CAO_Internal Auditor

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Date: May 20, 2024

Location: Hong Kong, HK

Company: Intesa Sanpaolo Group

Intesa Sanpaolo is the banking group leader in Italy. Assisting more than 14,6 milion of retail customers through a network of 5360 branches, it significantly supports the development of Companies and gives an important sustain to the country's growth. The Group has a selected retail banking presence in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, with approximately 1,000 branches and 7.2 million customers in 12 countries. Intesa Sanpaolo is also present in 25 countries in support of its corporate customers’ cross-border business. It is looking for new qualify profiles who want to face demanding and challenging career path with the following requirements: 

Scope and Purpose


  • Develop comprehensive and detailed audit program, based on the HO Chief Audit Officer methodology framework, to support the execution of audit tests and verifications
  • Conduct audit engagements, under instructions from the Head of the Internal Audit of the Branch and / or in collaboration with other Head Office Chief Audit Officer specialist functions, interacting  with the audited structures
  • Prepare diligently audit work papers
  • Prepare, in a timely manner, the audit report that clearly presents the identified weaknesses and / or areas of improvement and that formulates effective recommendations for mitigation actions
  • Monitor the resolution of the identified weaknesses and the implementation of mitigation actions
  • Follow the evolution of the business and operational activities and of the credit portfolio of the Branch, as well as the changes in the related internal (local and HO) and external regulations
  • Maintain solid working relationships with relevant Branch and Head Office counterparties
  • Contribute to the annual and continuous risk assessment with ideas of areas that need audit attention

Required Experience


  • Minimum of 4 years internal or external auditing, consultancy and/or risk management experience, especially in the focus areas indicated above
  • Knowledge of international auditing standards and techniques
  • Experience acquired through participation to structured credit quality assessment / credit file reviews (in banks with corporate banking profile) or to anti-financial crime programmes is a plus
  • Ability to travel within the APAC Region

Required Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Risk Management; CPA or CIA certificate is a plus
  •  Knowledge in auditing the following areas:
  • Credit analysis and credit monitoring standards and techniques, asset classification and impairment / provisioning and
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and / or
  • Anti-financial crime (AML, Sanctions)
  • Knowledge of corporate banking products and services, corporate governance and risk management best practices (e.g. the Basel framework)
  • Ability to cover and connect multiple areas, such as business, credit management, anti-financial crime, risk management, operations
  • Sound oral and written communication and presentation skills, strong capacity to think critically and utilize analytical skills to support findings and recommendations are all essential qualities to be successful in this position
  • Good  interpersonal skills enabling efficient communication and collaboration with Management, auditees and with colleagues of other audit functions of the Group
  • Effective time management to meet deadlines
  • Sound knowledge with Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Requested languages: sound English, Mandarin


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