Senior Auditor, AVP Senior Auditor, AVP …

State Street Corporation
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
State Street Corporation
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
State Street Corporation
Senior Auditor, AVP
State Street's Corporate Audit Department carefully recruits staff with a combination of backgrounds, including prior audit experience in internal and external audit practices, information technology or specialized areas such as regulatory compliance, securities trading and operations. As a member of State Street Corporation's Audit Division you will be part of a team where collaboration is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. We offer flexible schedules, continuous training, global exposure and multiple opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our team of audit professionals is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value, minimize risk and improve the overall control environment of State Street Corporation and its subsidiaries. Our auditors interact and communicate regularly with executive management and have tremendous insight into all parts of the company's daily operations.

This role is responsible for executing internal audit engagements that assess business risk in State Street's Global Advisors (SSGA) area. An ideal candidate will have a proven record of audit execution in accordance with IIA standards and industry best practices and hands on experience with asset management auditing.

Responsibilities
  • Successfully plan, execute and complete audits according to a risk-based methodology, recommending internal control improvements that may include operational enhancements or efficiencies, and effectively measure the residual risk in the scope of the review
  • Draft, review, finalize and communicate audit deliverables, including discussion item matrices, memos and audit reports to senior and executive management
  • Analyze data, facts, and test results to draw appropriate conclusions regarding the effectiveness of the clients internal control environment
  • Facilitate effective communication and coordination with business management at all levels. Develop a thorough understanding and knowledge base of the company's operations, establish and maintain strong and effective client relationships within the business and supporting IT organizations and assist management in the understanding and adaptation of internal control principles
  • Evidence strong team leadership skills which include creating an environment of trust, soliciting diverse views from team members and supporting staff development through timely meaningful feedback and on the job mentoring through the project lifecycle
  • Invest in your development by expanding, maintaining and applying current knowledge of audit industry best practices, regulatory expectations, and subject matter
  • Display a high degree of professionalism and leadership and possess proficient organizational, analytical, communication and project management skills. Be able to manage complexity, multi-task and work independently in non-routine situations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of financial and operational internal control methodologies and terminologies (e.g. COSO and COBIT); process and control industry standards; risk management practices and techniques; and internal audit process, technology and tools for planning, design, performance, testing and reporting

Skills And Qualifications
  • Approximately 5 or more years of experience in asset management industry experience
  • CFA, CPA, CIA or other applicable certification preferred
  • Awareness of relevant regulatory framework and requirements (e.g. MiFID II)
  • Strong analytical and project management skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills as well as interest in developing as a leader within Corporate Audit
  • Motivated self-starter and proven ability to research, interpret and apply regulatory requirements
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with key partners, peers, staff and executives at all levels
  • Some travel is expected to locations where State Street operates
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.

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