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Head of Internal Audit, Global Cryto Firm

Hays Hong Kong
Posted 2 days ago In-Office Permanent HKD80000.0 - HKD100000.0 per month
A global crypto company is hiring a Head of Internal Audit for their regional business

A global crypto company is hiring a Head of Internal Audit for their regional business

Company Overview

My client is a fast-growing cryptocurrency exchange and financial services platform that offers a wide range of digital asset trading and investment solutions. As a pioneer in the crypto industry, they are committed to providing secure, reliable, and user-friendly services to traders and institutional investors worldwide.


Role Overview

As the Head of Internal Audit, you will be responsible for overseeing and executing all internal audit activities within the organization. You will play a key role in assessing and improving the effectiveness of our internal controls, risk management processes, and compliance procedures. This is a senior-level position that requires a deep understanding of crypto industry regulations, risk management frameworks, and auditing standards.


Responsibilities
- Develop and implement a comprehensive internal audit plan in line with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
- Lead and manage a team of internal auditors, providing guidance, support, and mentorship.
- Conduct risk assessments to identify potential areas of non-compliance, operational inefficiencies, and financial risks.
- Perform regular audits of internal controls, financial statements, and operational processes to ensure accuracy, effectiveness, and compliance with relevant regulations and policies.
- Identify control gaps and weaknesses and provide recommendations for improvement to senior management.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement risk mitigation strategies and control enhancements.
- Stay updated on emerging trends, regulations, and best practices in the crypto industry and incorporate them into the internal audit processes.
- Establish strong working relationships with stakeholders across the organization to promote a culture of compliance and risk awareness.


Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. A professional certification such as CPA, CIA, or CISA is highly desirable.
- Proven experience in internal auditing (4 years of big 4 audit experience and more than 6 years of in-house experience), preferably within the cryptocurrency or financial services industry.
- Strong knowledge of crypto industry regulations, digital asset trading, and blockchain technology.
- Familiarity with risk management frameworks and auditing standards (e.g., COSO, COBIT).
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify control deficiencies and recommend practical solutions.
- Strong leadership skills with the ability to build and motivate a high-performing audit team.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
- Detail-oriented and highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.


What you'll get in return
You will be offered with a monthly package ranging from HKD 80,000 to HKD 100,000 along with a comprehensive employee benefit package. This is a terrific opportunity for any audit professionals to take part in a regional audit position with great team and company culture and career progression.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role or any other accounting, finance and internal audit opportunities in the banking and financial services industry, please send your CV in Microsoft Word format to Anson.Wong@hays.com.hk

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