providing effective controls and process guidance with high-quality deliverables. c. Provide insights to improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control processes. d. Share/learn from other markets/regions. Job Requirements: • 10-12 years of experience in (Enterprise) Risk Management, Internal Controls, GRC, Audit, Accounting, Finance, or a combination of the six. • Relevant experience in: o ‘Big Four’ and/or other public accounting / audit / consulting o Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMGC) and Business-to-Consumer (B2C) o Digitization and transformation projects o Multi-year international / global assignments • Fluent written and verbal English language skills. • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Education: • University degree (MSc) level education (e.g. Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Informatics, etc.) • Optional ‘post university’ professional certification/education – examples: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Executive Master Internal/Operational Auditor (EMIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Governance Risk Compliance Professional (GRCP) Certification, etc. What we offer Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers. To join our growing team…