Senior Audit Manager – Information Technology – VP Level

  • Competitive Salary Package for the Right Candidate
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cornerstone Global Partners
  • 23 Apr 18 2018-04-23

My client one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions in Hong Kong is looking to recruit an experienced IT Audit Manager to join its Audit Department.

The Senior Audit Manager will have responsibility for the overall coordination and management of all audit and administrative activities relevant to the assigned audit portfolio including the risk based annual audit planning (AAP) exercise, completion of the Audit plan pertaining to the portfolio, ensuring proper coverage and prioritisation of operations and project audits taking into consideration business needs without compromising Audit’s independence. The incumbent will perform assigned operations and projects audits, ensuring proper discharge of Audit’s mandate in line with the Audit plan including management of multiple audit teams, management and other relevant stakeholders to objectively and professionally plan, execute and complete the required audit assignments/initiatives, assessing and articulating residual risks, preparing and/or performing quality assurance of audit reports for issuance, as well as conducting the required follow-ups. The jobholder will advise and collaborate with business management to identify opportunities /options in addressing risk and control issues with the objective to improve systems of internal control, lead ongoing improvement of the IT Audit methodology to ensure effective and consistent audit assurance aligned with the company’s and industry best practices. The Senior Audit Manager will motivate, coach and develop Audit staff to raise their proficiencies on internal audits, cultivating and nurturing require competencies son IT auditing as subject matter experts, as well as suggesting better ways to achieve relevant Audit’s Performance Indicators (KPIs). Lastly, the incumbent will support the review and updating of audit standards and guidelines (eg. AAP risk assessment methodology, audit processes/workflows, audit quality control) for continued improvements and appropriateness.

The ideal candidate will be a University Degree holder (ideally with relevant professional qualifications such as CIA, CISA, CISSP, CSM, PMP, etc) with at least 10 – 12 years’ experience in Internal Audit, External Audit or Operational Risk Management, relevant to IT/Technology gained in major or multinational corporations. Candidates with purely Financial Services experience will also be considered. Candidates will have gained solid knowledge, experience and expertise on any of the IT domains or functions including IT Infrastructure, IT Operations, Information Security, IT Project Management, System Development etc, a good knowledge and understanding of the International Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and assessment and articulation of risk and controls. Applicants will possess strong analytical ability and excellent interpersonal and communication skills including fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.  

If you have the relevant background and experience please send an up-to-date copy of your CV to smakhija@cornerstoneglobalpartners.com. 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.