Audit Supervisor

  • Competitive
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland Dublin Leinster IE
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • 17 Jul 18 2018-07-17

Audit Supervisor

Job Description:
Corporate Title: Vice President (VP)
Location: Dublin, Park Place
Line of Business: Corporate Audit

An exciting opportunity as Audit Supervisor has become available in our Dublin office.

The role sits within the Ireland Corporate Audit team at an Audit Supervisor, Vice President level covering the full suite of Global Banking products and lines of business.

You will be responsible for executing multiple areas of test work during audit activities and will monitor banking audit coverage for the legal entity.

Corporate Audit is a global team responsible for providing independent assessments of business activities across the company. The group supports how we handle risk by ensuring that controls over key risks are in place and functioning correctly. Corporate Audit also makes recommendations to management in support of the company's strategies and business objectives. The team reports directly to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors to maintain independence.

What will your main responsibilities involve?

  • Utilises sound analytical skills and possesses product, business, and technical expertise to execute assigned audit testing responsibilities
  • Independently executes audit test work on assigned audits and demonstrates sound project management skills
  • Raises issues and concerns and makes recommendations for severity ratings
  • Assesses issues for impact to business processes, controls and strategies; recommends severity ratings and critical issue of broad themes or trends.
  • Works with team and provides input to draft quality audit reports and supports sharing audit results with business leaders
  • Begins to build and establish business partner relationships; primary engagement is with line management
  • Exercises critical thinking and discernment to effectively influence management to improve the control environment
  • Actively supports peers and audit team with development as part of on the job training during audit execution
  • Fosters a positive and inclusive work environment

What skills and qualifications will you ideally possess?
  • University level of education in a recognised University (or equivalent experience)
  • Professional Certification - ACA / ACCA / CFA / FRM / CIA

  • Knowledge of banking products and associated processes in Front Office and support functions
  • Deep understanding of internal audit processes and requirements
  • Able to perform effectively in a high-energy environment and comfortable at presenting complex issues to senior management
  • Solid risk assessment, analytical and multitasking skills
  • Demonstrable ability to work with people at all levels of an organisation and in a diverse, multicultural environment
  • A keen problem solver with solid analytical skills

  • Internal Audit / front office control review experience in work that covered mostly Corporate & Investment Banking, Global Transaction Banking (GTS) and Wholesale Credit Underwriting
  • Knowledge of the Banking products / process (e.g. Capital Market, M&A, Transaction Banking (Trade Finance, Cash Management, Deposit Accounts), Underwriting) and associated risks in a large and recognized comparable Global Financial Services institution.
  • Understanding of Credit Rating Model and Process
  • Have a deep understanding of the Laws and Regulations impacting the banking business
  • Technology audit knowledge or technology related certification is helpful
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English
  • Ability to constructively and effectively engage Credit Risk, Compliance, Finance and Operations personnel (including senior management in these functions)

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.

The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.


If you're interested in this opportunity please send your details to us by applying online.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It's important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mindset are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.