State Street

Auditor, Officer - Hybrid

State Street
Sydney, Australia/Hybrid
Not disclosed
30 May 2024
30 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an Auditor, Officer to join our Corporate Audit Division. In this role you will be responsible for working on audit projects mostly covering State Street’s Australia business with a particular lens on one of the key areas of Investment Management, Compliance or Global Markets. You will also be involved in audit projects across our International footprint. To be successful in this role, you need to have a keen interest in understanding risk and control and be able to use your technical knowledge to navigate complex business, operational and technology challenges. Also, you will have to demonstrate knowledge of one or more of these areas and a demonstrate background in audit or risk related work. A demonstrable background in AML/KYC would be an advantage.

In Corporate Audit Division, we are responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value 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. Our team acts as:

  • Independent advisors — advising management on risks related to strategic initiatives, organization, process and systemic changes.
  • Subject matter specialists and controls experts — sharing knowledge and experience in key risk areas.
  • Efficiency specialists — identifying inefficiencies in risk management and control design.
  • Problem-solving partners — looking ahead to help management envision future risks and opportunities.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As an Auditor, Officer you will:

  • Assist in the performance of audits, specifically focusing on fieldwork and testing the internal control environment of State Street Corporation.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in evaluating and testing internal controls, assess risks and in applying audit skills.
  • Complete audit work papers and memoranda by documenting audit tests and findings in an automated workpaper program.
  • Communicate audit progress and findings by preparing reports and providing information in meetings.
  • Develop and write-up audit findings and make recommendations for review by the Senior Auditor and Audit Manager.
  • Will ensure adherence to company policies, Corporate Audit procedures, The Institute of Internal Audit Standards and industry regulations.
  • Seek to stay abreast of industry developments including but not limited to changes in industry regulations.
  • As skills develop, be given increasing responsibilities to make independent decisions within the limited scope of the audit assignment.
  • Complete audit projects from start to finish, adhering to internal methodology and IIA requirements at all times

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Team skills – demonstrated ability to work with people at different levels.
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills as well as interest in developing as a leader within Corporate Audit
  • Ability to meet key deliverables within stated timeframes.
  • Strong relationship management and stakeholder facing skills.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of financial services industry with understanding of State Street’s regional business activities.
  • Proven ability to research, interpret and apply regulatory requirements covering the International locations.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Accounting, Finance, Alternative Risk functions and/or Business Administration is preferred but not essential.
  • CISA, ACA, CIA or other applicable industry recognized certification preferred.
  • The successful candidate will have minimum 3 years direct experience in executing assessment of business process and technology/ITGC risks and controls, testing design and effectives of mitigating controls is preferable, including within public accounting or financial services internal audit.

Additional requirements

Some travel to other State Street locations may be required.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we do not necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

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 are making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we have 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.

Work, Live and Grow.

We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other rewards. You will have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth development programs, and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility.

We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives 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 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 programs 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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