VP, Internal Audit

  • Attractive packages + Bonus
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Walters Hong Kong
  • 15 Feb 18 2018-02-15

You will collaborate and support the Director to define the appropriate coverage strategy and audit plan for Hong Kong, China, Banking, Corporate Banking and Markets (primarily equity financing and equity derivatives), taking into consideration the Audit Risk Appetite, the current and expected business environment, the regulatory requirements and the resourcing levels within the Function.

You will manage audit work to ensure that relevant risks and controls have been identified and appropriately assessed and you are responsible for delivery of audits / assignments to a high standard in line with audit methodology and to support delivery of the Audit Plan. You will work collaboratively with others in company to develop strong independent client relationships, to be a respected voice.


  • Review and complete processes and documentation of scoping, risk & control identification, control evaluation and observations in audit toolkit
  • Lead discussions with clients regarding audit observations, consulting with the Director where necessary
  • Build independent and respected relationships with clients on each audit and develop on-going relationships with key clients in aligned business area
  • Write high quality observations and audit reports (with input from the audit team). Provide complete, accurate and timely information for reporting
  • Manage audit teams on a day to day basis, working to ensure that audits progress as planned, as regards scope, budget and timetable
  • Continue to update awareness of risk issues and changes across relevant business units and use this knowledge to update audit approach where necessary
  • Develop a wide network of contacts across company internal audit and the business to identify and work towards strategic goals
  • Provide constructive feedback and evaluation to team members for audit assignments and support Directors in their assessment of Assistant Vice Presidents (AVPs)
  • Act as mentor and coach to less experienced team members and support others to develop. Provide guidance to AVPs during audit assignments. Own and drive personal learning to support achievement of career aspirations


  • Extensive experience in risk based auditing or risk / control activities
  • Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. CIA, MIIA, ACCA, CISA, for audit roles; technical qualification for specialist risk team roles; and graduate degree for all)
  • Practical understanding of relevant regulatory environment
  • Experience of managing audits / driving initiatives in a relevant field
  • Proven track record of high performance in previous roles to include senior client management
  • Financial services industry knowledge
  • Knowledge about new and emerging financial products and services
  • Experience of leading others during audit assignments