Auditor - AML/Financial Crime, Officer (hybrid)

State Street
Krakow, Poland; OOP BBH Krakow; OSL/POL-Offsite Poland
Not disclosed
19 May 2022
20 May 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

Are you a talented professional looking for a challenging and fulfilling opportunity to grow along with a global industry leader? Are you interested in identifying and helping to mitigate complex application and infrastructure risks? Are you passionate about using your technical knowledge to navigate complex business, operational and technology challenges? If so, then we may have the solution for you.

Why this role is important to us

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. Our team of 300 professionals is 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.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for

Your new role

Role description as Auditor in AML/Financial Crime area:

  • The Auditor will work with a team of professionals to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of controls designed to ensure the businesses are complying with relevant regulatory requirements and corporate policy and procedures;
  • The Auditor will be a member of the team responsible for the execution of key centralized and local Financial Crime and Compliance audits and for providing subject matter expertise and oversight for Anti- Money Laundering (AML) , Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF), Sanctions and Compliance audits conducted including: establishing, implementing, and monitoring firm-wide risk assessment and testing programs for areas like: AML/CTF Program, Sanctions Program, Compliance Oversight Program, Compliance Risk Management Framework and US and local specific regulatory requirements;
  • The Auditor must be an experienced professional who possesses strong auditing and/or regulatory examination skills, and a good knowledge of the key regulations and current regulatory developments relevant to State Street’s businesses;
  • The Auditor is also expected to interact and to maintain relationships with senior internal stakeholders;
  • The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing to support the maintenance of the program, as well as, strategic direction and goals of the Firm is critical;
  • The Auditor will mainly participate in Financial Crime and Compliance audits and control consulting engagements that evaluate corporate management, business processes, business controls, risk assessments and operating practices globally;
  • The Auditor should clearly demonstrate proficiency in evaluating and testing internal controls and in applying risk based audit skills to business units globally;
  • The Auditor will prepare and/or review audit work papers ensuring sound audit theory and compliance with the department’s risk based audit methodology;
  • The Auditor ensures that audits are completed in compliance with the Corporate Audit Department and Institute of Internal Auditor standards;
  • The candidate requires good analytical, interpersonal, time management, project management, research and communications skills;
  • The Auditor will participate in audits across State Street’s businesses in EMEA and other regions; and
  • The Auditor will report to the Head of Audit Poland.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Audit experience in either public accounting or internal audit, and relevant financial services industry experience in Custody, Alternative Investments, Private Equity and regulations (3-5 years);
  • Experience in either working or auditing financial service’s AML, CTF, Sanctions and Compliance functions;
  • Working knowledge of key financial service’s regulations;
  • Degree-level education and a relevant professional qualification with post-qualified experience.

In addition, the successful candidate will need:

  • A range of personal attributes, including being collaborative, determined, energetic, inquisitive, intelligent and articulate;
  • To work independently as well as being able support the overall team;
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written in order to effectively communicate with senior leaders within business divisions;
  • An understanding of key regulations impacting State Street businesses; and
  • Willingness to travel, mostly within Europe.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Internal Audit and relevant Financial Crime experience in financial services industry (5+ years) as a minimum
  • Degree-level education and a relevant professional qualification with post-qualified experience.
  • An understanding of key regulations impacting such company as State Street

What We Offer

  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • Multisport card
  • Additional holiday days
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills trainings
  • Technical workshops
  • Development sessions with a mentor
  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities
  • Technical or leadership career pathway

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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