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SVP / VP, CBG and Legal & Compliance, Group Audit

Singapore, Singapore | DBS Bank

  • Industry:
    Banking / Investment Banking
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Legal / Compliance
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Group Audit helps the Board and Executive Management meet the strategic and operational objectives of the DBS Group. We conduct independent checks to ensure that the Group’s risk and control processes are adequate and effective.All our team members are highly sought-after professionals who work as trusted advisors to our clients, in all matters related to a company’s internal controls. 


Assist Function Audit Head to manage the Singapore Audit team and oversee the regional audit portfolio of wealth management and Legal, Compliance & Secretariat (LCS)

Foster a trusted relationship with senior stakeholders across locations both internally (e.g. executive management, Audit Committee & board) and externally (e.g. regulators)

Drive annual audit planning, execute audit plans and provide progress update to the Audit leadership team

Provide oversight on end-to-end audits of Wealth Management and/or LCS in a risk focused manner regionally

Lead regional audit initiatives (e.g. audit transformation, cross-location collaboration etc.)

Escalate issues appropriately and timely. Ensure concise and clear audit findings and reports are presented on a timely basis.

Keep abreast on the development of regulatory, industry and product development through continuous monitoring and auditing.


Bachelor or master’s degree in business, information system, business administration or a related discipline.

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a banking environment, preferably in wealth management, Legal & Compliance, Audit or relevant risk and control functions.

Good experience in regulator & senior stakeholder engagement (across function and location)

Strong understanding and working knowledge of wealth management products (such as foreign exchange, bonds, equities, derivatives, fund management products and financial structures), and product risk management.

Ability to work effectively with multiple priorities and to determine the most appropriate solution based on organisational and stakeholder needs. 

Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders and team mates. 

Self-motivated, and demonstrates the initiative & ability to work independently.

Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation and presentation skills.

Robust analytical skills with strong attention to detail.

Professional qualifications (such as Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

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