OFFICER - CORPORATE AUDIT - CAPITAL MARKETS OFFICER - CORPORATE AUDIT - CAPITAL MARKETS …

State Street
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
State Street
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
State Street
OFFICER - CORPORATE AUDIT - CAPITAL MARKETS
Overview:
We are looking for a versatile and talented business professional interested in progressing their knowledge, skillset, and career through challenging stretch assignments in Corporate Audit. At State Street, our people are our most valuable - and valued - resource. We know that smart, skilled, productive employees are essential to our company's continued success. As a leading provider of financial services, with operations in 29 countries and more than 30,000 employees worldwide, we work hard to provide an environment where every employee feels engaged, valued, and well equipped to reach their full potential
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 and/ 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

We are 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 supporting internal audit engagements that assess business risk and related application technology in global Capital Markets business activities. 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 application and technology audits. Knowledge of financial industry and specifically capital markets, as well as, related global regulatory expectations is a plus
Working as part of a collaborative global team, the candidate will contribute to Corporate Audit's dynamic audit plan and strategic audit project execution. In the process, this job will provide an opportunity to develop and practice soft skill, grow capital markets subject matter and regulatory knowledge and gain a global perspective.
Responsibilities:
  • Execute 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
  • 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 (ex. foreign exchange, securities lending and other capital markets and broader State Street activities)
  • 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:
  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Computer Science and/or Business Administration3+ years of experience with assessment and testing of business and application controls and/ or IT general controls. Experience in either public accounting or financial services internal audit preferred
  • CISA, CPA, CIA or other applicable certification preferred
  • Experience in financial services processes and technology, automated business process controls and/ or technical application background
  • 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
  • A working knowledge of Capital Markets with a preference for foreign exchange, securities lending, or operations and/ or prior experience with relevant regulatory guidance is a plus (ex. MiFID II, Dodd-Frank, MAR, Volker, EMIR, etc.)
  • Proven ability to research, interpret and apply regulatory requirements
While majority of the time you will work from you primary locations, some domestic and international travel is expected to a variety of locations where State Street operates
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