Senior Auditor, Officer

  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

Senior Auditor, Officer

The Senior Auditor will participate in audit reviews, at times as a team member and at times as the in-charge, delivering the annual audit plan. The focus will be on State Street's Global Services ("SSGS") as well as other business areas in EMEA.
  • Perform assigned work on multiple audits or special projects, and consult as a subject matter expert, using the Division's audit methodology to evaluate risk, determine control objectives and verify the extent to which control techniques meet objectives
  • Identify/assess risks and associated mitigating controls with an aim to improve the control environment
  • Devise effective, risk-based and efficient tests of key controls
  • Obtain and analyze evidentiary data as a basis for drafting an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls of the activities being reviewed
  • Execute and document audit work and conclude on the audit test results and overall effectiveness of controls.
  • Document audit work in accordance with Division and industry standards
  • Escalate audit issues to senior management. Interact with line and senior managers to develop and negotiate solutions
  • Follow up on issues with senior managers to ensure management resolutions address the root cause
  • Participate and consult in the review of system development, business process projects or complex audits in area of technical expertise as a subject matter expert; provides guidance to teams on risk and control issues
  • Provide subject matter expertise as part of audit planning and risk assessments
  • Proactively maintain and expand on regulatory knowledge, peer firm trends/best practices and specialist expertise
  • Identify and report all risk and compliance issues, breaches and suspicious activities
  • Act in accordance with Risk Excellence as part of our Way Ahead foundation
  • Perform other duties as required and when required in a supervisory capacity:
  • Supervise audit professionals and contracted resources and perform project management on audits
  • Assist in the drafting of audit reports in accordance with Division standards to clearly communicate risks and core audit issues
  • Prepare and deliver assignment and periodic constructive feedback to assigned team members through performance evaluations in-line with Division standards
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships focused on enhancing the overall effectiveness within the assigned area
  • Liaise with clients to develop solutions for unique and/or complex risk situations
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