Staff Auditor - Internship Summer 2019

  • Competitive
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange
  • 18 Mar 19

Staff Auditor - Internship Summer 2019

CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day, whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. We're small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.

To learn more about what a career at CME Group can offer you, visit us at .

Financial and Regulatory Surveillance - Staff Auditor Internship - Summer 2019

CME Group is currently looking for a Staff Auditor Summer intern.

This candidate will assist the Financial and Regulatory Surveillance Department on day-to-day activities in support of examining clearing member firms. The Financial and Regulatory Surveillance Department Auditor monitors the capital requirements of clearing members based on the risk associated with each clearing member's positions as well as an assessment of each clearing member's internal controls, risk-management policies, and back-office operations. The Auditor participates in financial and compliance examinations and reviews financial statements of clearing member firms to ensure they are in compliance with CME & other regulatory organization rules and regulations.
The Financial and Regulatory Surveillance Department has primary regulatory responsibility for CME, CBOT, NYMEX, and COMEX clearing members through CME Group's four self-regulatory organizations.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for assigned components of the regulatory financial and compliance examination, working from Joint Audit Committee approved programs, including bank statement, safekeeping, carrying broker, clearing organization and equity system analysis.
  • Perform detailed examination testing and documentation of assigned areas.
  • Identify examination issues and problems, document findings in a clear and concise manner and communicate findings and recommendations to the clearing member firm.
  • Learn firm's reconciliation process, understand equity system documents, analyze third party documents.
  • Maintain the audit trail and ensure it is logical and organized. Follow the examination process from beginning to end.

Skills / Software Requirements:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong decision-making abilities
  • Professional skepticism
  • Word, Excel, Outlook, Workday

  • Working toward a Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Masters in Accountancy

Preferred Requirements:
  • When applying for the Staff Auditor Internship position,  please attach a resume and unofficial transcript

Local to Chicago

For EU Residents, the Candidate Privacy Policy can be found here.