Vice President, Senior Audit Manager (Change Audit) Vice President, Senior Audit Manager (Change  …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Sep 21
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Sep 21
Posted by:
Shona O'Leary • Recruiter
Posted by:
Shona O'Leary
We are MUFG. 360 years of heritage. A world-class set of businesses. And more than 180,000 employees in 50 markets. It’s no surprise that MUFG has grown to become one of the top five banks in the world. Our services include commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. MUFG offers stability in an ever-changing market, providing services to high-profile clients worldwide. Our vision? To become the world’s most trusted financial group. You’ll help us achieve it. Please visit our website for more information -

EMEA Internal Audit Office (EIAO), as the Bank’s third Line of Defence, and in accordance with the Global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Standards (IIA Standards), provides independent assurance to the Board and Executive Management on the quality and effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal controls to monitor manage and mitigate key risks to achieving the Bank’s objectives.


The position will not have line management responsibilities.


An exciting new opportunity has emerged for a Senior Audit Manager to join our Internal Audit function, working in Change Audit.


Senior Audit Managers are responsible for executing and delivering all audit engagements assigned to them by the Chief Auditor and Heads of Audit. In terms of understanding our structure Audit Directors will supervise audit teams in the scoping, planning and delivery of audit engagements and the role of the Senior Audit Manager is to support the Audit Director.


The role includes responsibilities in relation to annual planning and the risk universe. Senior Audit Managers will have, and continue to develop, subject matter expertise in their area. Other aspects of your role include:

  • Efficiently managing audits to deliver completed audit files and audit reports within planned timelines / budgets
  • Supporting the planning of audits by the Heads of Audit and Audit Directors and assist the Heads of Audit with their respective portfolios, risk universe sections, risk assessments and audit plans.
  • Assisting with strategy and approach papers for entities and risks within their Head of Audit’s portfolio, as directed.
  • To have, or to develop, specialist areas of subject matter expertise. These areas will be agreed by the Heads of Audit based on the team’s skills assessment matrix.
  • Deliver continuous monitoring assignments for agreed entities under the supervision of Audit Directors.
  • Maintain constructive relationships with stakeholders so that audit planning and delivery is achieved smoothly and professionally.
  • Lead audit engagement to the required methodology standard. Senior Audit Managers may have responsibility for multiple engagements concurrently.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to the Audit Director during and at the end of each engagement; escalate any performance related issues to the Audit Director or Head of Audit. This may include coaching team members.
  • Support the implementation of best practice throughout the team by maintaining a strong understanding of the audit methodology.
  • Display strong appreciation of risk and control in banking.
  • Coordinate Management Action Plans directly with stakeholders. This may involve the testing of remediated controls and closure of issue.
  • Assist the Director and Head of Audit in preparing third party submissions for the Chief Auditor.
  • Work collaboratively with all Internal Audit & Credit Exam colleagues regionally and globally.
  • From time to time, the role may also require engagement in non-‘BAU’ initiatives e.g. a working group.



  • Experience of working in an Audit function within the Wholesale/Investment Banking Sector.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading audits, ongoing monitoring and senior stakeholder management.
  • Significant experience in auditing organisational change and project and change auditing.
  • Experience of leading multiple complex audit engagements concurrently.


  • Experience of managing projects within a financial institution
  • Knowledge of PRINCE2, PMP or equivalent programme and project management frameworks



Functional / Technical Competencies:


  • An excellent understanding of risk management and audit within Financial Services, with a demonstrable understanding of Corporate Banking/Investment Banking Sector
  • Clear and professional communication skills (verbal and written) to engage with business stakeholders and audit management.
  • Experience in managing diverse and potentially global audit teams to deliver completed audit files and audit reports within planned timelines / budgets.
  • The candidate should understand regulatory requirements and minimum standards as they apply to the banking sector.

Education / Qualifications:

  • Higher education or equivalent industry experience within Audit and or Project Management.


  • Relevant industry qualifications e.g. CIA, ACA are desirable


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
  • A proactive, motivated approach.
  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly
  • Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
  • A structured and logical approach to work
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A creative and innovative approach to work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

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