Who we are looking for We are looking for a Business/Operational Auditor, Assistant Vice President, to lead our audit engagements and oversee the supporting project team(s). In this role, you will help define and carry out the audit project strategy. You will oversee and execute risk and control assessments and corresponding testing and analysis. Additionally, you will interpret and report on audit results to business lines and senior management. In this role, you will be based out of Krakow, Poland.
Why this role is important to us The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for As Business/Operational Auditor, Assistant Vice President you will
Plan and/ or execute audits according to a risk based methodology in line with Division and Industry Standards.
Supervise and direct the execution of risk and control assessments, along with effective and efficient testing of key controls.
Review documentation of audit work and conclusion of audit tests results and overall effectiveness of controls.
Draft audit reports in accordance with Division standards to clearly communicate key risks and core audit issues.
Work in partnership with business area management to communicate expectations and manage any project issues that may arise throughout the audit.
Escalate audit issues to senior management and interact with business line and senior managers to develop and negotiate solutions.
Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of audits and assigned functions, including utilization of technology, products, organizational activities, and systems.
Establish and maintain strong and effective client relationships within the business and supporting IT organizations and assist management in the understanding and adaptation of internal control principles.
Contribute to change initiatives by participation in system and business process change initiatives with strategic corporate significance by providing input on operational and technological risk issues.
Invest in your development by expanding, maintaining and applying current knowledge of audit industry best practices, regulatory expectations, and subject matter.
What we value These skills will help you succeed in this role
Ability to manage complexity, to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and work independently in non-routine situations and in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent analytical, problem resolving, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.
Strong communication and relationship building skills in interactions with internal and external stakeholders including senior management and regulators.
Strong client relationship and employee management skills.
Demonstrated experience in managing diverse teams, and large scale projects.
Fluency in English - written and spoken
Proven ability to research, interpret and apply regulatory requirements.
Interest in developing as a leader within Corporate Audit.
Education & Preferred Qualifications
A bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Computer Science and/or Business Administration.
CPA, CIA, FRM, CISA or other applicable certification preferred.
5+ years of experience with assessment and testing of operational and/or technology-related controls, including 2+ years leading and supervising audit engagements.
Experience in public accounting, enterprise risk management, or financial services internal audit preferred.
Experience in data analytics and data visualization.
Additional requirements Travel up to 25% may be required.
Are you the right candidate? Yes! We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.
About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.