Leadsand performs audit related activities and works as a team member on auditassignments, as required. Leads risk-focused fieldwork, in accordance withInternal Audit policies, methodologies, and standards in order to identifymeaningful issues, risks and other exposures in the area of the company beingaudited. Draws on extensive experience and/or specialist skills (e.g.technology, advanced operational knowledge, or experience, etc.) to plan anddeliver audits. Responsible for ensuring testing is adequately thoroughand accurate to allow an evaluation of the adherence to company policies andprocedures, audit methodologies, and all applicable regulations, when performinga project leader role. Tests operational and other processes as per Audit plansand methodologies. Demonstrates understanding of businesses and processesthrough flowcharting, work papers, analysis, issue identification anddiscussions with project leaders and auditees on projects of varyingcomplexity. If the role requires a specialism, the individual will work onprojects of greater complexity that involve significant understanding of theregulatory regimes, business models and processes for each assignment.Leverages advanced business knowledge or experience in order to practicestrategic or systemic results. Able to query business clients and colleagues inAudit to understand the underlying processes and procedures necessary toevaluate the control risks. Performs research independently and has adequateknowledge of statistical sampling and risk analysis to perform research withtechnical accuracy. Engages in Continuous Monitoring activities. Uses knowledgeof financial institutions and all applicable regulatory requirements on a dayto day basis. Engages in relevant training regarding audit, businesses,financial controls, regulations, or a particular specialty and actively seeksto apply this knowledge in their role and pass it on to the wider audit team.Thinks beyond past routines about new issues or risks. Demonstrates skillsthrough advanced analysis of business processes and issue identification, aswell as discussions with the audit manager, and auditees. Serves as aninternal resource capable of a wide range of Audit issue and processes. Hasbuilt a deep understanding of core concepts in data analytics, relevanttechnology, the regulatory environment, the financial services industry,project management and business processes and can integrate these concepts intoaudit processes and leverage them to solve difficult problems. Developsrelationships with the audit management, other Audit associates, and clients.Able to clearly explain the audit process to clients (if appropriate), as wellas any findings or results, both verbally and in written reports. Understandsthe sensitive nature of confidential information and uses it appropriately.Elevates potential audit issues to the audit manager as soon as they areidentified. Has demonstrated ability to explain technical/complex issues tonon-technical audiences and is gaining skill in persuading and influencingothers to adopt a new point of view. Applies advanced analyticalproblem-solving skills and leads others in solving complex issues andidentifying innovative solutions. Finds effective solutions to problemsinvolving specialism. In such cases, contributes technical or specializedskills sets or business knowledge not readily available elsewhere in thedepartment to solve audit issues. Identifies inconsistencies with the controlenvironment, regulatory requirements and best practices and initiates thedevelopment of a structure or solution to address the issue(s). Identifiesopportunities for the use of automation and actively takes part in advancing recommendationsfor software support requests. No direct reports. Demonstrates leadershipthrough work guidance and training of less experienced peers and through adviceto assigned clients. Contributes to the achievement of team goals.
Bachelor's degreeor equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Degree inAccounting, Finance preferred. 5-7 years of total work experiencepreferred. Prior experience in Audit and any relevant experience in CorporateFunctions (e.g. Human Resources, Marketing, Communications, Administrations,and Finance) preferred. Additional core skill requirements includeunderstanding of the applied and interpretation of analytics results for Audit,critical thinking and problem solving.