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VP, Internal Audit for Wholesale Bank (Credit), Group Audit

Posting Date:  6 Dec 2023

Singapore (City Area), Singapore, 048624

Company:  United Overseas Bank Ltd

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.


Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Audit function is an independent internal audit team that provides objective assurance and consulting to improve and add value to the Group’s operations. We help the Group achieve its strategic objectives by adopting a systematic and disciplined approach towards evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead in audit projects and responsible for the business, operational and regulatory audit of Group Wholesale Banking activities including Basel II Independent Validation and Loan Asset Quality. The team will perform different types of audits such as global, thematic or business portfolio audits of the Bank’s Head Office Operations as well as its regional subsidiaries and overseas branches.
  • Plan, organise, execute and conclude on the internal audits including the preparation of an audit plan and audit report which fulfills the responsibility of the team, scheduling and assigning work and estimating resource needs
  • Perform the quality review of auditing standards of the team and make recommendations to improve the audit processes and work paper documentation
  • Prepare concise summarised reports and management papers for Audit Committees and other stakeholders
  • Support Division Head in driving and executing strategic priorities and engagement with key stakeholders

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 15 years of relevant working experience either in reputable auditing firms or financial institutions
  • Sound knowledge of corporate credit lending, financial, investment and derivative products, Basel II IRBA requirements, credit management and remedial processes covering front office, middle office and back office functions as well as familiarity with laws and regulations governing the businesses
  • Sound understanding of Money Laundering, Sanctions and Fraud risk in Wholesale banking
  • Good project management skills and maturity to lead, drive and manage audit assignments
  • Well-versed in business risks and controls, able to recommend business-focused solutions to improve risk management practices as well as play an advisory role as Subject Matter Expert
  • Strong people management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess a strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good ​u​​​nderstanding of the industry and related digital developments
  • Data Analytics skillset and related knowledge is a plus
  • Minimum a recognised degree in a relevant field
  • Professional certifications such as CIA, CFA, ACAMS or CPA are a plus

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.


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