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Morgan Stanley MSIM China, Internal Audit Manager, Shenzhen in Shenzhen, China

We’re seeking an experienced professional to join our team as theMorgan Stanley Investment Management China (MSIM China) Head of Internal Audit to provide audit coverage for the Firm's China investment management business. The successful candidate will perform audits independently across all MSIM China's functions.

The Internal Audit Division (IAD) drives attention and resources to vulnerabilities by providing an independent and well-informed view and impactful messages about the most important risks facing our Firm. This is accomplished by performing a range of assurance activities to independently assess the quality and effectiveness of Morgan Stanley’s system of internal control, including risk management and governance systems and processes. IAD serves as an objective and independent function within the Firm’s risk management framework to foster continual improvement of risk management processes.

This role is part of Business Audit, which is responsible for inspecting controls in front, middle and back offices.

Morgan Stanley is an industry leader in financial services, known for mobilizing capital to help governments, corporations, institutions and individuals around the world achieve their financial goals.

MSIM China strives to provide diverse investment management services to a full spectrum of clients across both individual and institutional investors. Established as a joint venture in 2008, MSIM China became fully owned by Morgan Stanley Investment Management in 2023.

Benefiting from the global perspective and risk management capability of Morgan Stanley, MSIM China has established a variety of mutual fund and private fund portfolios covering fixed income, active equity, quantitative equity, multi-asset and sustainable investing strategies. Our portfolios have won many prestigious awards, including Morningstar Awards and Golden Bull Awards, which is a testament to our expertise and capabilities.

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What you’ll do in the role:

  • Actively engage senior stakeholders and manage regulatory relationships

  • Formulate and lead a wide range of assurance activities to assess risks within coverage area and the state of controls in place to mitigate them

  • Proactively identify emerging risks and factor them into assurance coverage

  • Articulate actionable insights to management regarding criticality and impact of risks to the business

  • Partner with regional and global colleagues and stakeholders to drive effective working relationships

  • Align projects and initiatives with department and coverage area priorities, and oversee team’s execution of deliverables in accordance with audit methodology and quality standards

What you’ll bring to the role:

  • Advanced knowledge of China investment management industry and relevant regulations

  • Strong understanding of audit principles, methodology, tools and processes (e.g., risk assessments, planning, testing, reporting and continuous monitoring)

  • Ability to articulate risk and impact clearly and succinctly to different audiences

  • Effective change and project management techniques and ability to support teams in adapting new ways of working

  • Ability to leverage and analyze data to inform focus and views on risk

  • Ability to coach and mentor others and create an inclusive work environment for team

  • A commitment to practicing inclusive behaviors

  • Flexibility to occasionally travel within China

  • Fluentwritten and spoken English and Chinese

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in accounting/finance) and post-graduate professional qualification preferred (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA, CFA, etc.)

Generally, we would expect to find the skills required for this role in individuals with at least 6-8 years’ relevant experience(e.g., internal audit, risk management, compliance, operational risk, technology risk management) within an investment management firm or financial institution.

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Title: MSIM China, Internal Audit Manager, Shenzhen

Location: Non-Japan Asia-China-Guangdong-Shenzhen

Requisition ID: 3248992