Back to Job Search

Head of Audit, Life Insurance

  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Argyll Scott is partnering with a multinational insurance group to look for a head of audit for their fast-growing business.


  • Develop audit strategy and policies in line with external and internal requirements and international best practice
  • Liaise with Audit Committee and develop a risk-based plan for internal audit activities for approval by Audit Committee
  • Manage resources to deliver audit plan
  • Evaluate governance, operations and information systems regarding reliability and integrity of financial and operational information together with process owner
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of governance, risk management processes and controls and the adequacy of criteria to determine whether objectives and goals have been accomplished
  • Review effectiveness and efficiency of operations together with process owner


  • 10 years or above experience
  • Degree holder in business administration, accounting, finance, law or a business-related discipline
  • A professional membership and/or a professional qualification (e.g. CPA, CISA, CIA) will be an advantage
  • Experience in the insurance business with at least (10) ten years of professional experience in an external accounting firm, an insurance company or a combination of the above, preferably in a multinational environment
  • A sound knowledge/ understanding of risk management, governance and control standards
  • Solid knowledge of insurance products, operational processes, accounting principles and control concepts
  • Strong knowledge of internal audit methodology and internal control and risk management frameworks

Please apply directly or reach out to Karen Yung at for more details.