Vice President, Compliance-Internal Audit

Job details

Location: Hong Kong S.A.R
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: VPCIA/NR280323
Posted: about 1 year ago

Job description


  • Establish and maintain effective stakeholder relationship with management, regulator(s) and external auditor(s) to sustain a good understanding and sharing of information on business and operation risks in the banking industry.

  • Maintain close partnership with management teams to ensure good comprehension of their business strategies, plans, products, performance and risk-related issues.

  • Conduct functional risk and control assessment to assist Head of Internal Audit in compiling risk-based Annual Audit Planning.

  • Lead and manage audit assignments on business operations, corporate governance and regulatory compliance of the delegated audit portfolios.

  • Perform audit planning and research to ensure adequate and effective audit scope / coverage.

  • Identify and escalate key control issues with root causes and provide value-added recommendations for control improvement.

  • Compile audit reports to highlight key risk and control issues and major areas for improvement.

  • Ensure completion of audit assignments, update of audit programs and related materials in accordance with the audit standards of the Bank.

  • Monitor and follow up outstanding and overdue audit issues to ensure full resolution.

  • Conduct and supervise special reviews / investigations assigned by Head of Internal Audit / requested by senior management and the Audit Committee.

  • Review management committee papers, risk assessment documents and operational loss / incident reports to identify and analyze trends, patterns, root causes and impacts of existing and potential risks for effective audits and on-going governance reviews.

  • Provide risk management advisory services to business and operation management on new major products / services / special projects.

  • Provide leadership, technical guidance and performance feedback to team members.

  • Coach and share knowledge, skills and experience with audit team members to ensure continuous upgrade of competence and quality of the audit function.

  • Deputize for Head of Internal Audit during his / her absence.



Academic Qualification:

  • University graduate or above (in Accountancy, Business administration or related disciplines)


Competency Requirements:

  • Substantial knowledge of respective responsible areas / functions

  • Professional designation of CPA, CIA, FRM and/or CISA or equivalent.

  • At least 12 years solid auditing experience in financial services industry.

  • Solid product knowledge in the banking industry with good business sense.

  • Well versed in supervisory control requirements and regulatory compliance rules and regulations.

  • Strong risk and control assessment and analytical skills.

  • Able to work independently and deal with different levels of management.

  • Good supervisory and coaching skills in managing and developing audit staff.

  • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills for building and maintaining effective working Relationship with counterparts in Internal Audit and the business.

  • Ability to think outside the box and exercise good judgment when analyzing risk issues and developing and recommending solutions.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese (Mandarin).


If you are interested in finding out more about this career opportunity, please email your resume to Nestor Roldan,


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