Audit Manager, Asia Pacific

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you’re looking for a fast-paced working environment, you’re resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now! We’re committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike, the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.~crlf~~crlf~Audit is the home for those who dare to support Allianz Global Investors in achieving their strategic targets.~crlf~Our Internal Audit function is a global with teams in Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Munich and New York.~crlf~~crlf~The Audit Manager is the auditor in charge and will manage large scale and cross-functional global audits with in-depth knowledge and experience in several business areas. You will be considered an expert and also sometimes be referred to as specialist with no specific need for supervision. You will however have no direct reports within the Internal Audit department, but you could have people management responsibility within the audit project you will manage (comprised of auditors from all regions, EU, US and APAC).~crlf~~crlf~You should be technically strong and have strong ethics as these are core values fundamental to audit success. We are also seeking someone who has the agility and commitment to continuously keep learning and improving their technical skills and have the ability to see the big picture.

Relationship Management~crlf~## Take responsibility for the relationship with the auditees and become a recognized partner to the business~crlf~## Manage communication with stakeholders from all hierarchy levels~crlf~## Interact with external auditors in specific cases~crlf~## Collaborate on departmental and inter-organizational projects and assess the acceptance of audited departments~crlf~## Increase knowledge across different global and regional business lines and bring added value to the business~crlf~## Promote Internal Audit as a competent and trusted partner and live the Allianz Global Investors values (Entrepreneurship, Collaborative Leadership, Trust, Customer & Market Excellence).~crlf~~crlf~Audit Practice ~crlf~## Take responsibility for the performance of the global audit plan in areas of assigned responsibility, as well as for ad-hoc engagements~crlf~## Plan and lead global or regional audit assignments, supervise audit projects, define risk-based audit areas, audit business transactions, workflows, processes and control systems~crlf~## Determine deficiencies and vulnerabilities to be remedied, analyse audit results, formulate proposals for solutions, lead closing meetings~crlf~## Ensure progress as planned and in line with the applicable standards~crlf~## Comply with the audit policies and the respective standards (independence, integrity, confidentiality, truth and fairness, security, economy and system conformity)~crlf~~crlf~Quality Management~crlf~## Ensure follow up and that the audit recommendations are implemented adequately by the auditee, so that the findings can be closed in a timely manner~crlf~## Support the update of audit methods, initiate improvements of workflows, processes, security and control systems and promote best practice sharing~crlf~## Analyse audit results and generate quarterly and annual audit reporting and perform quality assurance~crlf~## Support and review auditor’s work (audit preparation, interviews, tests, evidence gathering, report writing and validation preparation)~crlf~## Planning and implementation of technical training and information (team/peer)~crlf~~crlf~## 30% travel mainly in the Asia Pacific region, with 1 or 2 assignments in the US or Europe during the year.~crlf~~crlf~

## Certification in CPA, CIA, CFA, CISA etc. will be highly regarded~crlf~## Over 10-12 years experience in a mid-senior level role, with professional experience internal/external audit or as consultant or equivalent. Preferably from another Asset Management firm~crlf~## Several years’ experience in a finance related function, asset management and corporate governance role~crlf~## University degree in economics, business administration or equivalent~crlf~## Proven management skills for audit planning~crlf~## Strong intellectual and analytical skills and a very good understanding of processes, structures and the regulatory environment~crlf~## Excellent communication skills are essential, as well as the ability to empathize for the auditee’s perspective and ability to listen~crlf~## Ability to deal with all types of personalities and experience in managing escalation processes after delivering inconvenient decisions~crlf~## Team spirit, self-motivation and a proactive and committed working style, as well as ability to interact in a global work environment with people from different countries and cultures~crlf~## Strong computer skills / MS Office .~crlf~## Excellent English and Chinese communications skills (verbal and written) and knowing Japanese will be a plus.~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 690 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 598 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.~crlf~~crlf~We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to

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