Senior VP, Compliance Audit, Group Audit

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Jan 27, 2022
Feb 11, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Senior VP, Compliance Audit, Group Audit

Posting Date: 26-Jan-2022

Location: Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company: United Overseas Bank Limited

About UOB
United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as branches and offices.
Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values - Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department
The Audit function is an independent internal audit team that provides objective assurance and consulting to improve and add value to the Group's operations. We help the Group achieve its strategic objectives by adopting a systematic and disciplined approach towards evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Job Responsibilities
You will lead audit projects and be responsible for the audits of Group Compliance. A sound knowledge as well as familiarity with AML laws and regulatory requirements governing the businesses are essential. The team will perform different types of audits such as global, thematic or business portfolio audits of the Bank's Head Office Operations as well as its regional subsidiaries and overseas branches.

You are responsible for the internal audits including the preparation of an audit plan, scheduling and assigning work, estimating resource needs and finalizing of audit reports . You should be well-versed in assessing risks and controls; recommend business-focused solutions to improve risk management practices; as well as play an advisory role as subject matter expert. You will prepare concise summarized reports and management papers for Audit Committees and other stakeholders. You will also support the Division Head in driving and executing strategic priorities and engagement with key stakeholders.

Job Requirements
  • A recognized degree, with minimum 15 years of relevant working experience either in reputable auditing firms or financial institutions. Professional certifications such as CIA, CFA, ACAMS or CPA are added advantages.
  • Strong experience in risk and controls management, and an excellent working knowledge of compliance and conduct.
  • Proven track record in managing or assessing AML/CFT controls
  • Experience with data analytics to enhance quality of audit is preferred.
  • Able to multi-task and cope with change and diversity in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to think objectively and "think outside the box" when analyzing issues.
  • Possess a strong analytical and problem solving skills with excellent verbal / written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess strong project management skills to lead audit assignments.

Be a part of UOB Family
UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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