Join a world-class prudential regulator, contribute towards enhancing the effectiveness of its internal control environment, and be exposed to the advanced thinking and mindsets involved in overseeing the stability of the overall Financial System. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is seeking an experienced and innovative Internal Audit Manager to join its team.
Reporting to the Chief Internal Auditor, your main focus will cover areas of technology, project implementation, and data. To ensure a diversity of exposures and opportunities for development, you will also have carriage of business process audits. Importantly, you will also be responsible for establishing a broad and diverse network that enables you to maintain knowledge of key developments within your portfolio and identify changes in risk that may require adjustments to the Internal Audit Function's focus areas.
Utilising your technology and business knowledge together with your broad and diverse network, you will also contribute to establishing the Annual Audit Plan, identify changes to maintain its alignment with the constantly changing risk landscape, and provide business relevant and timely advice to Management.
About the role:
You will have extensive experience in Internal Audit across technology, data, and business processes. Advanced knowledge and application of frameworks in: risk management, compliance, and quality assurance. A strong knowledge and awareness of contemporary developments in Australia's Financial Services regulatory space is highly desirable as well as working knowledge of Australia's regulatory landscape (APRA, ASIC, AusTrac, etc.).
Working knowledge of project management methodologies such as AGILE, PRINCE2, or PMBO and direct hands-on experience with technology or security is will be well regarded, such as working knowledge of data analytics tools such as Power BI or Tableau. A degree qualification in Technology/Commerce or equivalent fields and a professionally certified (CISA, CISSP, CIA, CA, CPA, etc.) are essential.
You approach to Internal Audit is grounded in the principal that we are independent in thought and judgement but aligned in our objectives in helping the organisation succeed.
You are an out of the box thinker who is comfortable working in the detail but has the ability to extrapolate the bigger picture. Importantly, you demonstrate strong ownership of your accountabilities, a willingness to test and learn new ways of doing things, and contribute towards the continuous improvement of both the Internal Audit Function and APRA overall.
Importantly, you possess a mindset that enables you to truly understand the objectives, challenges, and constraints of the stakeholders in your portfolio. When coupled with your highly advanced communication skills (written and verbal), you are able to provide pragmatic advice at the right time, and to the right degree of complexity.
What will you learn?
This is an exciting time to join our organisation; as there are lots of new opportunities to share ideas, and undertake training, growth and career development. The role will gain exposure to each of APRA'S divisions, across all levels of the organisation. You will further develop your Audit competencies, whilst adding value to the business via contribution to our strategic initiatives; in the form of our control framework, and governance structure.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $6 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.
APRA invests in contemporary technologies to enable our employees to achieve work life balance, via flexible working practices. We are dedicated to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaboration and continuous improvement.
APRA provides ongoing studies support, structured training programs and excellent career progression opportunities all within a highly professional environment.
APRA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability status.