London Stock Exchange Group

Senior Audit Manager (12m FTC)

London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
09 Dec 2023
22 Dec 2023
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An exciting opportunity 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 including Capital Markets & Post Trade.

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

Leads 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 partners and independently run audit partner meetings. Work with the team to keep the partners 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 reflects 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 partners 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 leads the performance of team members.
  • Leverages standard methodology 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
  • Recognised Internal Auditing (IIA / CIIA) or Accounting Qualification. May be Part Qualified
  • Broad proven experience required in assurance delivery and supervision
  • SME Technical Knowledge
  • Extensive partner management experience
  • Experience in a fast-paced international organisation would be advantageous
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Continuous improvement attitude
LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 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 mental health or physical disability needs.

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