• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 2019-03-19

Head of Audit, HK and Macau - Global Internal Audit

  • Full time
  • Hong Kong
  • 19 Mar 19

Head of Audit, HK and Macau - Global Internal Audit

Some careers grow faster than others.

If you're looking for a career that will give you plenty of opportunities to develop, join HSBC and your future will be rich with potential.

Global Internal Audit provides independent, objective assurance to management and the risk and audit committees as to whether the framework of risk management, control, and governance processes, as designed and represented by management, is adequate and functioning.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Head of Audit, HK and Macau .

Principal responsibilities

  • Develop the annual audit plan for the assigned area, in conjunction with the Global Head of Regional Internal Audit Asia-Pacific
  • Manage the follow-up, tracking and reporting of audit issues, as well as the planning and execution of audit plans to ensure optimum scope and approach while maximising the efficient use of resources
  • Identify and evaluate risks within the internal control environment for the assigned area and business process improvements for segments audited as appropriate
  • Be responsible for grading the materiality of audit findings, identify the root causes and provide an assessment of the overall control risk and management awareness within the auditee business
  • Ensure that team results from the work performed meets audit, business management and regulators' expectations, and lead the team to complete audit work at a high standard while maintaining professional working relationships with auditee management and key regulators, such as HKMA, PRA.
  • Manage and lead a team of auditors in the execution and oversight of Hong Kong and Macau
  • Oversee Hong Kong and Macau locations including presenting and attending Risk Management Meetings for the respective countries
  • Implement the HSBC Group compliance policy by containing compliance risk in liaison with Global Head of Compliance, Global Compliance Officer, Area Compliance officer or Local Compliance Officer



  • Strong educational background to degree standard
  • Relevant professional qualification in accounting or auditing (CPA, IIA equivalent) with a broad and comprehensive understanding of financial services, risk and control concepts
  • Qualified Auditor is highly preferred
  • Demonstrate senior management ability within a large global organisation with progressive career history
  • Ability to build constructive and effective stakeholder relationships
  • Fluency in verbal and written English and Chinese
  • Willingness to travel across the region

You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.

Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.

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