London Stock Exchange Group

Senior Audit Manager - Applications and Op Resilience, Technology and Operations

London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
10 Aug 2022
09 Sep 2022
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Exciting opportunities to join a fast-growing Internal Audit function at the prestigious London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).

"LSEG is a diverse and truly global organisation which has grown materially in 2021, primarily through the acquisition of Refinitiv. As part of LSEG Internal Audit, you will have the opportunity to provide assurance and insights on the Refinitiv integration as well as business areas such as Capital Markets, Post Trade, Technology, Data and Analytics and the Group's central functions.

In line with the Group's expansion, Internal Audit's scale is expanding too with a range of highly experienced audit professionals joining the function to complement our outstanding existing team as we build an Internal Audit function fit for LSEG's new era. Be part of that journey!"

Role Purpose
Manages the audit delivery and actively contributes to the successful execution of a portfolio of audits by ensuring that audits are completed to a high-quality standard and that engagement reports provide assurance and contribute to improving LSEG's risk and control environment.

Lead the audits confidently in line with the audit methodology. Monitor the audit team's progress and be the main point of contact with the team to ensure the audit progresses in line with expectations. Help the audit team resolve immediate issues and escalate issues and blockers to the AD or HoA timely. Run the audit team meetings/scrums.

Deliver allocated audits to time, budget and manage our audit risk through compliance with methodology requirements. Complete supervisory reviews of the audit file timely and ensure quality of the file meets methodology expectations.

Proactively write and share draft issues and report content to gather early feedback and ensure that final product is impactful and quality. Actively forward plan to identify hurdles in advance so that there is time to implement solutions and propose ways forward.

Confidently manage audit stakeholders and independently run audit stakeholder meetings. Work with the team to keep the stakeholders up to date with audit progress and findings to maintain our "no surprise" approach.

Role Responsibilities
  • Develops an understanding of the key risks and risk drivers for the Divisions; and ensures that the Audit Universe accurately reflets the business operations and that the risk assessments are up to date.
  • Leads a portfolio of audits setting standards and driving on-time delivery at each stage of the engagement lifecycle.
  • Delivers core components of audit engagements in line with Internal Audit Methodology.
  • Produces impactful audit reports influencing stakeholders to improve the control environment.
  • Develops and maintains productive relationships across the business and across the audit function with a view to collating and assessing business information throughout the year and update the assessments of the risks.
  • Coaches and motivates team members on the application of the Audit methodology and actively manages the performance of team members.
  • Leverages best practice across the Audit function.
  • Contributes to strategic initiatives within Internal Audit and supports delivery of training.

Minimum Requirements
  • CISA, CISSP or equivalent qualifications
  • Degree or equivalent, and relevant professional qualification
  • Recognised Internal Auditing (IIA / CIIA) or Accounting Qualification. May be Part Qualified
  • Broad relevant experience required in assurance delivery and supervision
  • SME Technical Knowledge
  • Extensive stakeholder management experience
  • Experience in a fast-paced international organisation would be advantageous
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset

At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise - and our purpose. You'll be part of an organisation of over 25,000 people, spanning 70 countries. We recognise the individual perspectives each of our colleagues brings, and our diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths. In supporting collaboration and creativity and encouraging new ideas across a diverse and inclusive workforce, we can improve how we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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