Audit Manager (APAC) - Financial

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse Asia
  • 24 Sep 16

Audit Manager (APAC) - Financial

Credit Suisse Company Overview Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking and asset management capabilities. Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse has expanded to be a global force employing over 45,000 people in 50 countries. With new leadership, a new strategy and a streamlined global organization, we are set for growth. We partner across businesses, divisions and regions to create innovative solutions to meet the needs of our clients-and to help our employees grow. It is a high priority for us to continually invest in our employees by providing ongoing opportunities for training, networking and mobility. Join us and let's shape the future of Credit Suisse together.

We Offer...
The Credit Suisse Internal Audit department has 300 staff based in various locations with the vision of being a compelling voice inspiring confidence in the ability of the Bank to deliver its strategy. We play a pivotal role in safeguarding the Bank's control environment, seeking to deliver value-adding insights through audits and continuous risk monitoring activities to establish confidence in the Bank's control framework and ability to achieve objectives. We are seeking talented, proactive and energetic professionals to take on an Internal Audit Manager role focusing on Compliance activities across the APAC region and who can perform the following:

  • Supervise a portfolio of audits, demonstrating an ability to effectively prioritize completing commitments in order to ensure efficient delivery against agreed timeframes
  • Demonstrate effective risk awareness in order to ensure an appropriately targeted audit approach and emphasis of work performed
  • Identify key issues impacting businesses under review, presenting and agreeing with management practical recommendations and responses for the mitigation of associated risks
  • Identify potential solutions by exploring and analyzing diverse alternatives
  • Maintain a good understanding of subject matter relating to Regulatory / Compliance related topics, including: best practices, regulatory requirements and key control processes
  • Participate in the delivery of audit plan relating to Regulatory / Compliance to ensure the use of sound risk management controls and regulatory compliance
  • Execution of a program of continuous risk monitoring (e.g. business developments, emerging risks and control issues)
Typical activities of an Internal Audit Manager will include:
  • Effectively supervise and motivate audit teams, providing necessary oversight and guidance to ensure the audit is completed against relevant targets (e.g. budget, fieldwork timing, report clearance etc.)
  • Responsible for or assist with the planning, scoping and managing of audits
  • Completion and documentation of assigned audit work within budgeted time constraints
  • Execute continuous risk monitoring and meet and advise business management of audit insights and ongoing issues
  • Liaison with other team members and global and regional audit management during the audit
  • Raise, draft and clear audit observations
  • Experience in planning, scoping and managing internal audits surrounding (minimum of 5 years) or experience is any other control or risk management role
  • Ability to operate autonomously, to drive a project / task forward and produce an end state product that can be presented to senior management with minimal required revision
  • Experience of understanding risk/audit issues and control matters
  • Effective communication skills and experience of liaising across control areas
  • Ability to present risk concepts and issues in a simple and concise way to diverse groups
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • A degree-level education (or equivalent) in a numerate discipline - post graduate/ professional qualifications within a relevant field (e.g. CPA, CA, CFA)

You Offer...
  • Bachelor or masters degree in accounting/finance and business administration or related areas
  • Professional qualifications (e.g. CPA, CA, CFA) preferred, but not required
  • At least 3 years of auditing experience, either in Internal Audit or with a professional services firm (i.e. Big 4). Alternatively, comparable experience within a risk related area (e.g. Ops Risk Management), preferably in financial services
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, including a understanding of emerging trends
  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Self-motivated and results orientated professional

EEO Statement
Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.