Corporate Audit International - Head of APAC Region, Managing Director, Hybrid
State Street Corporation
Location: Hong Kong,
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 20217527
Who we are looking for State Street Corporate Audit is looking for a Head of Asia Pacific (APAC) region, Managing Director, to lead our Corporate Audit assurance teams in the region. The successful candidate will report to the Corporate Audit Head of International and liaise on a regular basis with the broader corporate audit division and all key regional business and functional stakeholders. Specifically, you will provide regional expertise and leadership to the corporate audit function and be responsible for corporate audit engagements that focus across all of State Street's APAC products and corporate functions. Your ability to take initiative, exercise independent thinking, demonstrate thought leadership, develop relationships and lead a team based in multiple locations will be key. In this role you will be based out of Hong Kong.
This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.
Why this role is important to us The team you are joining is a part of the global Corporate Audit division which plays an essential role in helping the global corporation identify and manage its risks. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for As the Corporate Audit International, Head of APAC, Managing Director, you will:
Work closely with the Corporate Audit Head of International and their management team to develop and execute audit strategy.
Manage a professional team of auditors to provide thought leadership and advise Corporate Audit stakeholders on solutions to address assurance needs.
Develop strong business, function and regulatory subject matter expertise.
Schedule, oversee and deliver timely audit engagements, including audit report and issue matrix deliverables.
Collaborate across the global Corporate Audit function where regional impact is identified.
Develop and maintain influential relationships with senior management through continuous monitoring, regional governance forum attendance and management reporting as required.
Drive employee engagement through effective team management and staff development.
Participate in department wide initiatives, challenging the department's organization, processes and services to ensure that they remain at or above peer/ industry standards.
Strengthen internal control disciplines within the corporation by influencing relevant policies, promoting education/ understanding of control concepts.
Work in partnership with business and division management across all lines of defense, facilitate effective communication and coordination and develop and negotiate solutions for control deficiencies.
Establish yourself as a trusted business partner and contribute to corporate change initiatives by participation in system and business change initiatives.
Work locally to assess and improve local regulatory reporting practices as applicable.
Continued promotion of division and corporate goals on culture, diversity, inclusion & equity.
What we value These skills will help you succeed in this role
Strong relationship management and client facing capabilities.
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
Role model behaviors in cross-cultural awareness and ability to connect with colleagues globally in establishing and maintaining a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
Strong analytical and project management skills.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to work with people at different levels.
Ability to meet key deliverables within stated timeframes.
Strong team leadership skills which include creating an environment of trust, soliciting diverse views from team members as well as coaching and developing staff through timely meaningful feedback
Effective problem solving, conceptual thinking, quantitative and analytical skills.
Demonstrable knowledge of the regional regulatory environment applicable to financial institutions and ability to research, interpret and apply regulatory requirements.
Track record of regulatory engagement.
Fluency in English - written and spoken, is required.
Education & Preferred Qualifications
15+ years internal audit experience and/or risk management in the financial industry.
10+ years Business experience across comparable organizations e.g. custody, capital markets, operations, investment management etc.
10+ years management experience.
Bachelor's or equivalent degree.
ACA, ACCA, CFA or CMIIA designation is preferred.
Additional requirements Travel within region, up to 20%, may be necessary.
Are you the right candidate? Yes! We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.
About State Street What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients. Through our IFDS joint venture with SS&C Technologies, we are providing outsourcing and technology solutions to the financial services industry. Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential. Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.