VP Internal Audit Manager - Embargoes and Sanctions


VP Internal Audit Manager - Embargoes and Sanctions

Job Title: VP Internal Audit Manager - Embargoes and Sanctions
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: london
Reference: 1835
Contact Name: Daanesh Iqbal
Contact Email: diqbal@albanybeck.comd
Job Published: July 07, 2017 00:00

Job Description

I am looking to recruit an VP Internal Audit Manager for a top tier investment bank who is looking to expand their Anti-Financial Crime team. They are looking for a very strong VP who is ready for a new challenge.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls relating to Embargoes and Sanctions risks in accordance with group audit methodology and the established risk assessment framework
  • Conducting Embargoes and Sanctions risk assessment for the United Kingdom (UK) region and contributing to risk assessment and business monitoring conducted at the country level by country Audit Head
  • Undertaking audit assignments, drafting audit issues for review by Audit Management, conducting issue tracking and validating closure of issues.  Participating in and leading meetings with Business Auditors and providing input for business-led audits
  • Pro-actively developing and maintaining professional working relationships with colleagues, the business and respective support areas and working in an integrated manner with fellow team members both locally and globally
  • Assisting in training other GA staff on Embargoes and Sanctions topics and overseeing the execution of the Embargoes and Sanctions audit program (as required)
  • Completing all work assigned on a timely basis, including ad hoc projects and special investigations
  • Assisting the Director with preparations to liaise with external regulators to provide assurance of Bank’s audit coverage relating to Embargoes and Sanctions
  • Developing and maintaining broad regulatory knowledge and experience.  Staying abreast of business and industry changes and their effect on the department’s audit plan, methodology and risk assessments

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience within Financial Services in an Internal Audit role covering Embargoes and Sanctions or relevant first / second line experience
  • Proven track record of operating in an audit role, including leading and delivering audits
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of Embargoes and Sanctions system requirements, an understanding of algorithms and scenarios and experience with validating data integrity, mapping fields from source systems to Embargoes and Sanctions software etc
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the banking risk and control environment, and in-depth knowledge of the regulatory environment specific to Embargoes and Sanctions 


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