Director, Financial Crime, Group Audit

Westpac Group
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive salary
03 Dec 2020
04 Dec 2020
Experience level
How will I help?

You will report to the Head of Audit for the Financial Crime and Compliance Portfolio and lead the team responsible for this area. You will be a member of the Group Audit Leadership Team that establishes and drives Group Audit's Strategic Priorities.
You will lead and manage an audit team responsible for developing and executing the audit plan for your assigned business unit. This will encompass engagement quality, raising the issues that matter, and developing deep client relationships whilst maintaining independence.

Key Accountabilities:
• You will be responsible for tracking audit issues through to resolution by management,
• You will be the People Leader for your Team; providing frequent feedback and professional guidance, delivering annual appraisals, ongoing coaching and providing individual career development opportunities. You will be involved in recruitment, induction and training programmes for your team.
• You will be responsible for attracting, training, developing and retaining top talent. You will maintain a team operating in a high performance culture that is well prepared for the future requirements of the roles.

What's in it for you?

You will build your profile internally with senior stakeholders and be part of the future of a business that has been around for 200 years . You'll be working for an organisation that supports development, internal career moves and flexible working. Along with competitive salary, you'll receive Westpac's generous benefits and a whole array of customer discounts.

What do I need?

We are looking for someone who ideally has the following knowledge and experience:

• Undergraduate degree and Graduate degree (MBA, Accounting, Finance or related field) and Chartered Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor preferred. Financial Crime qualification also desirable.
• At least 15 years of experience in internal audit or Big 4 accounting practice with relevant experience in financial services.
• International experience directly in Financial Crime and Compliance audit is required.
• Strong communication and relationship skills appropriate for senior executives.
• Proven leadership ability in managing professional teams and executing an audit plan for a large firm.

What's it like to work there?

You'll join one big, supportive team - but you'll also be doing your bit to reach our vision to become one of the world's greatest service companies. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate difference and love having a diverse and inclusive workplace.

How do I apply?

Start here. Just click on the APPLY button.

As part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, this role is open to experienced candidates seeking a discussion around workplace flexibility. We invite candidates of all ages, people with a disability and Indigenous Australians to apply.

Our people are our highest priority and we are committed to placing our redeployees in available roles before we review other applicants

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