Internal Audit Manager

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH227387_1549519816

Job responsibilities:

  • Plan, perform, supervise, and coordinate the completion of assigned audits of a moderately complex nature in accordance with approved audit programs and departmental and professional standards in established timeframes.
  • Assist in establishing risk-based audit work programs to effectively evaluate operations, based on best practices, regulatory requirements, and the operating environment (mainly focusing on AML activities, but also regulatory and integrated operational audits).
  • Observe and examine transactions, documents, records, reports, and procedures; prepare audit work papers recording and summarizing data pertinent to assigned audits.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to increase efficiency and effectiveness of operations while maintaining adequate controls to safeguard company assets.
  • Perform follow up procedures to ensure agreed upon action plans have been implemented by management as directed.
  • Coordinate effectively with global audit team to complete global projects as assigned.
  • Demonstrate teamwork by responsively cooperating with other engagement team members
  • Work closely with internal audit management in promptly communicating issues and concerns as they relate to audit assignments and the general operation of the department.
  • Review the work of other team members and challenge their understanding of audit areas and processes to ensure adequate coverage.
  • Communicate appropriately to process owners and management during and at the end of fieldwork with regard to audit findings.
  • Prepare formal written reports covering the results of audits and present audit findings and recommendations to executive management.
  • Maintain excellent management client relations while communicating issues, concerns, and recommendations.
  • Maintain current knowledge of regulatory requirements and professional standards.
  • Assist with training of staff members in internal audit techniques, organizational issues, and departmental procedures and protocols.
  • Participate in departmental initiatives and projects under the direction of the Vice President and/or Executive Director to develop a world-class internal audit function.
  • Assist with the management and direction of assigned staff to ensure completion of regulatory compliance and operational audits within departmental and professional standards in established timeframes.
  • Assist with staff scheduling of assignments based on skill levels needed for specific audits/projects.
  • Establish and maintain (or assist with) a quality assurance program and develop and maintain working department audit manual.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Candidate requirement:

  • Possess a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in Audit and/or AML.
  • Prior experience at a "Big Four" public accounting firm and/or financial institutions industry is highly desirable.
  • CAMS qualification is preferred, CPA or CIA highly preferred.
  • Possess a proven record of strong leadership skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to coach and develop the direct reports.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication in English.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards, level of commitment and ability to cope with complexity and change.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Teammate experience a plus.