London Stock Exchange Group

Senior Change Audit Manager

London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
31 May 2023
02 Jun 2023
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Exciting opportunities to join a growing Internal Audit function at the prestigious London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).

"LSEG is a diverse, and dynamic global organisation which has grown materially in recent years and has ambitious plans for future growth, including through the recently announced strategic partnership with Microsoft. As part of LSEG Internal Audit, you will have the opportunity to provide assurance and insights on the integration of Refinitiv, as well as strategic transformation within Group divisions including Data and Analytics, Capital Markets, Post Trade and Technology.

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

Role Purpose
Supervises and actively contributes to the successful execution of a portfolio of change and transformation audits by ensuring that reviews are completed to a high-quality standard and that engagement reports provide assurance and contribute to improving LSEG's risk and control environment. Should demonstrate advanced understanding of change and transformation risk, which could impact key deliveries and effective implementation of transformation projects/programs.

Lead audits confidently, deliver on time, to budget and manage audit risk. Monitor the audit team's progress and be the main point of contact with the team and audit stakeholders to ensure the audit progresses in line with expectations. Help the audit team resolve and where applicable escalate issues and blockers to the Audit Director or Head of Audit timely. Complete supervisory reviews of the audit file timely and ensure quality of the file meets methodology expectations.

Provide input to the Audit Director for any changes to the audit plan for both the quarterly refresh and the annual plan (inclusions and exclusions) with drivers.

Proactively write and share issues and report content with stakeholders to gather feedback and ensure that final product is impactful and of 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.

Provide input to the Audit Director for developing the change audit approach and delivery toolkit.

Role Responsibilities
  • Develops an understanding of the key risks and risk drivers for the Divisions; and ensures that the Audit Universe accurately reflects the business operations and that the risk assessments are up to date.
  • Leads a portfolio of change audits, setting standards, and driving on-time delivery at each stage of the engagement lifecycle.
  • Supervises delivery of core components of audit engagements in line with Internal Audit Methodology with regards to integration and/or transformation change programmes
  • 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.
  • Supervises a team of auditors and uses active coaching and supervision to ensure quality.
  • 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
  • Degree or equivalent, and relevant professional qualification
  • Experience of and/or qualifications in change and project management methods/lifecycle is desirable
  • Recognised Internal Auditing (IIA / CIIA) or Accounting Qualification is desirable
  • Broad relevant experience required in assurance delivery and supervision
  • SME technical knowledge for change and transformation
  • Extensive stakeholder management experience
  • Experience in a fast-paced international and regulated organisation is desirable
  • 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 of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

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

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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