Audit Manager, Europe and Support Functions

  • Negotiable GBP
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 18 Sep 18 2018-09-18

As a member of the Support Functions Audit team, one of the key areas of focus of the role is to deliver with minimal supervision to an audit manager leading one of the following global audits across the following businesses or product A primary feature of the role is variety.

Working to multiple audit managers in a matrix structure the role will leverage a wide range of specialist functional audit skills and experience.key areas of focus of the role is to deliver with minimal supervision to an audit manager leading one of the following global audits across the following businesses or products: Human Resources, Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing, Shared Investigatory Services, Corporate and / or Risk Governance. Another key aspect of the role is to deliver, with minimal supervision, or lead the regional or country specific elements of audits in our various country jurisdictions: Strategy Support the PHOA/CHOA, where required, in the development of the GIA risk assessment and development of an appropriate audit plan for the PHOA/CHOA's assigned portfolio. Support the PHOA/CHOA to ensure that the scoping of audit work assigned addresses the key risks identified in the detailed risk assessment and in the audit planning process, and meets relevant regulatory requirements and expectations that are required to be covered by GIA. Ensure that GIA operates in line with the Audit Charter, remains independent from management and free from interference. Business Ensure the execution and effectiveness of audit plan. Drive cost efficiencies where possible without compromising on the effectiveness of the audits. Processes Participate as team manager for assigned audit work and potentially lead the more complex audits Review and recommend approval to the PHOA/CHOA of the audit scope. Participate as team manager for assigned audit work and potentially lead the more complex audits such as cross-functional and multi-location high risk audits.Provide clear guidance, detailed review and supervision of the audit team's work to ensure that audit deliverables meet quality standards and timelines in line with the GIA methodology. Ensure GIA methodology is adhered to in all areas of the audit engagement, as well as raising team members' awareness and understanding of the methodology. Monitor the implementation/delivery of the agreed issues/audit plans for the audits assigned, understanding the key risks arising, provide advice on resolution of issues to auditees/action plan owners and escalate audit findings that remain unresolved. Stakeholder Management. People and Talent strong leadership and ability to motivate and guide audit team leaders and members..Facilitate the development of direct reports and audit team members by providing on the job training and recommending formal training to support GIA activities. Provide stakeholders (approved by the PHOA) with a single point of contact for the assigned portfolio. Provide regular value added reports and updates, as appropriate, on risk trends, emerging risks and GIA's opinion on the state of the control environment. Ensure clear communication of findings/issues/root causes to all relevant stakeholders and monitor/escalate any overdue actions plans to the appropriate business manager and/or governance committee for resolution.Ensure timely escalation of delays in conforming to methodology standards, both to auditee management and GIA management. Develop an external network through participation in external and professional forums. Provide input to GIA audit teams for the assigned portfolio and audits on the scope, risks, findings and audit reports for audits managed. Continuously educate the business and stakeholders on the audit process to enable auditees to have a better understanding of the role and operation of GIA, with the aim of further building relationships and improving audit efficiency. Risk Management GIA acts as the third line of defence under the Risk Management Framework and provides independent assurance of the effectiveness of management's control of business activities (the first line)Support the PHOA/ CHOA to update the relevant assigned risk assessments. Governance Ensure compliance with the highest standards of regulatory conduct and compliance practices as defined by internal and external requirements. Qualifications;Risk and Controls professional with ideally a recognised Audit qualification. Licenses and Certifications/accreditations; i.e. internal/externally required. Professional Memberships; i.e. required for roles for continuous development/ improvement/awareness of current practices etcProven ability to successfully lead and deliver audits in financial services, in one or more of the following businesses and products Human Resources; Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing; Shared Investigation Services, Corporate Governance and Reputational Risk Management. Deep knowledge of one of more of the following business and products; Human Resources; Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing; Shared Investigation Services, Corporate Governance and Reputational Risk Management Experience of conducting successful audits across three or more of the following businesses and products: Finance, Treasury, Compliance, Risk, Corporate Banking, Transaction Banking, Private Banking, IT and Operations .Proven strong stakeholder management skills to include an ability to build effective relationships and to constructively challenge senior leaders at Managing Director, Director, and Vice President level (SCB Band 2 to Grade 5)In addition to the UK experience of successfully delivering and leading audits across three or more of the following locations; Ireland, Germany, France, Channel and Falklands Islands Sweden, Turkey.Flexibility to undertake required business travel to SCB locations across the Europe region (estimated to be Blob trips per annum of between BLOB and BLOB duration) and occasional travel to SCB locational globally as required.Ability to influence and to lead and work collaboratively across teams.Flexible and adaptive, and able to change priorities at short notice to meet regional and global workload demands.