Head of Internal Audit

by Christopher Law in Industrial Machinery/Automation Equipment
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
HKD 70k - HKD 80k

Introduction:

Our client, a well-established HK listed company is currently in search of a Head of Internal Audit to join the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Drives/Promotes the vision of the Internal Audit throughout close partnerships with management and working with the senior executives to develop a risk based audit plan for the Company;
  • Plans monitors and leads the regulatory, compliance, financial controls, IT or operational risk-based audits for the respective region/country in accordance with Audit Charter;
  • Provides Objective assurance and independent review on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Company's risk management and internal control system to safeguard assets, improves operations and guide best practices;
  • Prepare and presents the audit committee paper with Audit Committee members twice a year (or whenever is required); complete the annual audit plan as agreed by AC members.
  • High standard of quality audits is conducted through understanding of business and risk, proper identification of issues; reports are prepared timely with high quality and issues are clearly communicated to the senior management and executives with effective recommendations and solutions;
  • Conducts risk assessments; identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks and opportunities  for improvements;
  • Participates in verifying and monitoring the results of business continuity simulation tests that are conducted as part of the risk management function;
  • Provides advices to management from the risk perspective in the event of new and/or modifications to standard operating procedures;
  • Ensures common fraud/errors/irregular transactions are identified and investigated in timely manner as well as providing corrective action plans to mitigate exceptions;
  • Conducts thorough and in-depth investigations on forensic audits and whistle-blowing cases (where as appropriate) and provides practical and effective recommendations to management in enhancing the control environment and tightening the risk exposure within the Company;
  • Assesses controllership and financial statement integrity and supporting critical strategic and operation processes throughout the Company;
  • Budgets and monitor department budgets and spending; and 
  • Perform ad hoc duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Degree holder in accounting / MBA. Advance degree is highly preferred;
  • 15+ years relevant working experience in internal audit, of which 5+ years in managerial capacity preferably in aviation or banking industry;
  • Public accounting experience dealing with ambiguity and complex transaction, experience in forensic audit and investigation;
  • Possess  the drive to gain quickly good knowledge understanding of the policies and procedures of the Company;
  • Excellent command in spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua); and 
  • Proficient in MS office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Chinese Word Processing)

Christopher Law

Christopher Law

For more information about this job opportunity please contact our consultant.

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