Vice President - Business Auditor

Singapore, Singapore | Nomura Holdings

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Performing risk assessments of Nomura’s businesses and assisting in developing the annual audit plan 

• Leading, planning and executing audits of the bank’s business (and other audits if required) and working closely with IT Audit on integrated audits 

• Identifying emerging risks, drafting and reporting audit findings promptly to line management and senior management and suggesting practical and innovative solutions 

• Following up audit recommendations post-audit, assessing residual risk, validating remedial work performed and documenting and closing issues 

• Performing and documenting aspects of Internal Audit’s quarterly continuous monitoring programme for Wholesale, in order to identify changes to risk assessments, audit plan or audit universe 

• Identifying emerging risks and control themes to be included in management and Audit Committee presentations 

• Learning, understanding and applying the department’s audit methodology 

• Supervising and coaching junior team members 


• Must have a good understanding of the investment banking industry and possess strong technical knowledge of at least some Global Markets products. It would also be beneficial to have some knowledge of wealth management, asset management and retail brokerage products 

• Must have strong oral and written communication skills in English 

• Must be able to work independently and proactively, demonstrating a strong sense of ownership and commitment to delivery 

• Must be able to multi-task 

• Must have experience of managing teams 

• Must have the confidence to deliver tough messages and have difficult conversations 

• An accounting or quantitative background or other professional qualification is expected, although not essential for the right candidate 

• Ten years of professional experience is expected (external audit, investment banking, regulatory) although not essential for the right candidate, but four years of internal audit experience in the financial sector is strongly preferred