Senior Audit Manager

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 05_090519
Sector: Investment Management

The Role Responsibilities

  • Establish and develop effective working relationships with Management of business units and relevant support functions for which incumbent has risk assessment responsibility.
  • Act as liaison with Management to ensure full understanding of business strategy, plans, products, performance and risk-related issues at the business unit level and communicating these to the relevant Audit Team members via bottom-up continuing risk assessments and dialogue.
  • Perform, support or lead where directed, the planning, fieldwork, and reporting of internal audit engagements to deliver agreed assurance objectives to established standards and timelines.
  • Actively track and escalate, where appropriate, significant issues and audit findings that remain unresolved.
  • To help develop and maintain a robust risk assessment process for documenting and communicating the results of the assessment, the consolidated audit plan and strategy for the assigned portfolios and / or business functions.
  • Maintain effective relationships with internal GIA stakeholders to provide input/assistance on developing their audit approach as required. 
  • Provide non-assurance services to business units where required, through participation in advisory engagements / special projects within the Group.
  • Where undertaking the role of Team Manager, provide performance feedback to team leaders and team members.
  • Share knowledge, skills and experience with team leaders and team members to guide and assist in their development.
  • To identify, clearly, document and escalate significant issues.
  • The individual will be a core regulatory audit specialist and also be expected to participate in another cross-functional/country audits.
  • To assist the Country Head of Audit to ensure accurate and timely management reporting is provided to the GIA Management Team.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Solid work experience as professional auditors or business practitioners with core audit/business skills, particularly Information and Cyber Security / Retail Banking / Distribution of Wealth Management products / Operational Risk / Anti-Money Laundering / Customer Due Diligence.  Knowledge of key Hong Kong regulatory requirements and their impact on the bank and financing business.
  • Effective collaborative skills that contribute to positive working relationships with counterparts in the Group Internal Audit and the business.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and seek guidance when needed.
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task without loss of quality.
  • Flexibility to work across different functions and situations, and change priorities at short notice.
  • Demonstrates the ability to think critically, objectively and “think outside the box” when analyzing issues and recommending/developing solutions.
  • Effective verbal communication skills.
  • Written communication skills of a high standard.
  • Ability to foster a participative and cooperative work environment.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to the Group’s core values.
  • Engagement in professional certification activities, including completion of mandatory Bank-sponsored industry certification where appropriate.