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Audit Director (Banking and/ or Retail)

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Job Description
The position will provide strong leadership and direction in transitioning and developing the Audit Team to a mature, full-service audit organization. The role will oversee end-to-end audit operations and alignment to and implementation of the Corporate Internal Audit’s directions and initiatives. This role will also be responsible for building and advancing the skills and capabilities of the audit team to execute more impactful, complex and advanced audit projects to anticipate and address emerging risks such as e-commerce. 

Specifically, the candidate will:
  • Lead and direct the Audit Team, with accountability for planning, alignment, execution, reporting (including Audit Committee and management reporting) and follow-up of all audit engagements, in accordance with the approved annual audit plan.
  • Lead the development of the annual audit plan for the Business Unit which considers emerging risks specific to the business environment such as the impact of e-commerce, and management’s priorities.
  • Proactively lead and support strategic initiatives that enhance overall audit effectiveness. 
  • Partner / manage relationship with the Business Unit Leadership Team and Audit Committee
  • Coach and develop the Internal Audit Team.
  • Support other requirements of the Corporate Internal Audit group.
Job Qualifications:
  • Digitally savvy in banking and/ or retail industry
  • Solid background in IT and Financial Audits
  • Must be strategic and a critical thinker
  • Familiarity in GRC and working experience with the Big 4 is an advantage
  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy / Finance or Computer Science / Information systems.
  • Required certifications in CPA, CIA and/or CISA.  Additional certifications in CFE, CRMA and similar audit-related accreditations, a plus.
  • Broad experience across various type of audits, especially Financial and IT Audits (Digitally Fluent) and in-depth knowledge of leading global audit, controls, and risk management practices.  
  • At least 15+ years relevant audit work experience, including experience in leading an audit function; preferably with background in external auditing and/or internal audit function of similar industries, i.e. Retail and Banking. Work experience in both multinational and local companies, an advantage.
  • Strong leadership, strategic, critical, analytical, communication and complex problem-solving skills, with a learning and growth mindset.
  • Experienced in organizational management, change management, stakeholder management and project management.
  • Progressive Change Agent, Innovative, Resilient, Agile and Flexible i.e. willing to go on fieldwork.


PHP 2 M – 2.9M