Associate Manager, Risk and Audit Services


Mumbai, IN

The Atlas Corp. and Seaspan teams are goal-driven and share a high-performance culture, focusing on building services offerings to become a leading asset manager. Seaspan provides many of the world's major shipping lines with alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry leading ship management serves. Seaspan's fleet has evolved over time to meet the varying needs of our customer base. We own vessels in a wide range of sizes, from 2,500 TEU to 14,000 TEU vessels. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp, Seaspan delivers on the company's core strategy as a leading asset management and core infrastructure company.

Position Description:

The Associate Manager, Risk and Audit Services is the Asia Pacific regional execution lead for the Global Risk and Audit Services function of Atlas Corp. This position reports directly to the Manager, Risk and Audit Services based out of Vancouver, BC, Canada at Atlas Corp.’s global head office.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of audit plans designed to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the internal control environment.
  • Execute financial, operational, information systems, and compliance audits to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the internal control environment. 
  • Perform interviews and walkthroughs to understand business processes, including risks, internal controls, and potentially control gaps.
  • Build relationships with regional management representatives, to enhance Risk and Internal Audit presence globally. 
  • Identify internal control issues and improvement opportunities that are meaningful and practical. 
  • Communicate audit status, testing results, observations, and improvement opportunities to stakeholders – including senior regional management representatives. 
  • Support both Finance and Operations functions with controls and process improvement related queries and activities.
  • Follow up on audit issues and findings and agreed resolutions.
  • Promote good corporate governance, best practices, and appropriate internal controls in the company. Works with other departments to communicate requirements and ensure compliance.
  • Key point person for audit and controls testing for third-party managed services (Accenture).
  • At times, direct external resources in the execution of engagements.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • CA, or equivalent accounting designation
  • 4-6 years of Internal Audit experience, ideally obtained in a Big 4 Accounting Firm (risk advisory department) or in an in-house, industry role (preference will be given to experience with a multi-national corporation).
  • Highly motivated and self-driven with limited guidance required from reporting Manage.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to develop productive working relationships throughout the organization.
  • Knowledge of IIA standards, internal controls and operational auditing techniques.
  • Strong verbal and written communication, report writing, and presentation skills, and proficiency with the English language. 

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in the shipping industry
  • Experience with data analytics
  • Additional relevant certifications (e.g. CIA, CISA) 

Job Demands and/or Physical Requirements:

  • Periodic overtime to meet deadlines or accommodate time zone differences
  • Occasional travel (10-20%)

Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you.


This video was taken on board our 4250 TEU vessel, Seaspan Santos, during a six-day passage in September 2013.


When you join the Seaspan family, you become a part of a company with one of the newest and most advanced fleets in the industry. Our modern vessels are maintained to the highest standards and offer excellent living conditions for our seafarers.