(Sr.) Mgr, IT Audit - Banking ($65k+)

Location: Hong Kong City
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Technology | Retail & Corporate Banking
Reference: 33410
Job Published: April 16, 2020
  • Qualified CISA/ CISSP/ CISM is advantageous.
  • At least 8 years of IT audit/ control in banking domain.
  • Strong business mind and comfortable working in Fintech-savvy office.



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



  • Performing risk assessments of Virtual Bank’s Information Technology environment and assisting in developing the annual audit plan
  • Leading IT audits referring to relevant regulatory requirements (e.g. HKMA SPM)
  • Developing & managing CAATs Programs & relevant performing systems
  • 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
  • Leading, planning and executing IT infrastructure and application audits and working closely with the Business auditors on integrated audits
  • Assessing risk, exposure and controls regarding new systems / processes or changes to the current environment and performing pre-implementation reviews where appropriate
  • Identifying emerging IT risks, drafting and reporting audit findings promptly to line management and senior management, and suggesting practical and innovative solutions
  • Following up audit recommendations post-audit, assessing residual risk, validating remedial work performed and documenting and closing issues
  • Performing and documenting aspects of Internal Audit’s continuous monitoring program for IT, in order to identify changes to risk assessments, audit plan



  • University graduates or above in related disciplines, e.g. Engineering, Accounting, Business, Computer Sciences
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience in IT audit, IT controls, IT implementation/consulting
  • Proven leadership experience in IT audit projects, change management
  • Expertise in technology related regulatory requirements (e.g. HKMA SPM)
  • Knowledge of risk and controls of fintech (e.g. artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud-based technology, big data)
  • Professional IT audit qualifications, e.g. CISA, CISSP or CISM, are added advantages
  • Good understanding of the banking industry and possess strong technical knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of cyber-security related regulatory requirements and best practices
  • 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
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Mandarin


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