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Director/Head of Audit, Life Insurance

  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Argyll Scott is partnering with a well-known composite insurer to look for a Director/Head of Audit for their Hong Kong business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage audit engagements and ensure proper coverage of auditing principles and practices
  • Manage and execute comprehensive process audits using established guidelines, knowledge of the business and understanding of controls to provide management with an independent appraisal of the control environment
  • Identify and analyze business risks associated with a broad range of business processes and recommend best practice and effective controls
  • Engage proactively to support primary business objectives and to ensure control and risk management practices are of best practise
  • Ensure internal controls are properly reported and presented to the management and Audit Committee
  • Coordinate audit activities with external auditor, provides appropriate direct assistance, and enhance audit reliance.
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with Group Internal Audit team

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Accountancy / Finance or related disciplines
  • Professional qualification in auditing or accounting (CIA, ACCA, CPA, HKICPA)
  • Minimum of 10 years' solid audit experience in insurance/financial services industry, of which at least 5 years' at managerial level
  • Proven track records in managing audit processes and control matters
  • Well versed with regulatory framework and market practices in local insurance industry
  • Fluency in English, Cantonese and/or Mandarin preferred

Please apply directly or email Karen Yung at kyung <@> for insurance audit opportunities.