Assistant Vice President Controls Assurance, Global Risk and Compliance Assurance Services – RCA SER

Job Description

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HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Assistant Vice President Controls Assurance, Global Risk and Compliance Assurance Services – RCA SERVICES – CONTROLS ASSUR.

Principal responsibilities

  • Customize and localize standard test scripts and then evaluate assigned controls for design and operating effectiveness, raise issues as appropriate.
  • Ensure that assigned control assessments are accurate, effective, abide by RCAS & CA procedures and templates, and meet quality control requirements.
  • Ensure that assigned control assessments are delivered on time, in accordance with the CA assessment plan.
  • Supervise the delivery of assigned control assessments using experience and knowledge to intervene and redirect testing as required, resolving, or redirecting escalations as required.
  • Manage control owners and other stakeholders, ensuring the success of each assigned reviews, minimizing contention where possible and requesting support, where deemed necessary.
  • Manage the documentation of distinct control types, covering key aspects, such as remit, main processes, and handovers to other teams.
  • Ensure that issue owners complete sufficient root cause analysis for all material issues and have appropriate remediation plans in place.
  • Develop and motivate the CA Managers through coaching and on-the-job training, ensuring the successful delivery of assigned control assessments.
  • Support the VPs of the CA China in fulfilling their CA responsibilities as required, including resource augmentation, planning forthcoming reviews, drafting issues, contributing to the development of procedures and templates.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years proven experience in assurance, audit, compliance or risk management within financial services or other major industries.
  • Working knowledge of financial crime and/or regulatory compliance and/or the aptitude to develop this understanding in good time, and knowledge of relevant regional laws, regulations and the overall regulatory environment preferred.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in related field such as business, finance, law, or equivalent experience; Master’s in finance or equivalent / Chartered Accountant preferred.
  • Good understanding of the Commercial/Corporate Credit Lending Cycle.
  • Good knowledge of Wholesale Lending (Commercial Banking and Global Banking) Products, Pre and Post approval Processes/Services.
  • Good understanding of the Wholesale Credit Risk Rating Systems and Credit facility.
  • Good understanding of impairment related processes including systems and reporting aspects across credit risk and finance institutions.
  • Awareness of credit risk models (PD, LGD, EAD, Staging and ECL) .
  • Good understanding of Expected Credit Losses (ECL), and Allowances quantification and assessment concepts (Under IFRS9).
  • Understanding of Exchanges, Central Counterparties (CCP’s) / Clearing Houses and their Associated Payments Systems.
  • A good understanding of the regulatory environment surrounding wholesale credit and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Awareness of SOX control standards, accounting principles and practices.
  • Proven organizational, planning, interpersonal, managerial, analytical, problem-solving, decision-making, and team building skills.
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities effectively and proven ability to meet challenging deadlines.
  • Experience working with local and regional stakeholders and an understanding of global standards of quality.
  • Ability to work with different cultural groups and build consensus.
  • Requires understanding of the changing regulatory landscape regarding compliance functions within the banking industry.
  • Ability to exercise discretion, work independently within broad guidelines, tactfully handle sensitive and confidential data and complete assignments timely.
  • Experience utilising assurance automation and analytics tools preferred.
  • Fluent in both oral and written English.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.

Due to the urgent hiring need, candidates with immediate right to work locally and no relocation need will be prioritised.

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