Job Details

Hong Kong
HKD500000 - HKD800000 per annum
Job Type
Jonathan Templeman
Contact email
Email Jonathan
Contact phone
852 3461 3096
12 months ago
A global commercial bank with a leading presence in the HK and wider APAC region is currently seeking an experienced controls professional to join their global internal audit team as a data analytics subject matter expert.
With their regional headquarters located in Hong Kong, the bank is a dominant player in the commercial banking scene, offering a holistic portfolio of bespoke financial solutions including: trade financing, liquidity & cash management, capital financing, equity/debt advisory, investment management and insurance.

As a subject matter expert in the internal audit team, there will be a dual focus to this role of audit execution and data analytics; key responsibilities will include:
  • Leadership of small teams and delivery of internal audit engagements across the APAC region and globally; auditable areas might include: Trade Finance, Lending Operations, Wholesale Credit Risk, Liquidity & Cash Management, Financial Crime Compliance Risk Management, Pricing Governance, Sales Suitability, SME Banking, Loan Origination, Relationship Management etc.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for the APAC regional audit team in the area of data analytics, driving positive change and advising on how to ameliorate audit findings through the usage of data analytics tools and techniques
  • Collaborate with colleagues locally and globally to identify key risks and control deficiencies in the commercial banking business, escalating audit findings to Senior Management for remediation
  • Be a trusted business partner to auditable business units, maintaining meaningful and influential relationships with senior stakeholders
Requirements include:
  • Practical coding experience; understanding of any/all: SQL, C++, Python, QlikView, QlikSense, Tableau etc.
  • Good understanding relevant areas of commercial banking, e.g. trade, credit, sales suitability, relationship management etc.
  • Experience in an internal controls position (any line of defence) in the financial services industry
  • Ability to travel c. 2 weeks overseas per quarter across the APAC region
  • Fluent English (written and spoken)