Manager, Group Audit, SES & Finance
How will I help?
You will interact directly with business units and other Group Audit home teams. You will lead and/or participate in independent reviews of control frameworks, systems, policies and procedures across the Westpac Group and identify areas for remediation and opportunities for enhancement.
Key Accountabilities: Assist in audit planning, including the identification of processes, risks and controls for testing.
Execute audit fieldwork:
- Design test programs and assess control design and operating effectiveness.
- Identify and document key operational, business and strategic risks at organizational and process levels, including handshakes with other Divisions to ensure risks are assessed across product value chains.
- Identify and draft audit issues, including performing a significance analysis and agreeing management action plans.
- Collaborate within own home team and with Group Audit subject matter experts in credit, technology and risk and compliance.
Assist in the reporting stages of the audit engagement, including preparing and discussing audit reports with management. These audit reports form the basis of the messages reported to the Westpac Group Board Audit Committee on a quarterly basis.
Supervision and coaching of junior staff.
Continuously monitor business unit developments, activities, issue management, emerging risks or concerns.
Participate in home team and Group Audit initiatives and continuous improvement initiatives.
What's in it for you?
Playing a key role in this third and final line of defence program for the security of the bank, you will be a valuable commodity, building your profile internally with senior stakeholders and be part of the future of a business that has been around for 200 years and whose vision is becoming one of the world's best service companies. You'll be working for an organisation that supports development, internal career moves and flexible working. Along with competitive salary, you'll receive Westpac's generous benefits and a whole array of customer discounts.
You'll keep learning to grow your experience and expertise backed by a fantastic team of people in a can-do, supportive structure.
What do I need?
We are looking for someone who ideally has the following knowledge and experience:
Undergraduate degree. Degrees in Accounting / Finance or equivalent field are desirable.
At least 7 years external audit and/or internal audit experience.
Experience and knowledge of retail and business banking products and related operational processes.
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) or Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) or Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) is desirable.
Strong communication and relationship skills.
What's it like to work there?
Westpac's values; Service, One team... really come through in our workplace, you will be warmly welcomed in to a diverse and inclusive team who are always there with an offer of support if you need it. We are constantly striving to make improvements to our ways of working to make things more efficient so that we can better service our customers. We celebrate successes, birthdays, anniversaries, promotions and anything else we can think of.
How do I apply?
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Westpac Group is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, this role is open to experienced candidates seeking a discussion around workplace flexibility. We invite candidates of all ages, people with a disability and Indigenous Australians to apply.