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Assistant Manager to Senior Manager, Audit Services AsiaManulife (International) Limited
Assistant Manager to Senior Manager, Audit Services AsiaManulife (International) Limited
Job Highlights
  • Excellent exposure
  • Reputable company
  • Growing company
Job Description

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed?  With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.


Job Description

Accountability Statement:
The Senior Manager of Audit Services Asia is accountable for planning, directing and leading a team to complete audit projects across Asia region (including key risk audits, project risk reviews, investigations and other special projects). The candidate is also responsible for the delivery of high quality, professional, cost-effective, value-added and risk-based audit services within Asia.  While remaining totally independent, the Audit Services function provides added value by working with management at all levels to improve the management of various forms of risk.  The function provides a service to senior management and the board of directors by providing reports which assist them in discharging their responsibilities for overseeing the management of risk in Manulife.

-Plan and lead a team to execute various types of audits across Asia region (including Sarbanes-Oxley Project (aka SOX)) in accordance with Corporate methodology, departmental standards and regulatory requirements.
-Assess adequacy of risk management and internal controls in business. Present findings to and reach agreement with the business unit management; make practical and value-added recommendations to improve control environment and efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
-Prepare audit reports; audit reports are to be clear, concise and well-organized, and issued within departmental service standards.
-Utilize technology to improve effectiveness and efficiency of audit process.
-Ensure quality of works completed.
-Manage projects within time budgets and target dates, reporting any timing problems or budget over-runs to audit management.
-Provide coaching to team members during audits.
-Assist business unit management by providing consulting advices.
-Follow up with business unit management regularly on the status/implementation of remediation actions for timely audit issue closure.  
-Actively participates in departmental initiatives.

-Good knowledge of wealth and asset management business, audit methodologies, control frameworks, risk management techniques.
-Asia regional experience is a plus.
-Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
-Proven leadership skills.
-Proven relationship skills including a demonstrated ability to deal effectively with staff at all levels to Assistant Vice President.
-Results oriented; balances multiple priorities and projects.
-Sound business judgment in assessing significance of issues and developing value added recommendations.
-Commitment to quality.
-Recognized accounting (CA, CMA, CGA, CPA) or auditing (CIA. CISA) professional designation.
-Strong team-player who willingly and openly shares ideas and knowledge.  Able to collaborate with different team members in a multi-cultural environment. 
-Provide clear and timely constructive feedback. At the same time, actively seeks feedback from others and incorporates any necessary changes.
-Challenges the status quo and proactively makes suggestions for continuous improvement.

If you are ready to unleash your potential it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife


Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of December 31, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$794 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.0 billion in payments to our customers.


Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong. 

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization.   It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment.  A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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Company details

Together, we grow

At Manulife we believe in growing, together.

Our disciplined approach and fact-based decision making has delivered a consistent, long-term record of growth and success as a “Winning Company”. Our people contribute to this and share in it, realizing that, as we grow they can too. Supported by professional training and experienced leadership there are opportunities to grow and develop your career across a broad range of disciplines and operations.

However career progression is not our only measure of success. We believe in a workplace that nurtures the development of people, both professionally and personally. By sharing and instilling in our people the values and ethics that define us, we enable our people to learn from each other and grow together.