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Associate Director, Business Audit

AIA International Limited.
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
Aug 11, 2024

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Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

We don't simply believe in being 'The Best'. We believe in better - because there's no limit to how far 'better' can take us.

We believe in empowering every one of our people to find their 'better' - in the work they do, the career they build, the life they live and the difference they make. So that together we can support even more people - including our own - to live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

If you believe in better, we'd love to hear from you.

About the Role

The primary role of Internal Audit is to assist the Board, the Board/ Local Audit Committee and executive management to protect the assets, reputation and sustainability of the Group. Group Internal Audit (GIA) mission is to provide independent and objective assessment and reporting of the overall efficiency of risk management, internal controls and governance processes across the Group and appropriately challenge executive management to improve the efficiency of these processes. GIA also advises business on ways of improving the business capacity in handling risk.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Support the Head of Internal Audit to deliver the audit plan, mentor the audit team and drive the audit process improvement
  • Engage business functions for the audit activities, lead communications and build up a strong and positive relationship with the business functions
  • Forge working relationship with other internal assurance providers, governance and control functions, risk and compliance, and external auditor to understand regulatory developments and impact to audit plan, and to leverage work performed
  • Co-ordinate with group audit teams on subject matter expertise support and group-level audit engagements as needed.
  • Advise business functions for the implementation of an effective and efficient system of internal control
  • Identify key risks of the business, respond to the emerging risks and communicate potential issues to management and the Audit Committee
  • Lead the annual audit planning process, and develop a risk-based audit plan.
  • Handle, lead and implement audits in accordance with the GIA Standards. Lead special projects and investigations as and when required
  • Review the work of the team members. Review the audit reports and working papers documentation for compliance with the GIA standards
Minimum Job Requirements:
  • University graduate with at least 12 years of relevant audit experience in the insurance, financial or a related industry
  • Proven experience and knowledge in legal, risk and compliance areas.
  • Detailed understanding of life insurance operations, industry practices and legislative/regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent analytical, presentation and team member leadership skills
  • Proven experience in creating reports, summaries and presentations and handling communication with stakeholders such as Governance and Control functions, Risk and Compliance, as well as Group and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge with audit tools and other software such as TeamMate, ACL (data analytic tools).
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet achievements within time, cost and quality constraints.
  • Ability to work independently and be a strong teammate with dedication to quality and strong execution
  • You are required to obtain relevant licence if your job involves in regulated activities
We are committed to building a dynamic and progressive culture. We celebrate the diversity of our people and empower you to be your best and make a difference in your own unique way.

We offer comprehensive employee benefits e.g. group life and medical insurance, MPF Employer's Top-up Contribution, Employee Share Purchase Plan and Employee Insurance Purchase Programme.

Build a career with us as we help our customers and the community live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

You must provide all requested information, including Personal Data, to be considered for this career opportunity. Failure to provide such information may influence the processing and outcome of your application. You are responsible for ensuring that the information you submit is accurate and up-to-date.

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