Senior Internal Auditor - Financial (Vice President) #109114

Employer
Credit Suisse Asia
Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 12, 2018
Closes
Apr 05, 2018
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
We Offer
The Credit Suisse Internal Audit department has 350 staff based in various locations with the vision of being a compelling voice inspiring confidence in the ability of the Bank to deliver its strategy. We play a pivotal role in safeguarding the Bank's control environment, seeking to deliver value-adding insights through audits and continuous risk monitoring activities to establish confidence in the Bank's control framework and ability to achieve objectives. We are seeking talented, proactive and energetic professionals to join the audit team in Asia and support management by providing assurance on the control environment supporting various Credit Suisse Group activities.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Execute a portfolio of audits, demonstrating an ability to effectively prioritize completing commitments in order to ensure efficient delivery against agreed timeframes
  • Demonstrate effective risk awareness, and develop an appropriate risk based, adequate and effective audit coverage to the audit assignments
  • Identify key issues impacting businesses or functions under review, presenting and agreeing with management practical recommendations and responses for the mitigation of associated risks
  • Maintain a good understanding of technical subject matter relating to Investment Bank related topics (e.g. Global Markets Trading, Equities, Structured Products), including best practices, regulatory requirements and key control processes
  • Execution of a program of continuous risk monitoring and monitoring of business activities (e.g. business and functional governance forums, assessing business developments, identifying and challenging emerging risks and control issues)
  • In partnership with Heads of Audits, maintain ongoing collaborative relationships with business management within areas of responsibility, and understand the key risks relating to Investment Bank.
Typical activities of an Internal Audit Manager includes:
  • Supervise audit teams, provide on the job training during job assignments, and provide necessary oversight and guidance to ensure the audit is completed against relevant targets (e.g. budget, fieldwork timing, report clearance etc.)
  • Responsible for the detailed planning, scoping, managing and delivery of audits
  • Completion and documentation of assigned audit work within budgeted time constraints and in accordance with audit methodology
  • Drafting of audit reports, and clearance of audit issues with senior management
  • Provide assignment feedbacks of the audit team members on assignment
  • In partnership with Heads of Audit, execute continuous risk monitoring on an ongoing basis to drive appropriate focus on identifying and responding to emerging risks, handling partner relationships with senior business management, and advise business management of audit insights and ongoing issues
  • Liaison with other team members, regional and global audit management during audit and continuous risk monitoring as required
  • Support the Heads of Audit on risk assessments
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You Offer
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in internal/external audits in financial institutions, or relevant experience in other control or risk management roles
  • Strong product knowledge of Investment Bank products and processes, particularly Equities and Structured Lending
  • Good understanding of the regulatory requirements in Asia is a plus
  • Ability to operate autonomously, to drive a project / task forward and produce an end state product that can be presented to senior management with minimal required revision
  • Experience on understanding of risk/audit issues and control matters
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and experience of liaising across control areas. Ability to present risk concepts and issues in concise manner to diverse groups
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Bachelor's degree required or professional qualifications within a relevant field (e.g. CA, CFA)

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