Audit Analytics Manager, IT Audit - Hang Seng Bank (HK)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Hang Seng Bank Limited
  • 21 May 19

Audit Analytics Manager, IT Audit - Hang Seng Bank (HK)

A Career with Hang Seng Bank
Hang Seng is committed to service excellence. Our people are our most important asset and play a vital role in our efforts to continually enhance our performance for customers and provide best-in-class products and services. We seek to attract high-calibre talent by offering a dynamic working environment, good career development opportunities and competitive compensation packages.

Audit Analytics Manager, IT Audit


IT Audit Department

Band 5

Hang Seng's Internal Audit (INA) function provides independent, objective assurance to management and the Audit Committee over the risk management, governance and controls framework, including financial controls to add value and to improve operations through process and control enhancement recommendations. Our Internal Audit function accomplishes its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to the evaluation and improvement of the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes and thereby helps the Bank to achieve its own objectives within its stated risk appetite and in accordance with Bank ethics, values and standards.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our department as Audit Analytics Manager, IT Audit.

The role of the Audit Analytics Manager is to support the individual audit teams in designing, delivering and utilizing innovative, automated analytical tools to improve the overall effectiveness of the execution of audit activities. The successful candidate will be a curious and critical thinker, passionate to design insightful analytics making optimum use of structured and unstructured data and communicating outputs in simple, elegant means.

Principal responsibilities

  • The capture of risk drivers in individual Hang Seng Lines of Business and Functions that allow Hang Seng INA to monitor and make more timely and better informed decisions on when, where, and how to deploy audit resources and/or change the timing, frequency, and scope of audit work;
  • Innovative tests of control utilizing digitized artifacts (data);
  • Continuous tests of control using advanced analytics ;
  • Evaluate and implement new tools that will enable Audit Analytics to meet the technology needs of Hang Seng INA;
  • Develop and follow sustainable processes to support the Audit Analytics operational requirements, including management of risk associated with performance of the analytic (e.g. cross-border data transfer);
  • Develop their knowledge of data sources, structures, meta-data, etc. existing in select Lines of Business or Functions and regions for possible use by the Audit teams;
  • Design, build, and deliver data analytics solutions to meet the needs of Audit;
    Implement and follow an agile, iterative, adaptive approach during the development/delivery of audit technology solutions to meet the timely needs of Audit and add the most value;
  • Drive discussion and collaborate with INA teams to identify areas where technology can add value and existing data can be used to improve audit tests and audit knowledge;
  • Utilize network to source data as needed, observing internal policy and relevant regulations (e.g. cross border, data transfer);
  • Lead the evaluation and implementation of new tools to meet the technology needs of Hang Seng INA;
  • Build and leverage an internal support network (IT, Business Intelligence, Centre of Excellence, Business Users, etc.) to help in solving problems and eliminating hurdles in delivering audit technology solutions;
  • Deliver meaningful and timely results to the teams supported;
  • Exercise effective project management over the projects assigned / led.


Qualifications
Requirements
  • Track record in data analytics, Big Data platforms, including data engineering, analysis and modeling;
  • Solid experience with Business Intelligence / analytical tools and programming (e.g. SAS, SQL, Python, R, Tableau, Qlikview, Hadoop);
  • Experience of statistical techniques, data mining and machine learning algorithms such as regression techniques, neural networks, decision trees, clustering, pattern recognition, probability theory, stochastic systems, Bayesian inference, statistical techniques;
  • Experience of Internal or External audit would be a plus;
  • Bachelor or Master degree in information systems, mathematics, statistics or other quantitative disciplines, big data / data science or related field and equivalent experience;
  • Strong analytical, decision making, interpersonal, time & project management and problem solving skills;
  • Enthusiastic, collaborative and customer oriented;
  • Resourceful and results driven;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Effective presentation and influencing skills.


Candidates with less experience will be considered for the position of Assistant Audit Analytics Manager, IT Audit .