Head of Audit

  • 34133
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Singapore
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  • Aug 31, 2018
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  • German
Reinsurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop, implement and maintain a risk based internal audit plan, aligned with the business and where applicable with the Audit Committees of the assigned companies.
  • Understand and align with company and audit planning.
  • Planning staff allocation in the APAC and MEA Region.
  • Efficient performance of all regular and special audits based on the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors, local regulations and Group Audit requirements. Where applicable in collaboration with other audit units.
  • Coordinating all auditing issues and ensuring excellent communication with management of all units to be audited.
  • Create valuable business insight from internal audit activity to support decision making.
  • Issuing audit reports of high quality with particular attention to major or serious deficiencies and to the measures agreed to remedy them.
  • Monitoring of the implementation of agreed measures to remedy deficiencies appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Quality assurance of working papers and audit reports.
  • Quarterly reporting to Group Audit and Internal Audit and where applicable to the Audit Committees of the assigned companies.
  • Exchanging and collaborating with management of other Group audit units.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Very good university degree, preferably in Finance, Economics, or Actuarial Studies or Law.
  • Long-standing professional experience in internal audit, Compliance, Risk Management or related functions, ideally in the finance or re/insurance industry.
  • Good knowledge of Asia/Pacific re/insurance market and regulations.
  • Management experience, ideally in an international environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to come to grips with complex issues.
  • Relevant certifications.
  • Very good command of oral and written English required; work experience in a multicultural environment and knowledge of the German language or a major Asian language would be an advantage.
  • Strong team player sharing relevant information, highly motivated and conscientious approach to work.
  • Confident and convincing manner, proven negotiating skills and assertiveness.
  • Entrepreneurial skills, ability to manage multiple assignments and track progress.