Vice President, CIB Technology Audit

  • Attractive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Walters Hong Kong
  • 21 Nov 17 2017-11-21

This role is for an experienced IT audit professional based in Hong Kong to join the CIB Technology Audit Team, reporting to the regional CIB Technology Audit Lead. The individual will manage and execute technology and integrated audits of the CIB businesses across the Asia region and globally, as well as maintaining effective relationships with key business stakeholders


  • Work closely with business and technology audit colleagues to ensure that key risks are identified and assessed in the program of audit coverage
  • Assist in audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, report drafting and follow up and verification of issue closure
  • Perform audit work in accordance with department and professional standards, and complete assignments in an efficient manner
  • Attention to detail to ensure accuracy and completeness of audit coverage
  • Write audit work papers and reports with minimal intervention by the Audit manager
  • Partner with colleagues, stakeholders and control community members to evaluate, test and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls with appropriate recommendations for improvement; This may be delivered through specific audit reviews or through ongoing involvement in major activities or projects
  • Provide continuous monitoring of technology ; Establish and maintain strong relationships with CIB technology leaders and related control groups
  • Stay up to date with evolving industry and regulatory changes impacting the business and technology environment
  • On-going relationship management with key technology managers responsible for the technology platforms
  • Monitor key risk indicators, significant change activities and escalation of emerging issues to management in a timely fashion


  • Bachelor's degree in Technology or Finance with at least 8+ years of internal or external auditing experience, prior experience in CIB is preferred
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and/or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation considered an advantage
  • Understanding of internal control concepts with the ability to evaluate and determine the adequacy of controls by considering business and technology risks in an integrated manner
  • Extensive knowledge of system development life cycle concepts with an ability to quickly learn a complex, distributed computing environment
  • Knowledge of distributed technologies considered a plus along with a good understanding of controls related to operating system and database platforms
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner with minimal supervision
  • Experience in planning and executing audits in accordance with professional standards
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Also, good interpersonal skills with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management, and influence change
  • Ability to quickly build strong partnerships amongst technology and business Audit teams and internal stakeholders. Acts in an integrated manner and demonstrates a proactive and engaging approach during audit planning, execution and reporting
  • Team player who works well individually and in teams, shares information and collaborates with colleagues during execution of the audit plan
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, strong interest in learning, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility / accountability