Internal Control Specialist - JSOX

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As part of the Nippon Paper Group, Opal is one of Australasia’s leading packaging and paper companies and we employ more than 4,500 team members across our operations.   We manufacture goods that you see, touch and use every day and our customer base includes some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail and Fresh Produce.  

We stand for innovation, smart solutions and sustainability and this is an exciting time to join us as we build our own unique culture fuelled by confidence, energy and passion.   


Discover the Opportunity


We are building a Risk and Assurance function that is lean but mighty!  In this role, you will support the Head of Risk and Assurance in the development and enhancement of the overall Internal Control environment across the Opal Group.   This will include;


  • Management of our JSOX Compliance program & work-plan
  • Implementing robust and fit for purpose controls to ensure our JSOX compliance requirements are met (including controls testing and reporting)
  • Developing the communication strategy and providing educational support throughout the business on our JSOX requirements
  • Liaising with the numerous internal key stakeholders at all levels of management (Process Owners, Control Owners) and being a central point of contact for all JSOX matters
  • Analysing process complexities and identifying effective and efficient solutions to process inefficiencies and/or control gaps.
  • Supporting in the documentation of processes through flow charts, risk and controls matrices (RACM) and segregation of duties matrices.
  • Supporting the business in the design of appropriate action plans where controls gaps are identified and helping drive the remediation recommendations as required.


Discover Yourself


This role would suit someone who has an Internal Audit and Compliance background but wants to be much more than a box ticker!  You will need a genuine interest and passion in working closely with stakeholders in helping them understand the importance of internal controls.   We expect you will have;


  • Degree qualifications in Business/Commerce and ideally be a CA or CPA
  • Approximately 5 years’ experience in Internal Audit or working in a SOX or JSOX Compliance environment
  • A mix of Big 4 and industry experience
  • Previous experience working with multi-divisional, complex organisations (preferably in the industrials/manufacturing sector)
  • Strong communication skills and an abundance of confidence, energy and passion!


For more information please contact Kathy Head on +61418494015 or jump right in by sending us your CV


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