Audit Committee

The Audit Committee was established to assist the BOC in supervising the Company, especially in supporting the BOC in carrying out its functions and duties as well as in complying with Limited Liability Company Law No. 40 Year 2007 Article 121 and Financial Institutions Supervisory Board Decision No. Kep-643/BL/2012 dated December 7, 2012 as amended by POJK No. 55/POJK.04/2015 dated December 23, 2015 regarding the Establishment and Implementation Guidelines of Audit Committee.

The Audit Committee has a strategic role in monitoring the effectiveness of the internal control function and in liaising with Internal Audit and external auditors.

Structure and Membership

Members of the Audit Committee are chosen by the BOC based on the criteria of independency, expertise, experience and integrity, as required in the regulations. The membership of Audit Committee has changed based on BOC Decision Letter No. 001/IV/2023-BOC.MPPA dated April 21, 2023 with a tenure period from the closing of AGMS until the AGMS for the Fiscal Year 2025 which will be held in 2026, confirming to the tenure of the BOC, as follows:

  1. Navin Chandra Nathani
    Chairman/Independent Commissioner
    39 years old, Indonesia Citizen
    He also served as Independent Commissioner of the Company. For a brief profile, please refer to Board of Commissioners Profile.
  2. Marlin
    Independent Member
    Indonesian Citizen, 49 years old
    She holds a Bachelor degree in Accounting from STIE Y.A.I Jakarta in 1995. She started her career at PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk as Staff Account Payable, General Ledger, Paylor Medan Branch (1993-1995), then served as Senior Supervisor at Head Office - Jakarta (1996-1998), joined PT Multipolar Tbk as Senior Project Specialist and Head of Budget Department (1999-2022). Currently, she also serves as Head of Finance, Accounting and Tax in the subsidiary of PT Multipolar Technology Tbk since 2022.
  3. Christine
    Independent Member
    42 years old, Indonesian citizen
    She has a Bachelor of Economics degree majoring in Accounting from Tarumanagara University. Starting her career as a Senior Associate Auditor at Public Accountants Ernest & YoungPrasetio, Sarwoko & Sandjaja (November 2002 - August 2004), Senior Manager Accounting at PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (August 2004 - April 2013) and Chief Financial Officer at PT Nadya Putra Investama (April 2013 - October 2021) and PT Gratia Prima Indonesia (November 2021 - present), a subsidiary of PT Multipolar Tbk.

Appointment of Members

Members are appointed for a term that shall not exceed the term of the current BOC. They may be appointed for one further term. All members must fulfill the membership qualifications set out in the Audit Committee Charter.

Audit Committee Independency

In compliance with the provisions of OJK Regulation No. 55/ POJK.04/2015 on the Establishment and Working Guidelines of Audit Committees and as specified in the Audit Committee Charter, the independence of the Audit Committee is defined as not having family relations up to the second degree, business relations or other relations with (other) Commissioners, Directors or the majority shareholders as well as having no shareholdings in the Company. To comply with POJK, the Chairman of the Audit Committee is an Independent Commissioner.

Audit Committee Charter

The Audit Committee Charter has been updated and approved by the BOC on April 19, 2023 in compliance with POJK No. 55/POJK.04/2015 dated December 23, 2015 regarding the Establishment and Implementation Guidelines of Audit Committees. The Audit Committee Charter has been uploaded on the Company’s website and is reviewed periodically to comply with prevailing regulations.

Audit Committee Duties and Responsibilities

The Audit Committee is fully authorized to carry out its tasks to access records, data and information about employees, funds, assets and other Company resources. The Audit Committee reports to the BOC on its task completion, according to the Audit Committee Charter. Duties and responsibilities of the Audit Committee are:

  1. To review financial information to be released by the Company, such as financial statements, projections and other financial information;
  2. To review the Company’s compliance with relevant Laws and Regulations related to the Company’s activities;
  3. To provide independent opinion in the event that there are dissenting opinions between management and the Public Accountant for the services provided;
  4. To provide recommendations to the BOC on the appointment of a Public Accountant based on independence, scope of assignment and audit fee;
  5. To review the Internal Audit performance and monitor actions taken by the BOD to follow up audit results;
  6. To report to the BOC the various risks faced by the Company and the implementation of risk management by the BOD;
  7. To review and report to the BOC on complaints related to the Company;
  8. To review the risk management performance implemented by the BOD;
  9. To review any reported disagreements on the accounting process and the Company’s Financial Report;
  10. To review and provide recommendations to the BOC on potential Company’s conflicts of interest; and
  11. To safeguard the confidentiality of the Company’s documents, data and information.

Audit Committee Authority

In order to perform its tasks effectively, the Audit Committee has authority to access to all financial reports, internal audit findings and minutes from BOD’s meetings, as well as information and records on the Company’s staff, funds, assets and other resources. Whenever necessary, the Audit Committee may communicate directly and indirectly with Management, the Company’s staff, the Internal Audit Unit and the External Auditor.

Audit Committee Meetings

In compliance with OJK Regulation No. 55/ POJK.04/2015 and as specified in the Audit Committee Charter, the committee should conduct a meeting at least once every quarter, and meetings should be attended by more than half the members. Every meeting must have Minutes of Meeting sign by the Audit Committee Member and reported to the BOC.

In the fiscal year 2022, the Audit Committee held 4 (four) regular meetings with 100% attendance of its members.

Audit Committee Statement on the Effectiveness of the Internal Control System

The Company’s internal control system was judged to be working effectively and adequately in 2022, as reflected by the effectiveness of the internal control functions, including the internal audit function, the risk management function, compliance, and financial and operational controls, among others.