Senior Audit Officer (AVP)

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A global financial institution.


• Provide strategic thinking and guidance to the operating model, planning, organization and direction of the Manila Audit Services function
• Work with global teams to ensure the risk-based audit program captures and covers relevant activities and functions
• Improve risk management, control, and governance effectiveness through systematic, disciplined audit evaluations
• Establish strong working relationships and open communication with stakeholders from diverse groups and levels, including APAC senior and executive management
• Actively attend, participate in, and present to various organizational and governance committees Provide insights and audit observations to senior management/stakeholders for challenge and discussion
• Challenge the audit team on coverage including comprehensiveness of risks, controls and corresponding test steps
• Partner with functional leadership on global context, team needs, and opportunities within the locations
• Ensure the delivery of efficient, timely, high-quality audits
• Escalate to Management on a timely basis any delays to audit deliverables
• Ensure timely reporting on Audit Services matters to management and appropriate governance bodies
• Be a trusted advisor by gathering and interpreting disparate information from multiple sources for sharing with key stakeholders
• Ensure that Manila Audit Service is integrated, aligned and operating effectively as part of the broader APAC community
• Proactively identify efficiencies and synergies in operational activities
• Review, recommend, and implement process improvements identified in day-to-day activities
• Take ownership of Manila Audit Services hiring process (including management of backfill posts), succession planning, promotions, partner retention, performance management, and training for partners with input from functional managers
• Provide leadership, training, guidance, and coaching to the Manila Audit Services Team Foster a high performing Manila Audit Services team culture by encouraging employee participation, teamwork and communication
• Manage and develop a high performing Manila Audit Services team
• Develop the Manila Audit Services teams’ capability to articulate core audit objectives, risks and procedures
• Encourage the development of Manila Audit Services teams’ knowledge to act as the local experts to global Audit counterparts on operations and functions residing in Manila
• Oversee the professional development and performance management processes by providing effective feedback
• Develop the team’s analytical approach by identifying trends of activities across the business unit/corporate function
• Set the local context and culture for the team in sync with the overall department tone
• Complete annual performance reviews, in consultation with the onshore functional manager to agree ratings
• Make recommendations on moving partners within or cross practices as deemed appropriate, providing rationale to functional managers
• Drive partners’ knowledge, experience, and expertise in business/functional, regulatory, data and technology
• Enable team members to be visible and to effectively engage with senior functional leaders in global locations
• Celebrate individual partner and team achievements, recognizing valued contributions


• A College or University degree in a relevant discipline is required 10+ yrs. experience, ideally within the financial services industry
• Relevant audit experience at a financial institution or similar public accounting experience
• Ideally a professional certification (e.g., CPA, CISA, CIA, ACA, ACCA) and/or an MBA
• With international exposure or worked in a multinational company
Must be amendable to work in a mid shift (11am-8pm)


Until August 2019!


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