Internal Audit Director

Michael Page
Hong Kong
08 Aug 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Our client is a leading Chinese financial institution. It provides a full range of financial services including brokerage and trading, asset management, corporate finance, investment management and wealth management.


  • Develop a comprehensive risk-based audit plan based on the result of the annual risk assessment process
  • Execute and monitor the approved annual risk based audit plan
  • Plan and lead integrated financial, operational, and information systems reviews
  • Perform testing and evaluation of internal control activities of the brokerage and trading activities
  • Determine scope, objectives, procedures and test steps to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control activities and compliance with various requirements
  • Modify the annual audit plan as necessary to focus resources on the most significant areas.
  • Appraise adequacy of the corrective action taken to improve deficient conditions
  • Report the state of the control environment and highlight forward looking indicators of potential risks are timely communicated and reported to the Business Unit Management and relevant committees
  • Share knowledge, skills, experience, and best practices with team members and key stakeholders
  • Adopt an anticipatory approach to risk assessment through on-going dialogue with key stakeholders and understanding of the industry and regulatory trends to ensure the audit plan focuses on key risks and provide quality input to Business Unit Management and relevant committees on emerging risks.
  • Proactively promote wide understanding within the organisation about risks and control strategies
  • Perform other job-related duties and special projects as required


  • Experienced internal auditor, risk professional or business practitioner
  • Professional license - CPA, CIA, or audit certification/qualifications
  • 10+ years of work experience, preferably with Big Four and/or international investment bank audit experiences
  • With a good understanding of local regulatory requirements and brokerage and trading products
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to influence. Effective written and presentation skills
  • Ability to foster a participate and cooperative work environment
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal direction. Team player
  • Ability to collect, objectively analysis and apply information in support of risk assessment, planning and execution of audit engagements
  • Willingness and capacity to acquire new knowledge and keep up to date with developments/ market trends within area of expertise
  • Demonstrate leadership ability and the ability to prioritize and manage work to ensure timely delivery of audit commitment
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task without loss of quality
  • Language skills: English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Job Offer

  • Vibrant office environment, CBD location in Central, and close to public transport
  • Excellent salary: base + bonus structure, negotiate increment
  • Regular company social activities and events