Credit Suisse Head of Audit, APAC Operations #124806 in Singapore, Singapore

Responsibility for the effective delivery of the audit mandate for APAC Operations as part of the global Change, Strategy and Operations team, executed in accordance with the overall Chief Auditor mandate and approach, and working in close partnership with Chief Auditors and their Heads of Audit in APAC and across the world.

  • You will be responsible for leading our coverage of APAC Operations and their impacted risks, working with the functional and other business line Heads of Audit to optimize our coverage and ensure maximum insight and impact.

  • You will understand the key risks and influence and deliver messages to the appropriate business partners demonstrating value and insight.

  • You will be responsible for preparing and delivering the audit plan in accordance with Credit Suisse Internal Audit methodology, including annual and continuous risk assessments, oversight of audits, development of the audit approach taking into consideration changes in risk profile/market/operating environment of the functions.

  • You will maintain the right combination of teamwork and challenge in your relationship with senior management of APAC Operations.

  • You will prepare periodic business reviews: presentation of business activities, risk assessment and changes to the audit plan to the Global Head of Internal Audit and Chief Auditors.

  • You will support the Chief Auditors in the development of themes across the area of responsibility and the delivery of these to Bank’s executive management.

  • You are going to support the Chief Auditors with specific regulatory responsibilities in ensuring appropriate risk-based, adequate and effective audit coverage for the Bank’s legal entities with respect to the your Business/Subject Matter.

  • You will participate, monitor and/or audit relevant regional and global initiatives.

Responsibilities regarding Reporting/Communication

  • Reviews all reports and directs the responsible Audit Manager during audit execution. This includes:

o Ensures reports are factual and presented in a fair and commercial way that allows for effective evaluation by readers

o Coordinates clearance of reports, particularly dealings with senior local, regional and global management

o Verifies that observations, risks and associated actions are substantive, and facilitates resolution of underlying issues within determined timeframes.

  • Periodically visit locations, meeting with key management and local audit teams as appropriate

  • Ensures timely raising of all relevant issues or concerns impacting the Bank’s legal entities to relevant Chief Auditor, including matters identified outside of the regular audit activity

  • Establishes trusting relationships with regional representatives of External Audit and Regulators

Responsibilities regarding Staff/Human Resources

  • Support the Chief Auditors in recruitment and development of audit staff across multiple offices

  • Promotes internal mobility and information sharing efforts

  • Identifies skillset needed to perform audit activities. Supports and inspires staff to improve their career progression

  • Sets tone for a goal/result oriented environment that promotes team work by: ensuring a fair allocation of work to develop all personnel without compromising overall effectiveness; ensuring appropriate training of all personnel; and developing efforts to place staff over time in positions throughout Credit Suisse

  • Supervises audit staff and ensures appraisals are completed on a periodic basis

  • Champions and promotes the Internal Audit objective of a team oriented management approach by ensuring that there is frequent and open communication via meetings, conference calls or internal projects

  • Establish appropriate succession and deputy arrangements

  • You possess expertise in the Internal Auditing or related risk and control expertise.

  • You have strong product knowledge within the core businesses of Credit Suisse (Global Markets, Wealth Management, and Investment Banking).

  • You have deep understanding of Operational processes and related risks (Trade Management & support, Payments, Settlements, Regulatory Reporting, Client Tax Reporting, Asset Servicing, Margins, Loan Operations, Branch and Regional office operations etc.).

  • You have a deep understanding of regulatory requirements in the APAC region and enquiries by regulatory authorities.

  • Your Bachelor’s Degree is required. Post-graduation or related certifications considered is a plus (IIA, CFA etc.).

Job: *Finance / Controlling / Accounting / Audit / Tax / Treasury

Title: Head of Audit, APAC Operations #124806

Location: Singapore-Singapore-Singapore

Requisition ID: 124806