Regional Head of Audit – Leading Global Insurance and Investment Management Company

  • Excellent for the right candidate
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cornerstone Global Partners
  • 15 Nov 17 2017-11-15

My client a leading global insurance and investment management company, with a significant presence across Asia, is looking to recruit an experienced Internal Audit professional to leading its Asia Internal Audit function.

The Regional Head of Audit will be responsible for developing and executing the annual Internal Audit plan including Operational, Financial, Compliance, Risk Management and Information Technology audits completing planned audits in an efficient and effective manner. The incumbent will provide comprehensive audit reports for Management and the Audit Committee of the Board on the company’s internal controls. The jobholder will need to build strong relationships with Asian business leaders, helping them to achieve their strategic objective, working closely with second line control functions, to identify emerging and potential business issues and risks, working with other Audit leaders to seek support for the completion of audit work, as required. The Regional Head of Audit will coordinate audit plans and reviews with external auditors, meet regulatory requirements for internal audits in Asia and will lead, develop and coach a high-performing team, managing the budget and expenses related to the execution of the Asia Internal Audit plan as well as actively advancing the company’s position and best interests in various audit-related industry, professional and regulatory forums.

The successful candidate will be a degree holder in Accounting, Finance or other business-related field, candidates with professional qualifications such as CPA, CA, CIA are preferred as are candidates who are MBA holders. Applicants will need to possess considerable senior Audit, Risk or Control leadership experience in Insurance and/or Financial Services organizations with multiple products and complex operations. Candidates will need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

If you have the relevant background and experience please send an up-to-date copy of your CV to Successful candidates will be contacted for further discussion. If you are not contacted your details may be retained for discussion about opportunities in the future.