Head of Audit, Life Insurance

Job Title: Head of Audit, Life Insurance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -062020-450602
Contact Name: Karen Yung
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2020 16:54

Job Description

Argyll Scott is partnering with a well-known life insurance firm to look for a head of audit. This position will report directly to CEO as key person with strong senior stakeholder exposures.


  • Assume as key person for the control functions of internal audit
  • Develop and lead internal audit services
  • Oversee and deliver all operational audits of the business to ensure compliance with company policy
  • Ensure that all business and regulatory risks are identified, recognized and appropriately managed in alignment with audit plans and initiatives
  • Manage and execute comprehensive audits to provide management with an independent assessment of the control environment
  • Coordinate audit activities with external auditors
  • Ensure all important issues on internal controls are properly reported and presented to senior management and Audit Committee


  • Bachelor degree or above with relevant professional qualification in auditing or accounting (CIA, ACCA, CPA, HKICPA etc.)
  • Minimum 10 years and above audit/risk/compliance experience in insurance/financial services industry
  • Track record in leading audit function
  • Strong business acumen, analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Please apply directly or email Karen Yung at kyung <@> for further details.


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