Senior Auditor

  • Excellent
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Eames Consulting Singapore , EA Licence No: 16S8091
  • 11 Nov 18

My client is a European Bank based in Singapore who are responsible for wholesale banking activities. This role will be to plan, execute audits and reporting. To work for a well respected Manager within this professional team of strong auditors.

Key Responsibilities

(A) Assignment planning

  • Assist in setting the audit objective, scope, audit approach/key focus areas, identification of risks and key controls for areas within the assigned audits.
  • Understands the overall audit planning background, assists the preparation of the Audit Planning Memorandum (APM) and the development of the Terms of Reference (ToR).

(B) Audit execution

  • Analysis of the business processes and assesses the risks inherent to those processes.
  • Evaluates the design of the key controls, tests the operational effectiveness of the key controls and assesses the residual risk.
  • Carries out audit activities utilising data analysis tools.
  • Discusses the results of the audit work performed with the Senior Auditor and Audit Manager.

(C) Reporting

  • Participates in close-out discussions with audit client and management.
  • Assist in drawing up the audit report for the management of the business unit.

(D) Audit closure

  • Ensures that audit work is completed and documented in the Audit Application in accordance with guidelines in the CAS Manual.
  • Follows-up the closure of earlier reported audit findings and documents the results in the audit application.

(E) Communication

  • Develops and maintains good relationships with staff of the regional business units.
  • Ensures that all audit stakeholders are actively kept up to date (no surprises) and ability to negotiate, influence and clearly communicate to audit clients to better understanding underlying risks.
  • Builds a network within the CAS organisation internationally.

Person Specifications

(A) Competencies

  • A team player with a proactive attitude.
  • Shows passion, drive and ambition.
  • A challenger who is not afraid to express views.
  • Has a drive for performance and motivation.
  • Is meticulous, organised and able to multi-task
  • Good problem-solving & analytical skills.
  • Positively influences the team and organizational culture by proactively stimulating a “Can Do” / “Right on Time” / “Right First Time” mentality.
  • Looks for and implements improvement opportunities.
  • Achieves timely delivery of high quality audit service.
  • A trusted business partner, while maintaining independence and objectivity
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

(B) Pre-requisites

  • University degree in Accountancy or Banking and Finance.
  • Certified Public Auditor (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Minimum of 7 years working experience, preferably in a risk or audit function.
  • Experience in performing Lending and Compliance audits in the Banking sector
  • Prior Big 4 experience
  • Experience in data analytics, Continuous monitoring will be advantageous
  • Willingness to travel