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Manager - Audit

Employer
American Express
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

This Position RequiresThe candidate will represent the third line defense as a key team member on integrated audit projects responsible for assisting with annual planning and owning core audit tasks, more complex areas and challenging workloads on successive assignments.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to interface effectively with colleagues - at all levels and across departments - to influence decision-making and drive management's focus on control
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and provide quality review across deliverables
  • Ability to break-down a complex problem into components, solve them using data analysis, process knowledge and risk/control knowledge, and communicate data analysis, issues and control recommendations with clarity and professionalism


Key Responsibilities
  • Manage simultaneous audit projects of all sizes and complexity across multiple business areas within and outside of local region, in unfamiliar areas, and for different audit leaders
  • Effectively works independently, within a team and across teams in a fast paced environment to drive business results, utilizing related project management skills, employing creative thinking, a focus on quality, and the ability to work on competing priorities
  • Proficient use of automated work papers and other department and company tools
  • Ensure effective and efficient execution of audits in conformance with professional and department standards, budgets, and timelines
  • Present audit objectives, scope, and results to senior management, clearly articulating the potential impact of control gaps in a highly professional competent manner
  • Evaluate results, synthesize audit findings across the project, draft audit reports, and ensure effective and efficient audit execution
  • Proactively manage audit execution including supervise and mentor junior staff, review their workpapers, and escalate issues
  • Validate that actions taken by management to address findings are appropriate and document the results
  • Collaborate with audit teams to understand the data behind key processes, risk and controls to develop analytic control tests and analyze and interpret their results
  • Assist multiple team leaders, senior auditors and staff auditors in accomplishing team objectives and producing excellent results
  • Effectively coach, teach, mentor and develop less experienced colleagues and co-sourced resources in geographically diverse locations across all aspects of their role, the audit and analytic lifecycle, audit methodology and best practices
  • Experience with technology control testing including interface inputs, reports, application security and business continuity and third parties

This role may be subject to additional background verification checks.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Preferred financial services industry experience and an understanding of related products, services, features, economics and key regulations
  • BA, BS, or equivalent degree in accounting or finance related field
  • Knowledge and experience in application of control theory and professional auditing practices
  • Understanding of regulatory, accounting, and financial industry guidance relevant to the business, including technology and data implications
  • Experience with data analytic tools, data visualization, key risk indicators (KRIs), key performance indicators (KPIs), and scorecards / dashboards
  • Demonstrated track record of integrity, innovation and excellence
  • Strong and effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate complex control issues to senior management
  • Ability to travel


To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process - or need any reasonable adjustments to be made - then please contact the Recruitment Team on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com.

ReqID: 21000432
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2021, 11:20:48 AM
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