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Vice President, Risk Management Audit, Group Audit

Posting Date:  26-Nov-2022

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

You will lead or participate in audit projects and be primarily responsible for the audits of Group Risk Management functions. 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 those of regional subsidiaries and overseas branches.

You will plan, organize, execute and conclude on the internal audits including the preparation of an audit plan and audit report, scheduling and estimating resource needs. You should be well-versed in assessing risks and controls, recommend business-focused solutions to improve risk management practices, follow up on audit issues raised, as well as play an advisory role as subject matter experts.

Job Requirements

  • A recognized degree in financial engineering, mathematics, statistics, engineering or accounting, with minimum 8 years of relevant working experience either in reputable financial institutions or auditing firms; Professional certifications such as CFA, FRM / PRM, CPA or CIA are added advantages
  • A sound knowledge of credit rating / IRBA models, valuation / pricing models, IRRBB, AML and other risk models including machine learning models
  • Familiarity with financial institutions’ risk management practices, treasury, investment and loan activities including investment and derivative products, as well as Basel and regulatory requirements governing the businesses are essential
  • Conversant with programming languages like Python, SAS, SQL, VBA and Matlab, etc. is preferred
  • Able to multi-task and cope with change and diversity in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess a strong analytical and problem-solving skills with excellent verbal / written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess strong project management skills to lead audit assignments

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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