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VP, Internal Audit for Overseas Branches & Group Risk Management Division, Group Audit

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
VP, Internal Audit for Overseas Branches & Group Risk Management Division, Group Audit

Posting Date: 09-Mar-2023

Location: Singapore (City Area), Singapore, 048624

Company: United Overseas Bank Ltd

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 and Thailand, 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
  • Lead or participate in audit projects and be responsible for the business, operational and regulatory audit for International Branches & Group Risk Management.
  • Conduct credit file review for identifying existing and emerging risks relating to credit quality and management of credit risk, assess the appropriateness of counterparty risk rating and the credit administration and operation processes, mainly for International Branches.
  • Link in the reviews with specific aspects of AML/CFT & Sanctions and trade finance and treasury products.
  • Plan, organize, execute and conclude on internal audits including the preparation of an audit plan, audit report, and perform the quality review of auditing standards of the team and make recommendations to improve the audit processes and work paper documentation.
  • Prepare concise summarized reports and management papers for the Audit Committees and other stakeholders.
  • Participate in digital projects which promote data-driven operating model and audit process.

Job Requirements
  • Recognized university degree, with minimum 8 years of relevant audit experience in financial institutions from the banking industry.
  • Professional certifications such as CIA, CFA or CPA will be advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of corporate credit lending, credit management and remedial processes covering front office, middle office and back office functions as well as familiarity with laws and regulations governing the businesses.
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills with excellent verbal / written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Well versed in assessing business risks and controls, to recommend business-focused solutions to improve risk management practices.
  • Able to multitask and cope with change and diversity in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess strong project management skills to lead audit assignments
  • Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability.
  • Good data analysis skill; ability to analyse business data utilizing automated tools would be an advantage
  • Traveling overseas (approximately 25%) for job assignments is required for this position.

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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