Jefferies, the world's only independent full-service global investment banking firm focused on serving clients for over 50 years, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. Our firm provides a full range of investment banking, sales, trading, research and strategy across the spectrum of equities, fixed income, and foreign exchange, as well as wealth management, in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: JEF), a diversified financial services company.
Jefferies' Internal Audit Department provides independent risk and control assessment to assist senior management and the Audit Committee in fulfilling their oversight responsibilities. Through the audit process, the Internal Audit Department evaluates whether the internal control system throughout the Firm is adequate and operating effectively. Our objective in performing an audit is to identify and analyze the risks that can prevent Jefferies from achieving business objectives (including performance and profitability goals), reliability of financial reporting, and compliance with applicable policies, rules and regulations. Audit Coverage is provided in the following areas:
Internal Audit also assesses the design adequacy and operating effectiveness of key controls on behalf of management (via Sarbanes-Oxley and Jefferies Risk and Control Self-assessment processes).
The team in London is small (7-8 people), and audit coverage is across all aspects of the firm, which includes Sales and Trading (Fixed Income, Equities), Asset Management, Wealth Management and all corporate/ support areas. It is a close team and given all members have different experiences it is imperative we share our knowledge and communicate to provide the best quality service we can for the organisation and our key stakeholders. The Internal Audit Department works closely with JIL Management to ensure that any control issues are highlighted on a timely basis to ensure remediation is understood and achievable.
The key responsibilities are:
The following skills and experience are required for this role: