Internal Audit Manager - Electronic Trading, VP


Internal Audit Manager - Electronic Trading, VP

Job Title: Internal Audit Manager - Electronic Trading, VP
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
Salary: £120,000
Contact Name: Emir Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 28, 2017 14:53

Job Description


You will be joining Group Audit as an Audit professional. Your role is based in London and reports to the Principal Audit Manager for Electronic Trading.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Executing day-to-day audit work on the basis of Bank's Group Audit Methodologies (conducting risk assessments, designing tests to assess control effectiveness for key risks, drafting audit reports for management review, facilitating issue tracking and validating closure of issues)
  • Leading and successfully delivering electronic trading audits or participating in integrated business and technology audits, both locally and globally  
  • Discussing exceptions found during fieldwork with Principal Auditors and the Principal Audit Manager
  • Communicating with the Principal Audit Manager regarding audit progress and escalating problems or delays
  • Completing audit work / assignments in line with agreed budgets
  • Participating in internal projects
  • Contributing to Risk Assessment Profiles and Continuous Audit Assessment for relevant business areas
  • Proactively developing and maintaining professional working relationships with colleagues, the business and respective support areas and working in an integrated manner with fellow team members in London and other locations
  • Developing and maintaining broad Financial Services experience and Banking knowledge
  • Keeping abreast of business/industry changes and their effect on the Bank's plan/approach 

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Experience of audit or control functions in a global investment bank
  • Significant experience of auditing in an investment banking environment including audit of capital markets products (particularly Equities or Foreign Exchange (FX)) or audit of automated business controls
  • Understanding of practical and theoretical aspects of Electronic Trading (including algorithmic trading)
  • Prior experience of auditing electronic trading processes (beneficial)
  • Exposure to financial products and the ability to identify and evaluate risks and controls associated with these products
  • Ability to identify and evaluate risks within the control environment. Sound judgment on the impact of issues raised
  • Strong analytical, communication and project management skills
  • Knowledge of key regulatory changes and how these changes impact audit planning
  • Excellent written / verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively at all levels within Group Audit and with the client
  • Big 4 accounting experience (beneficial)
  • Educated to Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent qualification/ experience) and accountancy or other equivalent professional qualification (such as Association of Chartered Accounts ACA,  Certified Internal Auditor CIA, Certified Information Systems Auditor CISA)
  • Flexible, pro-active, self-sufficient and innovative individual with strong organisational and multi-tasking skills
  • Takes ownership and responsibility of agreed targets and meets them within budget to enable a timely and efficient completion of audit projects
  • Natural role model and reference point for the individual’s peer group
  • Ability to work independently with limited day to day oversight

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