Senior Audit Manager, Change Transformation

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
14 May 2023
01 Jun 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Failure to effectively manage Change may lead to adverse client outcomes, breaches of regulatory requirements that could attract regulatory scrutiny, and/or damage the Group's reputation.
  • Group Internal Audit (GIA) in Standard Chartered Bank is looking for an exceptional and dynamic Audit Manager to join our Change Transformation Group Internal Audit (GIA) team within the Technology and Operations portfolio.
  • This global role includes executing audits across Ways of Working (WOW), project lifecycle, Classic and Agile delivery, project governance, reporting and monitoring, scheduling, resource management and financial management.
  • This role will get to work on more complex audits such as cross-functional and multi-location high risk audits and will also provide you the opportunities to interact and engage with both Group and Country Stakeholders.
  • Perform, support, or lead where directed, the planning, fieldwork, and reporting of internal audit engagements to deliver agreed assurance objectives to established GIA standards and timelines.
  • Deliver quality audit reports that are effectively written with practical, actionable, measurable, and value-added recommendations.
  • Share knowledge, skills and experience with team members and the wider GIA and provide advisory to internal auditors from both Business and Technology on Change Management.
  • Assist in standardization and documentation of processes, risks, and controls and work with internal stakeholders to build a comprehensive and simple test procedures for Change Management. Liaise with Change Management standard owners where required.
  • Assist to track and consolidate all Change related audit issues raised by GIA, Regulators or Monitors and provide periodic updates to internal GIA Management and senior risk committees of the Bank.
  • Apply an in-depth understanding of, and compliance with, GIA methodology standards and the GIA system in all areas of assigned GIA activity.
  • Evaluate quantitative and qualitative data (using data analytics) to diagnose underlying issues, patterns, and root causes.
  • Monitor and track assigned audit issues and action plans, and report overdue items to the Head of Audit (HOA) for resolution.
People and Talent
  • Build good working relationships with the business audit teams to facilitate execution of integrated audit work.
  • Assists in maintaining the right relationships with the Business leading to sound audit recommendations and channels of audit related communication and monitoring.
Risk Management
  • Complete relevant risk assessment activities in a timely and effective manner, including the completion of Risk Assessment template.
  • Assist in continuous auditing and monitoring of key risks in Change Management.
  • Follow changes in the laws and regulations to identify emerging risks.
Regulatory & Business Conduct
  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
Key Stakeholders
  • Designated business stakeholders (including the COO of Client Enablement and Transformation, Head of Enterprise Change Management and Business/Function COO), related to individual audit assignments and the assigned portfolio; and
  • GIA stakeholders - team leaders, team members, team managers, Product, Functional, Country and Regional Heads of Audit.
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Financial Services
  • Audit
  • Risk and Controls
  • Change Governance
  • Information Technology
  • Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  • Strong background in audit (with a focus on Change delivery and Agile concepts) with a 7+ years of experience preferably in the Banking and Financial services industry.
  • Knowledge and experience in Change Management (e.g., Project Management Planning, Agile Practitioner) is preferred. Candidates with no audit experience but with strong Change / Project Management experience can be considered.
  • Bachelor's or university degree in any related discipline.
  • Professional Audit Certification (CIA, CISA, CISM, CISSP etc) and experience in executing a risk-based Audit Methodology, or a similar methodological approach.
  • Professional Certification (PMP, PRINCE2, Agile Scrum Master, PMI-ACP) in Change Management preferred.
  • Attention to detail and curiosity. Strong analytical skills and eager to learn.
  • Excellent writing and articulation skills to succinctly communicate complicated technical issues in business terms.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for building and maintaining credibly effective working relationships with counterparts in Group Internal Audit and business stakeholders.
  • High degree of responsibility, self-motivated, requiring minimal supervision.
  • Ability to collect and objectively analyze and apply information, "thinking out of the box" where necessary, in supporting the planning, fieldwork or reporting of results of audit engagements.
  • Displays initiative and knows when and how to seek guidance. Willingness and capacity to learn on the job.
About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge, and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.
Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:
  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see better in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial, and social wellbeing.
  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual, and digital learning
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organization, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.
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