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ID:  3302
City:  Hong Kong
Job Function:  Internal Audit

Deputy Director, Internal Audit

At Kerry Properties, we commit to employing people who are passionate and dedicated. We look for people who always strive for excellence and possess a positive attitude. In turn, we offer our people boundless opportunities in career advancement and realization of their potential.




Job Summary:

Works with the Senior Director to manage and lead the operation of KPL’s Internal Audit Department to ensure the operation accomplish the corporate objectives, direction and manage risks by bringing a systemic and disciplined approach to evaluate, enhance and give opinion on the effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance processes. 



Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Senior Director to lead the planning, development, compilation, preparation and maintenance of the annual enterprise risk assessment and quarterly risk updates.
  • Develop the annual audit plan, as well as scope, schedule, execute, supervise, document and report audit engagements performed by subordinates using various testing methods, to ensure the audits are performed on time and with quality.
  • Develop agile audit approach, including develop new audit programs on the Group’s emerging risks.
  • Manage a team to execute audit activity for the Group to assess controls, operating efficiencies and compliance with corporate policies, legal requirements, rules, and regulations.
  • Initiate, develop, plan, execute and monitor internal control initiatives.
  • Review outputs of sub-ordinates, mentor, and coach subordinates for people development purposes.
  • Prepare internal audit reports to the Audit and Corporate Governance Committee (ACGC) and provide constructive advice to leadership and business unit heads to improve efficiency.
  • Complete special projects requested by ACGC.
  • Research and keep abreast of legislative issues, new audit regulations/trends and audit methodology; review and update the internal audit policies, standards, and practices when appropriate.
  • Using data analytics for performing dashboard on analysis.



Who You’ll Work With

Within IA Department:

  • Superior: Senior Director in Hong Kong
  • Peer: Managers in Beijing and Shanghai
  • Subordinates: Internal Auditors and Senior Internal Auditors in Hong Kong and Beijing

Project Company level:

  • General Manager
  • Regional Heads of various departments, such as Finance, Sales & Marketing, Leasing, Property Services, Project Management, Legal, Human Resources, Technology & Innovation etc.
  • Colleagues at all levels





Who You Are (Education, Experience, Professional Qualifications, Competencies, Language etc.)

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or in a related discipline


Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or in a related discipline




Possess 15+ years of external audit Big 4 experience and internal audit from listed conglomerates, and at least 8 years of managerial & supervisory role & project management experience


With property developer industry experience



Professional Qualifications
Essential: Member of CPA/HKICPA/ACCA/other professional accounting designation

Desirable: CIA/CISA designation


Shows Empathy and Respect, Negotiates Effectively, Develops Solutions, Empowers Others, Challenges Assumptions and Adds Value

Creates Alignment and Change Agent



Essential: Excellent command in oral English, Cantonese, and Mandarin communication skills 



Other Skills and Requirements:

  • Audit Management Application: Teammate + or Audit board for risk assessment, plan, schedule, execute, document, and follow up audit
  • Writing skills: Excellent command in both English and Chinese writing skills
  • PC knowledge: Advanced in Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Accounting Software & Databases and Data analytics using Tableau

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