Executive Director - Internal Audit

Mainstay Asia
Hong Kong
£120k – £150k per annum (£250K package)
11 Sep 2017
11 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a large multinational corporation with business operations across a diverse group of industries. They are looking for a highly seasoned Executive to manage a significant portfolio within their Internal Audit & Risk Department (circa 70 ppl). The role will work closely with the Head of Audit & Risk and operate as a 2ic, focusing on the Internal Audit department.

The role is based in Hong Kong and due to the importance of the position, we are performing a global search and a full relocation package will be provided.

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • Manage a portfolio of auditing teams across diverse operations including but not limited to Finance, Treasury, Property & Construction, Supply Chain
  • Support the development of continuous auditing within business silos especially around key programs of work within the organisation
  • Support in the risk based annual audit planning exercise and the preparation/completion of the Audit Plan pertaining to business areas within scope
  • Advise and provide recommendations to stakeholders on risk and control issues, process improvement and compliance measures
  • Give your teams direction in achieving the Department’s strategic plan, enhancing audit proficiencies through implementing appropriate standards, methodologies and processes, and streamlining internal audit workflow.
  • Provide a reporting function, presenting and defending Audit Plans to Audit Committees and the Company CEO to keep members informed of risks, activities, controls;
  • Lead Audit Committee meetings; maintain agendas and meeting packet information
  • Support and be a key driver of the development of Audit and Risk within a particularly forward thinking organisation
  • Help shape Corporate Governance in the organisation

Key Requirements of the Role

  • University degree with relevant professional qualification(s) such as CPA, CIA, RIMS, PRM, or FRM.
  • 20+ years of professional experience within Internal Audit within an enterprise environment
  • Must have done a senior in-house role and seen through complete auditing lifecycle
  • Significant operational auditing experience looking at Target Operating model
  • Excellent engagement and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong leadership and people development experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (in English) including presenting complex and sensitive issues to senior management and other stakeholders
  • Experience working in a large enterprise business with diverse business functions (experience around construction or property or Retail would be an advantage)
  • Demonstrates high degree of responsibility in independently balancing multiple commitments, handling competition priorities, yet meeting deadlines and commitments to stakeholders.
  • Innovative thinker who can contribute to best practice within large scale enterprise

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of Hong Kong's largest organisations at an exciting phase.

Total Comp:         Circa 220K-250K

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV in Word Format via the 'Apply' button.