Internal Audit ??? Front Office Controls ??? Investment Banking
My client, a Tier 1 Investment Bank, is looking for a number of Internal Audit specialists??to join on a contract basis, The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with a professional services background.
Key responsibilities: ?????Undertake periodic product and thematic reviews across the Investment Bank, challenging control design and control operating effectiveness. ?????Develop productive working relationships with senior Front Office management to ensure they understand their risks and have controls and processes in place to manage those risks. ?????Challenge the completion of operational risk and control self assessments. ?????Review how issues identified are resolved and whether actions taken are suitable and sustainably implemented. ?????Work with the Front Office Supervisor team in providing opinions and views on the status of controls in the various asset classes across the front office.
Key requirements: ?????ACCA / CIMA / ACA qualified ?????Have a good understanding of Markets (traded products) and Investment Banking products within a major financial institution. ?????An understanding of modern governance, risk and control assessment techniques. ?????Experience in one or more of the following areas: a front office supervisor role, COO role, internal audit, operational risk management or related disciplines, in the financial services industry. ?????Networking & Senior Stakeholder Management skills and able to Negotiate and Influence effectively. ?????Good organization, planning and project management abilities. ?????Full understanding of the key market, credit and operational risks operating across each main asset class operating in a major trading floor and IBD business. ?????Excellent communication abilities with well developed report writing skills and presentational skills