The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the only statutory licensing body of CPAs in Hong Kong recognized globally as the pre-eminent body of top-tier accountants that leads and serves businesses and the public interest of Hong Kong. At the Institute, we say a CPA is a "success ingredient"...

The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the only statutory licensing body of CPAs in Hong Kong recognized globally as the pre-eminent body of top-tier accountants that leads and serves businesses and the public interest of Hong Kong. At the Institute, we say a CPA is a "success ingredient" in a career, in the business world, and in society as a whole. In building a strong accounting profession, the Institute helps to establish and continuously enhance Hong Kong's reputation as a world-class financial centre.

The Department of Quality Assurance is working to implement a programme of monitoring of compliance with the laws and regulations on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (AML/CFT) within the practice review function (AML monitoring programme). We are inviting high calibre professionals to join us for the following positions:

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR / MANAGER, QUALITY ASSURANCE (Ref. AD/M-QA/CP)

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 6 Years
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Accounting / Audit / Taxation
Job function Accounting > Accounting / Finance Manager
Accounting > Audit
Accounting > Compliance
Published On 05/11/2018
ref. AD/M-QA/CP

The Associate Director / Manager will report to the Director, Quality Assurance. The successful candidates will participate in the AML monitoring programme of the Institute.

 

Role and Responsibilities 

  • Conducting on-site and desktop reviews of AML/CFT policies and procedures of practice units to ensure that they comply with the relevant requirements
  • Developing, maintaining and updating internal work programs with reference to the latest development of AML/CFT laws and regulations, standards and best practices and with due regard to specific circumstances of the accounting profession
  • Assisting in preparation, production and release of alerts and other publication materials relating to the AML monitoring programme
  • Handling enquiries from members and any other interested parties in relation to the AML monitoring programme
  • Providing technical and administrative support to relevant committees and assisting in any other quality assurance programmes

 

Qualifications and Required Attributes 

  • CPAs with a minimum of 3 years’ post qualification experience in AML, regulatory compliance, internal audit or other related fields. Candidates with a minimum of 8 years' relevant post qualification experience will be considered for the position of Assistant Director
  • Good knowledge of AML/CFT developments and understanding of Hong Kong’s AML/CFT Ordinance and related AML guidelines for professional accountants
  • High professional and ethical standards with a strong sense of commitment
  • Able to work independently and have strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese and able to prepare precise and concise reports

 

Applications should be marked “Confidential” quoting the reference code (AD/M-QA/CP) with full details of education, work experience, present and expected salaries, contact telephone number and earliest available date. Please apply in writing to the Head of Human Resources, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 37/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong or by email at on or before 26 November 2018.

 

Personal data provided will be used for recruitment purpose only.

 

For more information, please visit our website at www.hkicpa.org.hk.