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Senior Vice President - Head of Business Audit

Employer
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 7, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Company Introduction:

We're home to Asia's most dynamic and vibrant capital markets.
Connecting capital, ideas, inspiration and innovation for deeper, more diverse and liquid global capital markets; providing greater choice and opportunity for our customers, each and every day.

HKEX is a purpose-driven company. Our commitment to the long-term development of our business and our markets is articulated in our purpose: "To Connect, Promote and Progress our Markets and the Communities they support for the prosperity of all."

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Group Head of IA, the Head of Business Audit, is responsible to provide independent assurance services to the Group with a primary focus in HKEX's businesses and operations. Key mandate of the role includes providing value-added and insightful recommendations to improve HKEX's risk management and internal control systems for senior management and other key stakeholders.

Job Duties:
  • Lead, develop and retain a high performing team, with a focus on building talent, continued engagement and development. M otivate and inspire the team by providing information and tools they need to perform their duties.
  • Apply a risk-based approach in the annual planning and work closely with Risk and Compliance to promote more accountability in the first line functions.
  • Drive a robust continuous risk assessment and monitoring program and be agile in response to emerging risks and the latest group's strategic development.
  • Partner with other Heads of Audit to drive, formulate and execute the GIA's strategy and risk-based annual audit plan in an integrated manner, ensure audits have adequate coverage of key risks.
  • Drive and monitor the team's performance in alignment with GIA's performance scorecard.
  • Evaluate and manage the team with adequate human resources, expertise and proficiency to ensure complete delivery of annual audit plan.
  • Build strong relationships with senior stakeholders to provide insights, share lessons learnt and promote accountability and risk and control mindset. Manage complex dialogues and interactions with a wide spectrum of senior management across first lines and Risk /Compliance functions.
  • Collaborate with Group Risk and Compliance functions to ensure consistent and holistic risk assessment, wider collaboration of emerging areas.
  • Assist the Group Head of Internal Audit to deliver complex issues, risks and trends that impact the Group's control environment to senior management and regulators.
  • Assist the Group Head of Internal Audit to run an effective Audit Committee and report GIA results and achievements to the Committee.
  • Drive innovation, including the use of data analytics tools across audits and continuous monitoring of business activities to enhance automation and efficiency.
  • Lead ad-hoc projects and investigations as required.
Job Requirements:
  • 20 years of experience in audit, risk and control leadership roles with exposure in managing audit methodology and innovation.
  • A university graduate of relevant disciplines (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Technology, etc.).
  • Possess at least one relevant professional qualification e.g. a CPA, CFA, CA, CIA, CISA, CISM or FRM.
  • Good knowledge of auditing standards, internal control framework and industry best practices.
  • Proven leadership, talent management and project management skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to build and strengthen professional relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate agility and the ability to drive changes in a fast-changing environment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to anticipate issues with a solution driven mindset.
  • Knowledge in financial products, listing, exchange, clearing and settlement rules and regulations.
  • Experience in leveraging data and technology.
HKEX is committed as an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is one of our core values and we look to support, respect diverse perspectives, abilities, culture and experiences within our workplace.

Location:
HKEX - Exchange Square

Shift:
Standard - 40 Hours (Hong Kong SAR)

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Worker Type:
Permanent

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