Head of Internal Audit

  • 36029
  • Life - Other
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  • Malaysia
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  • Oct 15, 2019
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Plan and lead a team to execute various types of audits of assigned areas/countries in accordance with the audit methodology, departmental standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Assess adequacy of risk management and internal controls in business. Present findings to and reach agreement with the business unit management; make practical and value-added recommendations to improve control environment and efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
  • Prepare audit reports; audit reports are to be clear, concise and well-organized, and issued within departmental service standards.
  • Prepare and present audit updates, audit reports, annual audit plan and department budget to the Audit Committee.
  • Utilize technology to improve effectiveness and efficiency of audit process.
  • Ensure quality of work completed.
  • Manage projects within time budgets and target dates, reporting any timing problems or budget over-runs to audit management.
  • Provide coaching to team members and manage their performance and expectations.
  • Own relationship management responsibility of assigned area/country. Assist business unit management by providing consulting advices.
  • Follow up with business unit management regularly on the status/implementation of remediation actions for timely audit issue closure.
  • Actively participates in departmental initiatives.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Good knowledge of life insurance and asset management business, audit methodologies, control frameworks and risk management techniques.
  • Actuarial experience in valuation, or product development in pricing.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written. Able to deal with confrontations and resolve conflicts.
  • Proven leadership skills and demonstrate people management capabilities.
  • Proven relationship skills including ability to deal effectively with staff at all levels to Assistant Vice President.
  • Results oriented; able to strike balance on multiple priorities and projects.
  • Sound business judgment in assessing significance of issues and developing value added recommendations.
  • Ability to part as part of a senior leadership team.
  • Commitment to quality.
  • Recognized accounting or auditing professional designation.
  • Strong team-player who willingly and openly shares ideas and knowledge. Able to collaborate with different team members in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Provide clear and timely constructive feedback. At the same time, actively seeks feedback from others and incorporates any necessary changes.
  • Challenges the status quo and proactively makes suggestions for continuous improvement.
  • 12+ years relevant experience.