Internal Audit Senior Manager

5-8 years
Job Description



Prudential's purpose is to help people get the most out of life. We will deliver our purpose by creating a culture in which diversity is celebrated and inclusion assured, for our colleagues, customers, and partners. We provide a platform for our people to do their best work and make an impact to the business, and in exchange, we support our people's career ambitions. We pledge to make Prudential a place where you can Connect, Grow and Succeed.Job Purpose
With the vision of To touch and enhance every Vietnamese household, Prudential aims to perform efficiently with professionalism and sustainable growth in a competitive but growing market.

Group-wide Internal Audit (GwIA) mission is to provide independent, reliable and objective assurance to the Board, Group Executive Committee and Group Audit Committee on the overall effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes and provides robust challenge to help Business Unit CEOs deliver the Group's strategy effectively.

The scope and role of GwIA activities encompasses the examination and evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of the Prudential Group's system of internal control and the quality and performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities.

The job role is to support the Lead Auditor with the delivery of audits on an assignment basis across South Asia entities by giving assurance on, and identifying opportunities for improvement in, process and controls. The job may include internal control, internal audit, and related ad-hoc secondments and services provided to other entities within Prudential Group, subject to resource availability at home office and approval from GwIA and BU senior management.
Job Responsibilities:
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a. Provide value-added services by contributing to audit reviews of processes, controls and systems, within Prudential and across the other business units in the Group as required.
b. Plan one or more audit assignments simultaneously. This will involve collating information on the area being audited including key systems, organizational structure, financial and budgetary information, any legal or regulatory requirements etc. The planned phase will involve dialogue and interviews with the management responsible for the area being audited. The Audit Manager should then brief the audit team on their respective roles. The Audit Manager should also be kept informed on the evolution of the planning work.
c. Document the key processes and associated controls being examined in the audit - the Audit Manager would be involved in the more complex activities being reviewed. This will involve the use of flowcharts where necessary. The Audit Manager should be able to complete a control and risk assessment matrix following their documentation of the systems and processes being reviewed.
d. Review the working papers of Auditors on the assignment to ensure they comply with the agreed standards. This may involve drafting review points.
e. Review, and amend as necessary, the testing programs prepared by the Auditors.
f. Perform testing as required.
g. Review and approve testing working papers. Discuss findings and draft observations with the Auditors on the team.
h. Draft the internal audit report for discussion with the Audit Manager and auditee management.
i. Assist the Audit Manager in discussing and finalizing the findings and observations with the management responsible for the activities being audited.
j. Support the process of reviewing evidence of delivery against recommendations through to closure.
k. Manage a team of Auditors within a matrix structure on an assignment basis, with responsibility for coaching and mentoring individuals and providing feedback on performance following completion of each assignment.
l. From time to time, the Audit Manager may be asked, at the request of Internal Audit Management, to participate in steering committees, project boards and/or other bodies as required.
m. Promote GwIA and the service it provides by building strong and effective working relationships with senior management, other staff and external auditors.
n. Other tasks assigned by line manager.
Other Entities within Prudential Group
As per scope defined in service agreements.
KPIs
1. Leading or supporting the lead auditor in PVA with the delivery of audits on an assignment basis across the Group.
2. Supporting the Senior Audit Manager in PVA for each assignment through the entire audit process from planning through to issue management and closure.
3. Fulfilling responsibilities and obligations defined in service agreements with other entities within Prudential Group with no non-compliance or disruptions to BAU operations.
Job Requirements

  • Post Qualification - at least 5 years experience in an internal audit and/or second line role, management experience an advantage
  • Recognised Audit or Accountancy Qualification
  • Additional qualifications such as ACCA, CIA, CISA beneficial
  • Data Analytics experience will be advantageous
  • Apart from business-as-usual audit work, have track records of delivering impactful initiatives / products which have helped elevate the function (e.g. helped automate a certain manual process / delivered an automated dashboard for more efficient risk identification etc.) will be advantageous
  • Good understanding of the local regulations
  • Possesses good verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience of influencing and challenging senior management and building excellent relationships
  • Track record producing value-adding, commercially realistic recommendations in risk, consultancy or internal audit environment
  • Leading edge risk management knowledge and expertise
  • Relevant industry experience
  • High attention to detail and critical thinking ability
  • Good Team player, who can gain the professional respect of the team

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equality of opportunity of benefits for all who apply and who perform work for our organisation irrespective of sex, race, age, ethnic origin, educational, social and cultural background, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, disability or part-time / fixed-term work, or any other status protected by applicable law. We encourage the same standards from our recruitment and third-party suppliers taking into account the context of grade, job and location. We also allow for reasonable adjustments to support people with special requirements.

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Prudentialplc provides life and health insurance and asset management, with a focus on Asia and Africa. We help people get the most out of life, by making healthcare affordable and accessible and by promoting financial inclusion. We protect people's wealth, help them grow their assets, and empower them to save for their goals. The business has more than 18 million life customers in Asia and Africa.Prudential has been providing trusted financial security for 95 years and is listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, and New York. We are proud to be included in the 2022 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index. The index measures gender equality across five pillars: female leadership and talent pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive culture, sexual harassment policies, and pro-women brand. Our inclusion in this global index is testament to our commitment to nurturing diverse talent. #BloombergGEI . Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America or with the Prudential Assurance Company, a subsidiary of M&G plc, a company incorporated in the United Kingdom.

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