SVP, Business Audit, Internal Audit Department


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Internal Audit Department
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15465

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 offices around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.


Internal Audit Department

We provide an independent assessment of GIC’s governance, risk management and internal control environment to key collaborators including the Board of Directors, audit committee, and senior management.


Business Audit

You will provide assurance and advisory services across investment groups, both public and private markets, and corporate services functions.


What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that fosters a strong governance and control environment in GIC.


What will you do as SVP for Business Audit?

  • Responsible for leading audit, advisory and other ad-hoc assignments, and ensure quality and timely delivery.  This would include executing fieldwork where needed.
  • Provide strong technical and managerial leadership in audits in of public markets and/ or private markets
  • Lead and drive data analytics efforts on assurance activities
  • Regular engagement with business partners to be aware of key changes and new initiatives
  • Build strong rapport and informal work relationships with colleagues across GIC and demonstrate good knowledge of their business
  • Keep abreast of emerging internal and external risk trends as well as industry best practices for areas of coverage that can be applied in recommendations to stakeholders
  • Provide coaching and over-sight to team members and proactively identify staff development opportunities to raise the bench strength of department
  • Continuously engage, motivate and drive people and organizational agenda within team, so as to foster a collaborative and positive work environment
  • Proactively identify advisories that IAD could assist in addressing risk and control concerns before implementation
  • An active member of the IAD leadership team and is able to lead/ support/ contribute to department initiatives

What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • At least 18 years' relevant audit experience in the financial industry
  • Strong team player who is willing to roll up sleeves to execute
  • Demonstrates leadership capabilities
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills, ability to think broadly and strategically, assess a variety of factors, recommend a solution and execute well
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. Have demonstrated the ability to influence change and obtain buy‐in from senior management and able to adapt own communication styles to the different audience
  • Proven skill to synthesize complex technical concepts into plain language for non-specialist audiences
  • Strong organizational/project management skills and proven ability to efficiently progress multiple assignments
  • Demonstrates personal initiative, strives to innovate and build best practices
  • A continuous learner with a growth mindset who stays on top of business trends


Work at the Point of Impact

We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.


Flexibility at GIC

At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection. At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves. Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration, but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.


GIC is an equal opportunity employer

GIC is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.


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Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.