We are looking for

Regional Auditor

Apply REF: IG000054

In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 18,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships. 

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 68 markets with more than 193,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.  

* excluding partnerships

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.


Position Purpose

•    To conduct audit work in accordance with the IG methodology and ensure high standard of deliverables
•    To contribute to risk assessment of audit units based on knowledge obtained through assignments as well as day-to-day contact with auditees
•    To follow through with auditee on implementation of recommendations

Direct Responsibilities

1.    Participate in the audit team assignments and special reviews (when required by regulators, business lines, or senior management)

Head of Assignment
    Lead the assignment / review in accordance with BNPP Internal Audit Guidelines, International Professional Practices and established internal communication protocol.
    Plan, oversee and co-ordinate the work performed to ensure optimal resource allocation and efficient completion of assignment by preparing the methodology, collating raw data, obtaining past recommendations, preparing meetings with auditees, etc.
    Assess the key risks of the audited areas and coordinate the team to identify weaknesses in governance, risk management and control in those areas and raise appropriate findings and recommendations.
    Review work done by audit team to ensure that the work scope objectives are achieved.
    Complete the audit report within the recommended timeline.
    Escalate to the Supervisor unresolved matters or disputes with the auditees for timely resolution.

Auditor of Assignment
    Assist in documentation gathering for the assignment.
         Assist in assessing the key risks of the audited areas and identify weaknesses in governance, risk management and control in those areas by carrying out appropriate evaluation and tests.
         Raise appropriate findings and provide appropriate value-added recommendations to mitigate identified risks.
         Complete and file investigation working papers for easy retrieval to substantiate work performed.

2.    Review the implementation of the Inspection Générale recommendations
    Validate the implementation of recommendations and maintain audit trail of correspondences with auditees in respect of all implementation.

3.    Contribute to the periodic risk assessment of covered activities and planning
•    Perform a periodic and comprehensive risk assessment of the covered activities as per the Group guidelines.
•    Keep abreast of change/new development of regulatory requirements that are relevant to the covered activities and related functions.
•    Assist in the elaboration of the audit planning following a risk-based approach.

Contributing Responsibilities
•    Contribute to the improvement of the Inspection Générale practices through the elaboration and update of our methodologies

Technical and Behavioral Competencies required

•    Is conversant with and applies appropriately audit methodology/standards and control concepts
•    Possesses knowledge of business, products, risks, practices, policies and regulations
•    Practically adapts theory and experience to circumstances of assignment
•    Demonstrates planning, organizing and communication / interpersonal skills in conducting assignments and dealing with auditees
•    Be analytical and able to anticipate problems/obstacles, able to distinguish material from non-material items in making decisions
•    Is mindful about deadlines and disciplined in completing deliverables at the required level of standard
•    Team Work spirit
•    Good written and oral communication skills in English

Specific Qualifications (if required)

•    Possess a Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in related disciplines;
•    Possess experience in external auditing / internal auditing / credit / risk / compliance / internal control / operations in the financial services industry;
•    Professional Qualification/Certificate in Audit / Accounting, e.g. CA, CIA, CISA, is a plus.

Primary Location: SG-06-SingaporeJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: PERIODIC CONTROLEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 3 years Reference: IG000054