Ogilvy & Mather (Hong Kong) Private Ltd

Asia Compliance Manager

Ogilvy & Mather (Hong Kong) Private Ltd
Salary provided
Posted on 30 Oct 2020

Asia Compliance Manager

Ogilvy & Mather (Hong Kong) Private Ltd

Job Highlights

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in audit firm
  • Perform key cycles’ walkthrough
  • Review and test opcos’ internal control processes

Job Description

We are looking for an Asia Compliance Manager to join our Regional Finance team.

Role responsibilities

Occasionally travel to local markets in Asia/ work remotely to perform the following:
  • Perform key cycles’ walkthrough and document the processes in detail
  • Review and test opcos’ internal control processes to ensure the control requirements are fulfilled in accordance with WPP audit guidelines and professional standards
  • Identify and address internal control issues and opportunities
  • Summarize internal control/ WPP internal audit review findings for regional senior management
  • Prepare complex written documents and presentation materials as required
  • Propose feasible recommendation on action plans to local market management and share best practice
  • Follow up with local markets on audit progress
  • Discuss draft issues with local markets prior to closing meetings
  • Attend closing meetings
  • Assist local markets with management comments for internal control and WPP internal audit reports
  • Ensure local markets have implemented remediation plans timely - this may include retesting control deficiencies
  • Educate, advise and conduct trainings with local markets on new/ updated internal control knowledge and financial/ operational workflows

Core competencies
  • Understand assignment instructions and be able to apply them as directed; seek clarity and guidance proactively
  • Be persistent and professional when researching facts and communicating with all stakeholders
  • Exercise proper judgement in reviewing documents and explanation presented
  • Raise questions on inconsistencies in information when applicable
  • Actively listen and correctly interpret messages; respond appropriately
  • Convey information and ideas clearly both orally and in writing to target audience
  • Demonstrate strong negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Build relationships through the development of internal networks

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in audit firm and sizable multinational company
  • Able to work independently and under pressure
  • Be detail orientated, responsible and self-motivated
  • Possess strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess good command of spoken and written English

We offer 5-day work with attractive salary, fringe benefits and good career prospects to the right candidates.

All information will be treated in the strictest confidence and used for recruitment purposes.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
10 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

  "Talent, I believe, is most likely to be found among nonconformists, dissenters and rebels”.  

~ David Ogilvy ~

Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world, and we have been a part of the Hong Kong creative community since 1962. What has always defined our business is our ability to deliver creative and effective communications for our clients. We have been named by Marketing Magazine as Hong Kong's Agency of the Year for 8 consecutive years; in addition to being crowned Campaign Asia's 2014 Greater China Creative Agency of the Year.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance