Investment Banking Audit Associate

Michael Page Banking and Financial Services
London (Greater)
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Working in the finance audit team of a leading investment bank, supporting product control, financial control and regulatory policy and reporting teams

Client Details

Leading Investment Bank


Plan, execute and document audits with limited supervision in a risk focused manner and to a high standard in accordance with department and professional standards.

Evaluate, test and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of the control environment.

Analyse risks and proactively identify the root-cause of issues with a view to providing recommendations for improvement where weaknesses are identified.

Finalise audit findings and use judgement to provide an overall opinion on the control environment.

Implement and execute an effective program of continuous monitoring for assigned areas. This includes monitoring of key metrics to identify control issues and adverse trends in the control environment and keeping abreast of key initiatives and pertinent industry and regulatory developments.

Drive all aspects of audit execution, including audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, audit report drafting, work paper documentation and follow up and verification of issue closure. This may include individual performance or leading a team of auditors in planning, testing and reporting on the effectiveness of controls that support Finance. This is conducted in accordance with department and professional standards and will require the presentation of issues to Audit management and client management

Work with global line of business auditors in the early identification of emerging control issues and reporting them to line of business and audit management

Perform monitoring of operational and financial related data to recognise patterns and trends with risk and control implications

Build and maintain key relationships with finance stakeholders, establishing a culture of engagement while adding value

Stay up to date with evolving finance and accounting developments and regulatory and market events impacting the Finance unit


Qualified Accountant

Experience in investment banking essential

Track record in internal audit preferred

Experience in a finance function also preferred - regulatory reporting, product control or financial control

Job Offer

Associate Level - competitive salary and benefits package

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