Manager, Audit Services Asia

  • Attractive packages + Bonus
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Walters Hong Kong
  • 07 Dec 17 2017-12-07

The Senior Manager of Audit Services Asia is accountable for planning, directing and leading a team to complete audit projects across Asia region (including key risk audits, project risk reviews, investigations and other special projects)

The Senior Manager of Audit Services Asia is accountable for planning, directing and leading a team to complete audit projects across Asia region (including key risk audits, project risk reviews, investigations and other special projects); The candidate is also responsible for the delivery of high quality, professional, cost-effective, value-added and risk-based audit services within Asia; While remaining totally independent, the Audit Services function provides added value by working with management at all levels to improve the management of various forms of risk; The function provides a service to senior management and the board of directors by providing reports which assist them in discharging their responsibilities for overseeing the management of risk

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and lead a team to execute various types of audits across Asia region (including Sarbanes-Oxley Project (aka SOX)) in accordance with Corporate methodology, departmental standards and regulatory requirements
  • Assess adequacy of risk management and internal controls in business; Present findings to and reach agreement with the business unit management; make practical and value-added recommendations to improve control environment and efficiency and effectiveness of operations
  • Prepare audit reports; audit reports are to be clear, concise and well-organised, and issued within departmental service standards
  • Utilise technology to improve effectiveness and efficiency of audit process
  • Ensure quality of works completed
  • Manage projects within time budgets and target dates, reporting any timing problems or budget over-runs to Director and AVP / VP
  • Provide coaching to team members during audits
  • Assist business unit management by providing consulting advices
  • Follow up with business unit management regularly on the status / implementation of remediation actions for timely audit issue closure
  • Actively participates in departmental initiatives

Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of life insurance and asset management business, audit methodologies, control frameworks, risk management techniques
  • Asia regional experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Proven relationship skills including a demonstrated ability to deal effectively with staff at all levels to Assistant Vice President
  • Results oriented; balances multiple priorities and projects
  • Sound business judgement in assessing significance of issues and developing value added recommendations
  • Commitment to quality
  • Recognised accounting (CA, CMA, CGA, CPA) or auditing (CIA. CISA) professional designation
  • Strong team-player who willingly and openly shares ideas and knowledge and vice versa
  • Provide clear and timely constructive feedback; At the same time, actively seeks feedback from others and incorporates any necessary changes
  • Challenges the status quo and proactively makes suggestions for continuous improvement
  • 8+ years relevant

Candidate with less experience will be consider as Manager.