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. The Role Responsibilities
1. To provide anindependent assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of information systemand general internal controls and compliance of the Businesses and Functions inthe country with laws, regulations and internal policies
2. To provideassessments on the state of information system and general internal controlswithin business units and country
3. To ensure localaudit activities in the country are executed as required by local regulatoryrequirements and provide country management with assurance that localregulatory audit requirements as well as the expectations of the localregulator are fully met
4. To contributetowards a country risk assessments to enable the Country Head of Audit (HOA) toprovide input to Business & Risk, Compliance & Support (RCS) auditteams to determine their detailed audit plans
5. To contributetowards an anticipatory approach to risk assessment to Group Internal Audit(GIA) by highlighting issues through good stakeholder communication in order toimprove audit planning
1. Audit activity
To contribute tothe development of the overall GIA audit plan through input to HOA
Implement thestrategic audit plan by performing or supporting, as appropriate, the fieldworkand reporting of internal audit engagements to deliver agreed audit objectivesto established audit standards and methodology.
Execute the AuditPlan in a manner consistent with the Audit & Assurance methodologies andreporting results; and escalating exceptions
Manage the timelyexecution of audits for the Country
Where appropriate,ensure these plans are presented at Country Non-Financial Risk Committee (CORC)or other relevant Committees on a regular basis
Delivery of qualityaudit reports in a timely manner
Ensure issuesraised are appropriately resolved in a timely manner
Ensure CountryAudit activity is sufficient to meet the requirements / expectations of localRegulators
Tracking issueresolution, as required. Monitoringcorrective action taken at Business and Function Unit Heads to resolve issues
To assist thedevelopment and maintenance of Audit test programs that reflects currentbusiness organization and operating environment
Participate in adhoc assignments / special projects within GIA / Bank as may be assigned
2. Risk Assessment
To develop a goodunderstanding of business strategy, plans, products, processes performance,risks and issues, and communication of these to HOA via risk-based assessments
Ensure earlyidentification and escalation of risks, issues, trends and developments torelevant stakeholders. Be prepared to raise issues / concerns outside the normalaudit process
Adopt ananticipatory approach to risk assessment through stakeholder communication andmonitoring of external environment to improve audit planning
Monitor theimplementation / delivery of the agreed audit plan for the country as assigned;understanding the key audit issues arising and escalating any significant auditfindings that remain unresolved
Attend Country RiskCommittee meetings, CORCs and other governance meetings as appropriate on aregular basis
Contribute towardsthe continuous monitoring and risks assessments in-country a regular basis
Attend regularstakeholder meetings as required CEOs, business heads, function heads,governance heads
Effectivecommunication of audit findings and trends to key stakeholders
Provide HOA withregular value added reports and updates
Act as a brandambassador for the Bank and GIA
Demonstrate strongleadership and is able to effectively drive engagement of team members
Establish anddevelop effective working relationships with Management of business units forwhich incumbent has been assigned risk assessment responsibility
Identify andrecommend potential Guest Auditors
5. Budgets / Costs
Contribute towardseffectively managing costs within agreed budget
Direct and provideguidance to team members in audits when assigned as team leader
Identify keycontrols required for audits and reviews, assess and grade level of complianceto established key controls.
Escalation bothwithin the country and within function of issues of concern.
Liason with localregulators and external auditors
Determine andrecommend risk grading for approval by Country Head of Audit
CertifiedInformation Systems Auditor (CISA) and possesses a deep knowledge ofinformation systems design, set up and operations.
Strong verbal andwritten communication skills, with ability to gain the respect from their teams,peers, senior management and business stakeholders
Able to lead andmanage people effectively
Confident andcourageous to raise concerns and issues in a proactive and professional manner
Possessesexperience of at least 8 years in either IT audit and / or systemsimplementation / consultancy or both
Is self directedand able to work with minimum supervision, escalating issues in and appropriateand timely manner