Markets Auditor - Associate

Michael Page Banking and Financial Services
London (Greater)
12 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The role sits in the investment banking audit team and provides the opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of Equities business, as well as working with stakeholders and audit colleagues in developing a strong control environment. The position will be within the Equities team, however, the individual will have the opportunity to work on projects related to other businesses as required.

Client Details

Leading Investment Bank


Implement an audit program of coverage which involves effective risk assessment and design of a risk based coverage approach

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

Perform detailed test work efficiently within defined targets as part of an audit team

Partner with colleagues, clients and control community members to 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

Complete work efficiently, in a risk focused manner within designated time frames, with the ability to multi-task

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

Communicate audit results and issues in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing

Identify and follow up on specific audit issues and ensure appropriate involvement with significant development efforts or projects

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


Education to degree standard

Recognised Accounting qualification desirable

Track record in financial services internal audit essential

Experience of auditing Markets businesses - preferably Equity products - within investment banking

Good technical knowledge of IB products in general, with exposure to derivative products desirable

Ability to learn quickly and good understanding of internal control and risk concepts

Job Offer

Associate or Senior Associate level role. Permanent. Competitive salary and benefits package

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