Digibank Malaysia Project -Business Audit Manager

Petaling Jaya (First Avenue)
Flexible benefits package
08 Sep 2023
29 Sep 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description:

Get to know our Digital Bank Team:

Grab is leading a consortium for Digital Bank license and build a bank with the right foundation - using data, technology and trust to solve problems and serve customers. We have big dreams to unlock and financial inclusion for people in our region is just one. If you have what it takes, help build our new Digibank with us.

Get to know our Team:

Internal Audit is an independent function (3rd line of Defense) within Digital Bank that provides an objective assurance and advisory role to senior management.

We use a systematic, disciplined risk-based approach to evaluate and assess risks, processes and internal controls, while aligning them to the Bank’s overall digital strategy.

Internal Audit covers multiple businesses and technology functions within the Bank.

Get to know the Role:

You report directly to the Head of Business Audit at Digital Bank.

As the Lead Business Auditor, you are primarily responsible for managing all audits and risk advisory activities that cover the end-to-end business-aligned portfolios such as Consumer Banking Products (e.g. Saves, Lendings & Invest), Credit Management, Digi-Operations, Outsourcing & Collections Management. Other corporate functions may include (but not limited to) AML/Sanctions, Legal & Compliance, Fraud Risk Management, Finance, Customer Experience, Human Resource, Model Validation and Basel Attestation Review.

We seek a candidate who brings excellent audit and risk advisory experience to lead the Business/ Functions Audit team, in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

You shall develop the scope of work in accordance with established policies, procedures, laws and regulations, which entails the examination and evaluation of all functions and activities that are assigned to you.

You effectively plan, manage and perform the full audit cycle starting from annual audit planning, scoping and developing work programmes to evaluate the risks associated with governance, financial, operational, regulatory, and business continuity.

Keep abreast of Bank Negara Malaysia regulations & guidelines relating to FIs and banks.

You are familiar with current technology tools (e.g. Power BI & Tableau) and well versed in data analytic initiatives (rule-based/ ML) and business priorities (with associated emerging/ inherent/ residual risks), so as to translate them into automated audit test steps using data to enhance audit focus on control design assessment and targeted sampling.

The day-to-day activities:

  • Support the Head of Business Audit as part of the Core Internal Audit Management Team.
  • Lead the Business/ Functions Audit team.
  • Plan and perform risk-based review, understand and evaluate the management’s control awareness, business environment, related controls and processes.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to the team, lead discussions, present audit findings to key stakeholders and senior management.
  • Review draft/ final report.
  • Ensure effective management and timely execution of audit projects in accordance with annual audit plan, audit methodology and timelines.
  • You may be required to lead/ participate in ad-hoc projects, thematic review or special independent investigation.
  • Escalation of material / significant audit findings to senior management on a timely basis (if required).
  • Build and maintain healthy relationships with senior levels of management, stakeholders, and be a trusted risk advisor on control related matters.
  • Develop and evolve the data analytics capabilities including the maintenance of audit workflow system, so as to improve the effectiveness of Internal Audit.

The must haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in accountancy, finance or equivalent, with professional certification (e.g., CPA, ACCA, CIA) as an added advantage
  • Minimum 10 years of audit experience in Consumer Banking, Business Banking (end-to-end) and/or Corporate Functions
  • Possess strong leadership skills, confidence in dealing with regulators, senior stakeholders particularly the Management Committee
  • Take accountability and possess the courage to challenge risk-decisions made by senior stakeholders, from a 3rd line of defence perspective, so as to uphold the value of integrity and be able to discharge responsibility professionally
  • Well versed in technology application process/ control disciplines and a solid business understanding of consumer banking processes, digital channels and products
  • Highly competent with audit methodologies and concepts; including the agile audit methodology
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical, presentation and report writing skills
  • Ability to lead and manage, locally and remotely (if required), a team of internal auditors
  • Ambitious, self-driven and highly motivated individual who can work well in a startup VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) environment. Should have a deep desire to excel and develop a career in a fast-growing tech company. Should have demonstrated integrity and respect in the performance of their duties.

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