Internal Auditor - Associate

Ref: 224| Posted: 21st May 2018

This vacancy is now closed
We are seeking an Internal Auditor to join our clients’ Operations audit team covering the global operations functions performed in EMEA. You will assist the department’s Operations audit team in completing its annual audit plan, communicating to senior management and providing recommendations for improvements. Audited functions include all operations processes performed to support the sales and trading functions.
Our client is an Investment Bank with a world-class reputation for quality and service.  The talent and passion of its people has been critical to its ongoing success.  The company provides a strong foundation for building a professional career – a place for people to learn, to achieve and to grow, sharing a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and a strong team ethic.
  • University degree (or equivalent) required
  • Qualified accountant holding a professional accounting or auditing qualification (ACA, ACCA etc.) preferred
  • Experience in financial services with a preference for those with experience of auditing sales and trading or investment operations activities
  • Knowledge of basic financial products including derivatives
  • Understanding of sales and trading front to back processes, including operations functions.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to process information quickly
  • Motivated and a self-starter
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work globally and across teams
Reporting to the Audit Coverage Director for Operations in EMEA, you will participate in integrated financial and technology audits. Responsibilities include:
  • Evaluation of inherent risk categories and performing risk assessments at an entity and at a process level
  • Helping to prepare audit planning memoranda
  • Identifying and evaluating key risks and contributing to establishing audit scope
  • Participating in walkthrough meetings and discussions with the purpose of developing audit test programs and identifying control issues
  • Executing audits in line with audit test programs and within time budgets
  • Appropriately assessing potential findings for significance
  • Assisting with drafting audit reports including writing clear and concise findings and recommendations
  • Communicating audit findings to the Internal Audit lead auditor and client management and assisting with negotiating finalization of issues with senior client management
  • Tracking implementation of recommended processes designed to strengthen internal controls
  • Developing solid working relationship with clients
Competitive salary and benefits package