Corporate & Investment Bank - Corporate Audit - Associate

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Recruiter
J.P. Morgan
Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Dec 2018
Closes
18 Dec 2018
Ref
4995886
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries.

Department Description
The JPMorgan Chase Audit Department is accountable to the Audit and Examining Committee of the Board of Directors, the Office of the Chairman, senior management and our global and local regulators. The Audit Department is spread globally in all regions, including Asia.

The Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) Audit Team is responsible for assessing the adequacy of the control environments across all of the CIB wholesale businesses. This is achieved through a program of audit coverage, which is performed and managed by a global team of integrated business and technology audit specialists.

The Asia audit team is based in multiple locations where JPM operates and the CIB is the largest operating line of business in the Asia region.

Position Description
The Associate role is for an experienced Audit professional to join the Audit Team in Hong Kong within the Asia Pacific CIB Audit team and reporting to the regional CIB Compliance & Finance Audit Manager. The role will be primarily responsible for the audit coverage of CIB Corporate across the Asia region, with a particular focus on CIB compliance and CIB Finance. This will involve monitoring adherence to regulatory changes, helping ensure appropriate audit coverage of CIB Corporate within the Asia CIB business audits, participating in the planning and execution of CIB Corporate audits, and maintaining effective relationships with key business stakeholders.

Applicant must be a mature and experienced professional who possesses strong auditing skills, knowledge of key regulations and current regulatory developments relevant to CIB and a strong understanding of internal control systems within a financial institution. In this role, the individual will be exposed to audits across the wholesale lines of business in addition to other operational support functions as required. The individual will work as part of the Asia regional CIB and the Global CIB audit team together with team members in other Asia Pacific countries. This individual should be a strong team player and be good in multi-tasking, and able to work under pressure in a dynamic business environment.

Responsibilities
  • Assess the regulatory control environment of CIB businesses, with a view to providing recommendations to management for improvement where weaknesses are identified.
  • Execute audits efficiently, including risk assessment, audit planning, testing, control evaluation, report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure. Ensure audits are completed timely and within budget.
  • Work closely with regional/global CIB and Corporate Sector audit colleagues in the early identification of emerging control issues and reporting them timely to Audit management and business stakeholders.
  • Identify risks and prioritize audit work as part of a risk based audit program in close partnership with the wider audit team.
  • Keep abreast of evolving regulatory changes and market events impacting the wholesale businesses and ensure appropriate audit coverage on CIB Corporate Sector related matters.
  • Communicate audit issues and results effectively in both verbal and written form, and be able to influence effectively.
  • Establish and manage strong working relationships with key stakeholders in the CIB and Compliance organizations
  • Foster a business climate and culture that encourages integrity, respect, diversity, excellence and innovation

Requirements
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline and/or other relevant professional qualifications, e.g. CPA, CAMS
  • At least 5 years' audit or relevant compliance/regulatory/finance experience, within a financial services organization, major accounting firm or regulatory body
  • Knowledge of key regulations and industry issues & themes (e.g. surveillance, sanctions, conflicts of interest, information barriers, regulatory reforms & regulatory reporting)
  • Good understanding of internal control concepts
  • Ability to carry out complex tasks under time pressure
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationship with key stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management in a persuasive manner
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability
  • Strong ability to multi-task and effective under pressure
  • Ability to lead audits, manage projects and participate in audit assignments in a team environment
  • Works well individually and in teams, shares information and supports colleagues
  • Be flexible and adaptable to dynamically changing work environments, including some travel to other countries as part of regional audit engagements. Ability to travel within the Asia region (up to 20%)

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