Job ref no.: 19-48/CT (CT3121938-01#0064)
John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Ltd.

IT Auditor (REF: 19-48/CT)

John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Ltd.

The Swire group is a multi-national, multi-disciplined commercial group, with its principal areas of operations in the Asia Pacific region, and centred on the Greater China area. We pride ourselves on being original and forward-looking, setting standards for operational excellence wherever we do business – qualities that have guided our operations for over 200 years.

John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited is the holding company of the publicly-listed conglomerate, Swire Pacific Ltd. Our Group Internal Audit Department invites applications for the following position:

The job:

Reporting to the Audit Committee, the Group Internal Audit Department is highly respected in the Group. We are responsible for providing internal audit services to all companies within the Swire Pacific Group and other Swire owned companies which are based in or managed from Hong Kong. We are now looking for a talented individual to work in the department as IT Auditor, which is an exciting role with an opportunity to build your career in a global organisation.

Candidate Profile:

As a member of the Group Internal Audit Department, you will frequently contact with senior management and have a high visibility within the Swire Group.


  • Conduct IT audit assignments (such as IT General Controls, business application reviews, IT projects reviews, and security assessments)
  • Prepare audit reports and suggest practical recommendations
  • Follow up the implementation of audit recommendations
  • Develop and maintain Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs) programmes under tight deadline
  • Perform substantial programming and data analysis to support audit testing
  • Manage in-house IT administration tasks


  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Three years of experience in IT audit or IT security
  • Hands-on experience on database languages or programming languages. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in data mining and analysis tools such as Qlikview
  • CISA and CISSP qualifications and knowledge of SAP system would be a definite advantage
  • Strong analytical mind and good communication skills to convince and influence others, as well as ability to create and maintain good working relationships with all levels of staff
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) are mandatory. Previous PRC and regional exposure is definitely an advantage
  • At least 40% of travel should be expected


We offer competitive package to the right candidate. Qualified and interested parties please send application quoting the above reference number and detailing contact information, education and employment background, and salary expectation to Head of Staff Department, John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited, GPO Box 1, Hong Kong or email to hr . r e c r u i t 2 @ jsshk .  com or fax at 2946 8402. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applications received will be used exclusively for selection purposes and handled confidentially by authorized personnel only. Your application may also be considered for other suitable positions within the Swire group. (Please indicate clearly on your application if you would not like to be considered for other positions within the group.) Unsuccessful applications will be destroyed after an appropriate time.