Audit Project Leader

Recruiter
BNY Mellon
Location
London, UK; Liverpool, Merseyside, UK; Manchester, Lancashire, UK
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
02 Mar 2023
Closes
28 Mar 2023
Ref
36341
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

Audit Project Leader

Bring your ideas. Make history.

BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the “bank of banks” - 97% of the world’s top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.

With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we’re approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.

We’re seeking a future team member for the role of Audit Project Leader to join our Internal Audit team. This role is open in London, Manchester and Liverpool and is Hyrbid.

In this role, you’ll make an impact in the following ways:

  • Lead or participate in delivering complex and challenging audits. This includes audits of UK and EU regulations and business line related reviews (Markets, Collateral Management, Treasury Services).
  • Lead or participate in the end-to-end planning, fieldwork and reporting of audit assignments - this will require consideration of complex, judgemental business processes and decisions
  • Identify meaningful issues impacting business and operations under review, challenging management to ensure appropriate remedial action has been taken to address the issues identified.
  • Prepare draft audit reports
  • Follow-up of audit actions and where necessary testing their implementation.
  • Build and proactively manage relationships with key stakeholders
  • Act as a subject matter expert for Internal Audit
  • Contributes to the development of the annual audit plan.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of industry best practice and regulatory requirements
  • Carry out other ad-hoc tasks and projects as directed by audit senior management.
  • Represents Internal Audit on projects and at management meetings/committees

To be successful in this role, we’re seeking the following:

  • Relevant years’ experience working in financial services or banking, within Third Line Internal Audit or Second Line Risk or Compliance Monitoring
  • Substantial operations, conduct and governance understanding and exposure
  • In depth knowledge of audit methodologies
  • Strong working knowledge of UK and EU regulation (e.g. MiFID II, EMIR, PSD2, SFTR) and key areas of regulatory focus from the FCA/PRA /EBA
  • Working knowledge of Markets (e.g. FX, Securities Finance, Fixed Income) and Collateral Management business lines is preferred
  • Strong communication, influencing skills and confident in communicating with stakeholders both internal and external both written and verbal with the ability to influence at a senior level
  • Self-starter with a high degree of self-sufficiency
  • Excellent planning, co-ordination, organisation, and presentation skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and adaptable to change
  • Strong knowledge and use of Excel and other Microsoft software – PowerPoint, Word, Visio

Education:

  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience and have completed a recognised relevant post-graduate qualification (e.g. CIA, CMIIA, ACA, ACCA), but not essential

At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here’s a few of our awards:

  • Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index (GEI)
  • Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Disability: IN – 100% score
  • 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
  • CDP’s Climate Change ‘A List’

Our Benefits:

BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life’s journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Our ambition is to build the best global team – one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve – and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

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

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