Head of RBWM Audit - Hang Seng Bank (HK)

Hong Kong
24 May 2019
28 May 2019
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A Career with Hang Seng Bank

Hang Seng is committed to service excellence. Our people are our most important asset and play a vital role in our efforts to continually enhance our performance for customers and provide best-in-class products and services. We seek to attract high-calibre talent by offering a dynamic working environment, good career development opportunities and competitive compensation packages.

Head of RBWM Audit

Audit Division - Retail Banking and Wealth Management Audit Department

Hang Seng's Audit function provides independent, objective assurance to management and the Audit Committee over the risk management, governance and controls framework, including financial controls to add value and to improve operations through process and control enhancement recommendations. Our Audit function accomplishes its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to the evaluation and improvement of the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes and thereby helps the Bank to achieve its own objectives within its stated risk appetite and in accordance with Bank ethics, values and standards.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our department as Head of RBWM Audit

Principal responsibilities:
  • Initiate and lead the delivery of some major and/or highly complex audits, based on the critical assessment of the business, the governance, and the risk and internal control frameworks
  • Drive the coordination and collaboration of a consistent delivery of audit work across the Global Businesses and Global Functions
  • Engage with and provide strategic advice to internal stakeholders by utilising knowledge of the business the governance, the risk and regulatory frameworks
  • Manage the interface between internal and external stakeholders to ensure a common approach to and understanding of key deliverables
  • Play an integral role in annual as well as ongoing audit planning
  • Devise appropriate strategies for, and execute and document risk-based continuous monitoring on the designated audit universe areas, with timely follow-up on material risks identified
  • Understand and keep abreast of the changes in the business and regulatory environment impacts on the HASE governance framework
  • Promote and assist in facilitating a strong risk management and risk awareness culture amongst internal stakeholders
  • Ensure that relevant information obtained from senior stakeholder relating to major and/or significant changes in the business environment and the internal control framework is disseminated in a timely manner to all HASE Internal Audit staff


    • University degree in a related discipline and relevant professional qualifications such as membership of HKICPA / IIA / CFA Institute
    • Minimum of ten years’ relevant experience with extensive leadership experience in Financial Services Internal Audit
    • Strong communications, analytical, problem-solving, organisational, lateral thinking and interpersonal skills
    • Expert understanding of the business, risks, and related controls within areas of responsibility.
    • Solid knowledge of the financial services industry and the regulatory framework.
    • Proactive and highly motivated with strong business acumen.
    • Solid knowledge of the Bank/Group and financial services industry and the regulatory framework.
      Able to cope with pressure and tight deadlines and be change oriented.
    • Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset to ensure efficient and effective customer service processes

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