Cathay Pacific is an iconic and award-winning brand, headquartered in Hong Kong. As part of the oneworld alliance, they serve over 200 destinations in over 50 countries across the world.
Assistant Internal Audit Manager
Hong Kong
Reports to: Internal Audit Manager
Department: Group Internal Audit (GIA)

This position will need to assist the Internal Audit Manager to carry out internal audit assignments across the Cathay Group, covering the Group's key risks and end to end processes, including working closely with the IT audit team to deliver integrated audits; He/she will need to ensure quality auditing and consulting services are delivered in order to provide a high level of assurance over all types of risks across the Group.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Hands-on delivery of internal audits (planning, fieldwork, reporting, tracking of audit recommendations implementation status), including some assignments in the capacity of team leader (in-charge) and some as a team member, working closely with IT Audit team, leading meetings, analysing data, reviewing documents, preparing working papers, developing and documenting findings and recommendations, and managing senior stakeholders up to General Manager level
  • When acting as an in-charge, plan and deploy internal audit resources to ensure that audits are completed on time and on budget, keeping all stakeholders regularly updated on progress
  • High standard of quality audits is conducted through understanding of business and risks, proper identification of issues; reports are prepared timely with high quality and issues are clearly communicated and agreed with the senior management and executives with recommendations and solutions, which can be applied effectively and efficiently across a large and complex group
  • Obtain relevant data and information including dealing with ambiguity and exercising judgement / professional skepticism
  • When acting as in-charge, provide mentoring, coaching, supervision and feedback to internal audit team. Lead by example to motivate, support and inspire the team to deliver high quality internal audit work
  • Where required, conduct special reviews including whistleblowing investigations
  • Working independently under general direction including exercising initiative, independent judgement and proposing solutions to senior management. Judgement in knowing when to escalate issues and seek support/direction if needed
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships
  • Preform administration tasks as requested, including managing updates in the implementation status review tracker

Requirements:
  • Degree from reputable institution and professional accounting qualification such as CPA or equivalent designation. Professional internal auditing qualification such as CIA is prefered
  • Minimum 5 years' internal and/or external audit experience in a Big 4 audit firm or multinational corporation - knowledgeable in internal audit best practice
  • Experience of leading small teams to deliver audit work
  • High energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic and changing environment, striving to exceed expectations
  • Strong analytical skills, and ability to work independently and in a matrix and remote environment
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, including courage and dealing with ambiguity
  • Commercially focused with excellent problem solving and report writing skills
  • A team player who is self-initiated, independent and able to meet tight schedules
  • Ability to create and maintain good working relationships with teammates and all levels of people from various business units
  • Role model for the team who conducts self and work with honesty and integrity in line with all company policies and procedures
  • Willingness to travel (up to 30%)
  • Fluent in writing and speaking in English and in Chinese as a bonus

Candidates with less experienced will be considered as Internal Auditor.

Application deadline: 19 August 2020

Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within eight weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Data Protection Officer.
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