Institutional Securities, Internal Auditor- Vice President - London, United Kingdom,

£100-125k

The employer is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

  • Assisting in the preparation of audit planning memoranda.
  • Identifying and evaluating key risks and contributing to establishing audit scope.
  • Leading walkthrough meetings and discussions with the purpose of developing audit test programs and identifying control issues.
  • Executing audits in line with audit test programs and within time budgets and leading certain aspects of audits/reviews.
  • Appropriately assessing potential findings for significance.
  • Drafting audit reports; writing clear and concise findings.
  • Communicating audit findings to the Internal Audit lead auditor and client management; assist with negotiating finalization of issues with senior client management.
  • Track implementation of recommended processes designed to strengthen internal controls.
  • Developing solid working relationship with clients.
  • Experience in financial services is essential, with a preference for those with experience of auditing sales and trading activities, and knowledge of xVA is preferential as well as repo and securities lending.
  • University degree (or equivalent) required, ACA or international equivalent preferred.
  • Big 4 experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of financial products including derivatives.
  • Understanding of sales and trading front to back processes.
  • Strong analytical skills. Able to process information quickly.
  • Motivated and a self-starter.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work globally and across teams.