Senior Manager, Internal Audit

  • 37156
  • Life - Other
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Apr 1, 2020
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Involved in business and governance change projects across Asia, providing controls and risk consultancy.
  • Analyzes, proposes and recommends changes to policies and procedures in order to maintain the structure of internal controls and conform to applicable external regulations.
  • Stays up to date with changes in the industry and analyzes the impact of those changes on the business.
  • Supports the Regional Head of Audit in rolling out and full embedding of the audit strategy within respective area of responsibility. Guides and facilitates others towards achieving the functional strategy, through operational management of team/s and subject matter expertise.
  • Supports the Regional Head of Audit in preparing and monitoring budgets within respective area of responsibility.
  • Supports the Regional Head of Internal Audit in governance activities at all levels within respective area of responsibility.
  • Timely and quality completion of annual targets e.g. Completion of target audit coverage; Achievement of annual utilization rate.
  • Promotes strategic initiatives and changes in line with the current industry status.
  • Promotes improvements of technical knowledge and motivation within team/s evaluated on e.g. Participation to training sessions; Quality Assurance results; Team performance; and Team engagement.
  • Promotes functional excellence within team/s to improve creditability and promote customer focus.
  • Supports team/s to continually reflect the best practices and principles.
  • Helps identifying and developing talents to meet audit succession planning requirements.
  • Helps identifying common training needs and arranging relevant training programs.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • College Degree or equivalent, ideally in business administration, finance, law, insurance/ financial services/ management.
  • IA professional certification holder or relevant technical qualification.
  • Experience in the insurance business as an Audit Senior Manager.
  • 12+ years of experience in an external accounting firm or in an Audit business field and a sound knowledge/ understanding of Risk Management, Governance and Controls standards, with special regards to Mainland China market.
  • Demonstrates in-depth understanding of knowledge relevant to the function, with special regards to mainland China. Shows advanced skills to solve complex and function-wide issues.
  • Experience and/or exposure to advisory/ consultancy roles and/or activities in a major consultancy firm and/or to actuarial audit activities in a life and/or P&C insurance environment is a plus.
  • Fully proficient in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. Any other language is desirable.