PwC Malaysia

Internal Auditor

PwC Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Competitive salary
28 May 2024
06 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


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Job Description & Summary

We work with clients to deliver comprehensive regulatory advice and help optimise their capabilities to effectively manage their risk and compliance with regulatory requirements. We support them to imbue trust among their key stakeholders by developing, implementing and strengthening their enterprise risk management and compliance frameworks. Doing this, and combining our efforts, we develop strong, stable internal controls to lead our clients to a mature, well-governed operating environment.

A career within Risk & Compliance Solutions, will provide you with the opportunity to help companies rethink their approach to compliance and risk and create a sustainable risk advantage. We’re a part of a unique client proposition, assisting our clients to develop proper internal controls by sharing our technical know-how and leveraging on analytics and technology solutions to underpin efficient execution of governance, to optimise their risk and compliance policies and processes, and improve business performance.

Our Asset and Wealth Management team in Risk & Compliance Solutions is expanding rapidly and we are looking for seasoned professionals to join us. We are Singapore’s leading Asset and Wealth Management in Risk & Compliance Advisory team, and you will experience a dynamic and fast-paced working environment.

You’ll work as part of a fast growing team of subject matter experts with extensive industry experience in areas relating to regulatory compliance, risk and internal controls. Your clients include leading local, regional and global asset managers, alternative asset managers (private equity, private credit, real estate, hedge funds and venture capital), wealth management, digital wealth managers, digital assets and other capital market intermediaries. Digital alliances and digital solutions are core to the delivery of our services to clients. You will enjoy a stable yet flexible working environment with certainty in hours, and the ability to manage and control your own time.


  • Providing advice to clients operating in fund management, private wealth management, digital advisory, digital assets and other capital markets intermediaries (i.e. REIT managers, brokerages, corporate finance advisors and trust companies);
  • This advice will cover areas such as compliance and risk management frameworks and monitoring programmes, portfolio management, fund operations, AML/CFT, outsourcing, culture and conduct, and technology risk;
  • Conducting business processes and controls reviews, including control assurance reporting to identifying gaps, assessing risks and providing recommendations for remediation;
  • Perform walk-through interviews, identify key controls and tailor audit procedures to evaluate the design and validate operating effectiveness of internal controls in various business processes;
  • Review and recommend practical business process improvements to address control gaps and to enhance efficiency where possible;
  • Draft findings in report deliverables with clear and concise business writing abilities;
  • Providing outsourced compliance support to clients. This includes regulatory reporting, operationalising changes and updates to regulations, conducting compliance monitoring and reporting to senior management, assisting on AML/KYC reviews and providing regulatory advice;
  • Managing key stakeholder relationships, including communication of the scope of work, findings and observations, industry updates;
  • Support engagement team leaders and managers in other internal and external key deliverables and business requirements.

Preferred skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related area Accounting / Commerce / Business including students from a local/overseas university.
  • At least 1-2 years of external audit, internal audit or IT audit experience, preferably in a Big 4 Accounting Firm and/or commercial organisations’ in-house internal audit department.
  • Good understanding and interest in the asset management or private wealth management landscape (preferable)
  • Knowledge of local MAS regulatory requirements for capital markets intermediaries gained through experience in regulatory compliance, internal audit or processes, risk and controls experience.
  • Auditing under the relevant frameworks (for ISAE 3402, ISEA 3000, AUP)
  • Technology-related regulatory requirements, which includes Technology Risk Management, Cyber Hygiene and Business Continuity Management; and direct dealings and interactions with the MAS.
  • Meticulous and attention to details, possessing an analytical and enquiring mind-set
  • Professional, confident and highly motivated self-starter, with an ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast pace environment with tight deadlines,
  • Positive attitude to learn and strong team player.
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Possess strong values, personal integrity and emotional intelligence.

Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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