Head of Internal Audit (AXA Wealth Management)

Location Hong Kong
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Audit
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  • Articulating audit universe to facilitate annual audit planning process
  • Developing a risk based internal audit plan for approval annually by relevant Audit Committees, implementing and monitoring within pre-agreed budget
  • Undertaking an ongoing quality assurance and review program to ensure audits are performed in line with required [company standards, within professional standards and ethical guidelines, compliant with [audit methodology], as well as completed in an efficient, effective and timely manner
  • Attending relevant Audit Committees/ Board meetings, and ensuring effective communication of risks, issues and trends to relevant committees/ Board members through quality reporting and presentation
  • Providing independent and objective assurance on proposals to help improve the management of risks, enhance performance and identify business opportunities
  • Overseeing the whistle-blowing process and assisting in the investigation of suspected fraudulent or illegal activities
  • Reviewing the structure and reporting arrangements of internal audit activities, and proposing changes to Group and CEO, or the relevant Audit committees/ Boards where appropriate
  • Significant contribution to making Internal Audit a good place to work; and ensure Internal Audit staff members have the requisite knowledge, skills and experience
  • Co-ordinating the scope of work with external auditors where appropriate

  • University degree in Accountancy/ Finance/ Business qualification or related disciplines
  • Recognized accounting (CPA, CA, CMA) or auditing (CIA, CISA) designation
  • At least 8 to 10 years of experience in a Finance/Audit role (audit experience is a must) within the financial services industry, preferably in wealth management and life insurance
  • Ability to manage and deal with people of all levels with excellent interpersonal skill, communication skill and time management skill
  • Excellent written and spoken in English and Chinese is a must

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.


In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

AXA Hong Kong, a member of the AXA Group, prides itself of serving over 1 million customers in Hong Kong and Macau. Besides being one of the largest health protection providers in Hong Kong, it is also the number 1 General Insurance provider1 and a market leader in motor insurance.

AXA Hong Kong is committed to helping its customers achieve stability and prosperity through providing a comprehensive range of life, health, property and casualty protection, as well as wealth management and retirement solutions.
We believe it is our inherent responsibility to support the communities we operate in, hence creating a sustainable business via constant and considerable contribution in the dimensions of health, environment and the community.

AXA is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to promote Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) by creating a work environment where all employees are treated with dignity, respect, and where individual differences are valued. We welcome and treasure diverse profiles to join our big family, and to build an inclusive culture together which allows everyone to maximize their personal potential.

1Based on 2013 Office of the Commissioner of Insurance market share statistics

We offer excellent career prospects and attractive remuneration package to the right candidates.