Role details

Internal Audit VP - Investment Banking

Hong Kong   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Capital Markets audit position
  • Central Location

About Our Client

My client is a multinational financial services holding company, headquartered in Zürich. The company is organized as a stock corporation with four divisions: Investment Banking, Private Banking, Asset Management, and a Shared Services Group that provides marketing and support to the other three divisions.

Job Description

  • Lead the execution of internal audits across different divisions of a Top Tier Global Bank. 
  • Demonstrate effective risk awareness in order to ensure an appropriately targeted audit approach and emphasis of work performed. 
  •  Identify key issues impacting businesses under review, presenting practical recommendations for the mitigation of associated risks. Identify potential solutions by exploring and analysing diverse alternatives. 
  • Building long term relationships with key stakeholders to support continuous risk monitoring (e.g., business development, emerging risk and control issues, and active participation in governance forums). 
  • Maintaining a good understanding of subject matter expertise in relation to Investment Banking including best practice, regulatory requirements and key control processes 
  • Demonstrate an ability to effectively prioritise competing commitments in order to ensure efficient delivery against agreed timeframes. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to proactively manage relationships with auditees, maintaining lines of communication and fostering on-going interaction with the business. 
  • Involvement in a program of continuous risk monitoring (e.g. business development, emerging risk and controls issues)

The Successful Applicant

  • At least 8 years of internal audit experience or equivalent line experience in a risk or control function, including experience in leading audit (internal or external) engagements. 
  • Exposure to risk-based methodologies within Financial Services. 
  • Experience of understanding risk and/or audit issues and control matters. 
  • Fluency in mandarin will be an advantage. 
  • Strong communication skills and experience in liaising across departments and teams. Ability to present risk concepts and issues in a simple and concise way to diverse groups. 
  • Excellent auditing skills and ability to work with minimal supervision. 
  • A degree-level education (or equivalent) and post graduate / professional qualifications (e.g. CPA, CA, CFA) preferred.

What's on Offer

International Culture - Excellent Salary - Central Location

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