apac audit manager in New Zealand

chris white, randstad
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10 years
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One of the most exciting roles to come around in a long time…

Randstad has a unique and sought after opportunity for a true leader to join a well known and established New Zealand based FinTech organisation. They are well established and are still growing at an exciting rate. Market leaders in providing technology and administration services to major financial institutions in the platform and wealth management sectors across the globe they are looking for a Senior Manager, Audit to take on responsibility for the APAC region.

The role will be based in Wellington and will have overall responsibility for the Internal Audit service with a focus on business risks from the generation of a risk based annual plan through to delivering independent internal audits across the group and conducting surveillance and advisory activities.

You will be responsible for;

  • Working with the Audit Committee and senior management to identify and mitigate or minimise strategic, operational, financial and compliance risks,
  • Developing and implementing a flexible, risk-based audit plan based on the groups risk universe, and other concerns identified by management and the Audit Committee,
  • Working with senior management to bring cost-effective and efficient leading practices to the way the group does business,
  • Being the investigative arm of the Audit Committee,
  • Helping maintain the “Tone at the Top” for ethical behaviour and actions throughout the organisation,
  • Maintaining a professional Internal Audit staff with sufficient knowledge, skills and experience,
  • Attending and representing Internal Audit at relevant Governance committees or working groups,
  • Performing ad hoc Internal Audit related projects as required,
  • Contributing, as appropriate, in the year-end financial audit with the external auditor,
  • Line management responsibilities – managing and developing direct reports/junior staff as applicable.

Your experience will include;

  • An experienced leader, highly motivated and with a proven track record of strong influencing skills and the ability to liaise and work with senior management.
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of current internal audit practices & techniques through significant years of progressive work experience within a financial services environment.
  • Proven experience of developing and delivering audit plan within the financial services sector
  • A strong, confident persuasive communicator (oral and written), capable of robust dialogue;
  • Experience of coaching and developing junior staff;

If you believe you are a good fit and are looking for that great next step please apply now or contact me directly for a confidential discussion. Chris White 04 471 4871 or 021 613 656 / chris.white@randstad.co.nz

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Internal Audit/Audit/Management/Banking/Financial Services

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification