Audit Manager - Global Financial Services

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent Foreign Multinational
  • Head of Audit for Japan working as an integral member of the APAC team
  • Competitive salary and good career prospects

About Our Client

Our client is a market leading global financial services provider with an established presence throughout the world. They are looking to hire an experienced audit manager to lead their audit function in Japan

Job Description

  • As Head of Internal Audit for Japan, assume responsibility for the Japan Internal Audit program for Japan and act as a key point of contact with the JFSA
  • Monitor changes in local regulations and ensure that any audit related local regulatory requirements are fully met and address any gaps in a timely manner
  • Plan and conduct audits including carrying out effective testing and evaluating the related control environment in accordance with the company and IIA standards
  • Execute the audit fieldwork with minimum supervision and prepare work papers for supervisory review
  • Prepare audit reports, including performing root cause analysis to support and draft audit findings.
  • Collaborate with management to identify appropriate action plans to address the root cause and findings.
  • Effectively lead discussions throughout all phases of the audit process (planning, fieldwork, reporting), including key audit status meetings, exit meeting etc.
  • Coordinate follow-up with management on action plans to ensure their timely implementation and completion
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with audit stakeholders
  • Engage with local management and drive the continuous audit monitoring and risk assessment

The Successful Applicant

  • 7+ years of experience in internal and / or external audit within financial services
  • Good understanding of the financial and operational processes, risks and controls
  • Oral and written communication skills in Japanese and English
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Effective influencing and stakeholder management skills, ability to effectively challenge management on key risks and issues
  • Knowledge of local regulations to serve as the designated local auditor for the local regulated entity.
  • Experience in handling JFSA inspections a plus
  • CIA, CISA, CPA or equivalent professional designations preferred

What's on Offer

  • Key role working as an integral member of the APAC audit team
  • International work environment
  • Market-leading financial services provider
  • Located in central Tokyo
Andy Clubbe
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Phone number
+813 6832 8671

Job summary

Banking & Financial Services
Internal Audit
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Financial Services
Tokyo 23 Wards
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Andy Clubbe
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8671
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Foreign Multinational