Jeff managed the delivery of the internal audit program for the Melbourne Cricket Club for over five years. Reviews included financial reporting, payroll, accounts payable and receivables, assets and capital works management, IT governance, implementation of a new membership system, contract management and heritage asset collection. Insights lead to enhanced processes, more efficient systems and a stronger control environment and culture.
Evaluated the design and operating effectiveness of the internal controls established to manage intellectual property (IP). Outcomes included the development of an IP governance framework, IP asset register, standard IP clauses for inclusion in all employment, suppliers and partner contracts, filming and photography guidelines and the development of an IP asset protection strategy.
Examined the governance framework and developed an Assurance Map detailing processes key controls. Governance elements evaluated included committees, codes of conduct, statutory reporting, the risk management framework, policies and procedures, the delegation of authority and internal controls framework. We identified the ownership and accountability for key governance elements and their related assurance activities.
Assessed numerous event day cash handling processes, including the National Sports Museum and Yarra Park carpark. Assessment of controls included Point of Sale, debtor management and financial reporting.
Facilitated biannual event day threat risk and control assessment workshop. Risks identified at these workshops aided event continuity and disaster plans and covering the following: