Head Of Internal Audit, Greater China

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Last update 2024-02-22
Expires 2024-03-22
ID #2013071829
Head Of Internal Audit, Greater China
Hong Kong, Hong Kong,
Modified February 1, 2024


  Job Description: The Department As the Head of Internal Audit for Greater China at our global asset management firm, you will work alongside a team of skilled auditors and data specialists from the Asia Pacific, US, and Europe regions.

Our Internal Audit function provides essential assurance, advisory, and investigative services.

You will partner with business leaders to address key organizational risks and challenges, offering strategic data-driven solutions.

Our goal is to be trusted advisors offering impactful solutions.

We leverage technology, data analytics, and agile methodologies to add significant value to the company.

  General Purpose of Position Reporting to the APAC Regional Director of Internal Audit, you will oversee, implement, and execute the audit program for Greater China and other regional and global areas of responsibilities, as defined by the Regional Diector.

You will manage and execute the audit process, conduct audits, oversee staff or contractors, and report findings to management.

The role will perform portions of the audit work individually, while also supervising and reviewing work performed by any staff auditors or third-party contractors and present audit results and recommendations to the management.

  Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Strategically plan audits for Greater China and support the Regional Director in overseeing the Asia Pacific Internal Audit Team's activities.

Create audit testing approaches that align with audit goals, incorporating advanced data analytics by collaborating with the Data Analytics team.

Conduct audit work independently or oversee the work of assigned staff or contractors, ensuring proper documentation of workpapers, identification of control weaknesses or inefficiencies, and timely completion of audits.

Compile audit findings and lead entry/exit meetings to secure management's agreement and action plans.

Follow up on previously noted audit issues, undertake special investigations as needed, and monitor the implementation of management's corrective actions.

Foster and sustain strong relationships with business partners.

Facilitate team member training and development through on-the-job coaching, enhancing critical thinking skills, providing constructive feedback, and engaging in the performance management process.

Proactively foster a culture focused on risk and control awareness across the organization.

Qualification and Experience: Bachelor's in accounting, finance, or related field, or equivalent experience.

Professional audit or accounting designation (CA, CPA, CFA, CIA, ACCA, ACFE) preferred.

7-10 years in internal audit or related roles, with leadership experience.

Familiarity with Greater China regulatory and audit landscape, would be a plus Asset management or securities industry experience is a plus.

Substitution of direct audit experience with relevant industry experience is acceptable.

Competency and Opportunity Skills: Ability to lead and motivate high performance audit team.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Self-starter and motivated must be able to work without frequent direct supervision.  Ability to effectively lead and execute engagements within cross-functional and cross-regional teams.

Results-oriented and comfortable as an individual contributor on certain assignments.

Pro-active problem solver, excellent critical thinking with the ability to thoroughly identify and investigate issues and determine the appropriate course of action.  Work through contentious issues with customers in a non-confrontational style.

Ability to handle confidential information and communicate clearly with individuals at a wide range of levels on sensitive matters.

Excellent analytical, critical thinking and decision-making skills.

Excellent project management and administrative skills.

Excellent supervisory, relationship management and team building skills.

Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse, cross-functional, and international environment.

Adaptable and comfortable with changing environment.

Demonstrates high professional ethics.

Fluency in English and Mandarin is a Must.

Travel: Potential for domestic travel

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Head of internal audit, greater china

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