Internal Audit, Private Banking

  • up to $1.1M HKD
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Eames Consulting Hong Kong , EA Licence No: 16S8091
  • 16 Apr 18 2018-04-16

My client is a top global private bank, looking for individuals to join a newly created audit team. The role will report into the head of audit who sits in China. The ideal candidate will have audit experience in either Private Banking or Investment Banking. The role will require minimal travel of less then 10%. Mandarin skills will be a plus but not mandatory.

Responsibilities:

  • Execution of assigned audit engagements
  • Develop a work plan or approach for assigned audit engagements
  • Adherence to/ implementation of Corporate Audit methodology throughout the execution of an audit engagement.
  • Maintain effective relationships with clients during audit engagements.
  • Establishment of effective internal controls within the LOBs in Asia by identifying and assessing risks, and by participating in the design of internal controls to mitigate risks.
  • Meet and exceed client value expectations and be recognized as knowledge experts in risk assessment, internal control and audit as it relates to the LOBs in Asia.
  • Provide feedback and advice to clients on risks and controls, as appropriate, recommending process improvements that reflect best practices.
  • Suggest new ideas to improve efficiency/effectiveness of client service.
  • Keep current with applicable laws and regulations, corporate policies, industry best practices and developments (e.g. new financial products or technology).
  • Participate in audits, special projects and/or investigations.

Requirements:

  • Candidate will have experience in internal audit in a financial institution, with a formal accounting designation and/or relevant designation(s) (CIA, CFA, or FRM enrollment or completion)
  • Strong background in Private Banking and Asset Management businesses is highly advantageous. (Prefer candidates already assuming IA roles in these areas in other financial institutions.)
  • Good understanding of capital markets products (Fixed Income, Derivatives, Options, Money Market, and Foreign Exchange) would be considered an asset (preferred but not a must)