Senior Manager, Audit

5 months ago
Job Description

At Prudential, we understand that success comes from the talent and commitment of our people. Together, we have a shared vision in securing the future of our customers and our communities. We strive to build a business that can shape, an inclusive workplace where ideas are valued and a culture where can thrive together. Our people stay connected and tuned in to what's happening around us, keeping us ahead of the curve. While focused on the long-term, we look to the future to bring growth, development and benefit to everyone whose lives we touch.

Job Purpose:

  • Provide Management with objective analysis, detailed observations and recommendations relating to key Business risk areas to mitigate the spectrum of risks relating to the achievement of Business Objectives and Plans within P&L / Channel area of responsibility.
  • Provide independent, objective assurance that risks are being managed to ensure they are within the risk appetite approved by the Board.
  • Support the Audit Director in his / her assessment of the overall risk management environment in Prudential.

Job Responsibilities:

A member of the Audit leadership team, responsible for:

  • Assisting the Audit Director develop and continuously review an annual risk based audit plan for Prudential, aligned to BU strategy.
  • Managing the delivery of a portfolio of audits within P&L / Channel area of responsibility in line with agreed annual audit plan, continuously reviewing to ensure alignment between audit strategy and business strategy.
  • Required to have a good working relationships with Audit Directors and other members of the Internal Audit management team.
  • Key accountabilities include building and sustaining good working relationships with senior operational line management.
  • Help to construct the annual audit plan in consultation with their colleagues and business line management. Clear articulation of specialist audit and resource needs to deliver the annual audit plan provided to Technical Leads.
  • Are responsible individually and collectively for the scheduling of the resources of the Audit Plan. Ongoing liaison with the GwIA Practice Team to ensure effective management of the GwIA resource plan.
  • Manage a large portfolio of varied audit assignments to time, quality and budget. Managers have a responsibility for reviewing the audit working papers in line with the GwIA audit methodology.
  • Line managing a team of Auditors/Principal Auditors within a matrix structure with responsibility for the line management of individuals, with responsibility for coaching and mentoring individuals and providing feedback on performance following completion of each assignment.
  • The Audit manager is responsible for discussing the audit report and findings with senior line management and for ensuring that appropriate responses are obtained for each issue raised in the report.
  • Ensuring a post audit review is conducted at the end of each audit assignment in line with the GwIA audit methodology.
  • To represent GwIA in management of key stakeholder relationships.

Job Requirements:

  • Post Qualification - at least 5 years management experience.
  • Recognised Audit or Accountancy Qualification.
  • Additional qualifications such as CISA beneficial.
  • Demonstrable experience of influencing and challenging senior management and building excellent relationships.
  • Relevant industry experience.
  • Experience in successfully coaching and developing people.
  • High attention to detail and rigorous logical thinking ability.
  • Good Team player, who can win and maintain the professional respect of the team.
  • Encourage auditor involvement in office and other professional meetings outside the project.
  • Understand the Senior Management and Audit Committees expectations.
  • Routinely seek information from the auditee regarding their needs and concerns.
  • Work with management to ensure audit programme covers all major risks the organisation faces.
  • Distinguish between issues that should be communicated upward and included in the Audit report.
  • Seek industry / service line training and stay informed about new developments.
  • Requirement to travel to local and other Group locations (approximately 40% of time).



Prudentialplc provides life and health insurance and asset management, with a focus on Asia and Africa. We help people get the most out of life, by making healthcare affordable and accessible and by promoting financial inclusion. We protect people's wealth, help them grow their assets, and empower them to save for their goals. The business has more than 18 million life customers in Asia and Africa.Prudential has been providing trusted financial security for 95 years and is listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, and New York. We are proud to be included in the 2023 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index . The index measures gender equality across five pillars: female leadership and talent pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive culture, sexual harassment policies, and pro-women brand. Our inclusion in this global index is testament to our commitment to nurturing diverse talent. #BloombergGEI . Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America or with the Prudential Assurance Company, a subsidiary of M&G plc, a company incorporated in the United Kingdom.