Audit Manager

Standard Chartered
Kuala Lumpur, my
Competitive Salary
Feb 19, 2021
Feb 26, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good. We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base. Job Purpose
  • To provide an independent assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and compliance of the Businesses and Functions with regulations and internal policies.
  • The assessment and support will include the Country and Regional coverage. Opportunity to apply skills more broadly in support of our dynamic ASEAN and South Asia (ASA) region.
  • The role will include supporting audits in ASA region remotely and possibly travel as needed.
  • To ensure local audit activities in the country are executed as required by local regulator and provide assurance to the country management on regulatory audit requirements are met.
  • To contribute towards audit risk assessment by highlighting issues through good stakeholder communication to improve audit planning.
  • The Role Responsibilities Communications
  • Build good working relationships with the business to facilitate execution of audit work, help improve the control environment and updated with changes in the risk profile of the business.
  • Ensure communication of the overall audit opinion and the supporting findings/ issues/ root causes to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Monitor and escalate audit issues, action plans and report overdue items to the appropriate Team Manager/ CHOA for escalation to the appropriate business manager resolution.
  • When acting as Team Leader:Timely communications with auditees throughout the audit planning fieldwork and reporting. This is to ensure expectations are clear and that there are no surprises at the end of an audit.Ensure timely escalation of delays in conformance with GIA methodology timelines, to both auditee management and GIA management.
  • Audit Process
  • Support the Team Leader/ Manager by executing audit planning, fieldwork, reporting and issue tracking for work assigned with quality standards and timelines as per GIA methodology.
  • When acting as Team Leader:Manage working relationship with auditees for better understanding of audit process for smooth progress of the audit.Provide clear guidance to team members, supervise and carry out a detailed review of their audit work to ensure that methodology requirements are adhered.Proactively engage the Team Manager to ensure that audit deliverables meet quality standards and timelines required by the GIA methodology.Provide guidance on technical knowledge and management skills to team members to enable them to effectively deliver their assigned contributions for an audit.
  • Risk Assessment
  • Assist in the early identification and escalation of risks, issues, trends and developments for reporting to the CHOA.
  • For assigned audits, engage with the Team Manager on the status of rollout and effectiveness of the Operational Risk Type Framework.
  • Attend country business meetings for better understanding on key business matters, provide the right challenge to ensure risks are discussed and remediated timely.

  • People and Talent
  • Demonstrate leadership and ability to motivate and guide audit team members.
  • Ensure correct capacity planning for assigned audits so that the audit team can fulfil the scope of an audit engagement effectively and efficiently.
  • Ensure that enough training, including on-the-job training to develop expertise within the assigned area.
  • Support the CHOA to proactively spot talent for GIA.
  • Governance
  • Ensure compliance with the highest standards of regulatory conduct and compliance practices as defined by internal and external requirements.
  • Adopt the Group's values and code of conduct in GIA to ensure adherence with the highest standards of ethics and compliance with relevant policies, processes and regulations.
  • Key Stakeholders
  • Designated individual business key stakeholders, typically related to individual audit assignments.

  • Other Responsibilities
  • Adopt Here for Good and the Group's brand and values.
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures where relevant.
  • Our Ideal Candidate
  • Experienced internal auditor, risk professional or business practitioner.
  • Good knowledge of country's local regulatory requirements and understanding key risks of end to end retail and/or corporate products.
  • Experience in banking industry with risks and controls focus.
  • Ability to objectively analyse and apply information, "thinking out of the box" where necessary, in supporting the planning, fieldwork or reporting of results of internal audit engagements.
  • Strong communicator with ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally, in writing and excellent report writing skills.
  • Demonstrates understanding of and commitment to the Banks core values.
  • Self-motivated achiever with ability to drive vision and believes in developing talents across the team.
  • Strategic thinker with sharp analytical and problem-solving skills to support business
  • Confident and courageous to raise concerns and issues in a proactive and professional manner.
  • Ability to collaborate with different stakeholders within and outside audit.
  • Nimble learner who can learn and understand things quickly and easily.
  • Preference given to candidate with data analysis capability using data analytics tools.
  • Professional audit certification is preferred.