(Sr.) Mgr, Internal Audit – Banking ($65k+)

Location: Hong Kong, Central and Western District
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Retail & Corporate Banking
Reference: 33569
Job Published: November 02, 2020
  • Deputy Head of Internal Audit dept.
  • Mini. 8-yr internal audit exp. in retail/ corp. banking.
  • Strong knowledge of HKMA regulatory requirements.



Our client is a vibrant Fintech group in Hong Kong with strong partnership with well-established corporations in banking, investment management, corporate financial advisory services, etc.



  • Assisting Head of Internal Audit to develop the annual audit plan, audit procedures and audit methodology
  • Performing risk assessments of Virtual Bank’s control environment for business lines, operating environment, and supporting functions
  • Developing & implementing tools to analyze data to improve audit efficiency and effectiveness, ultimately be a source for analytics that business units adopt to provide business insights or for continuous auditing
  • Performing risk-based and regulatory audits covering business lines (e.g. corporate, retail banking business) and support functions (e.g. Anti-money Laundering)
  • Possessing expertise in regulatory requirements (e.g. HKMA Supervisory Policy Manuals)
  • Following up audit recommendations post-audit, assessing residual risk, validating remedial work performed and documenting and closing issues
  • Reviewing Internal Audit’s continuous monitoring program, in order to identify changes to risk assessments, audit plan
  • Leading ad hoc independent reviews where required, through participation on advisory engagements / special projects
  • Acting as a Team Leader to share knowledge, skills and experience with team members to enhance their professional career development.
  • Identifying emerging risks and themes to be reported to management and Audit Committee of Virtual Bank



  • University graduates or above in related disciplines
  • At least 8 years of solid working experience as a professional auditor or banking business practitioner with core audit and business skills, particularly Corporate Banking / Retail Banking / Risk / Anti-Money Laundering / Customer Due Diligence
  • Professional audit qualifications, e.g. CPA, CIA, CFA, CAMS are added advantages
  • Good understanding of the banking industry and possess strong technical knowledge
  • Sound knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements (e.g. HKMA Supervisory Policy Manuals) and best practices in the industry
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management, and influence change
  • Able to work independently and proactively, demonstrating a strong sense of ownership and commitment to deliver quality audits on time
  • Confidence to deliver tough messages and engage in difficult conversations
  • Quick learner and having strong interests in fintech
  • Ability to think critically, objectively and "think outside the box" when analyzing issues and recommending / developing solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Chinese


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