Business / Operational Auditor, Assistant Vice President, Hybrid

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
Jul 24, 2022
Aug 23, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
We are looking for a Business/Operational Auditor, Assistant Vice President, who will be a subject matter specialist and controls experts, providing knowledge and experience in key risk areas. You will be a problem solving partner, looking ahead to help management envision future risks and opportunities. In this role you will be based in London, United Kingdom.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

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, execute and complete audits in accordance with our risk based methodology, highlighting internal control improvements that may include operational enhancements or efficiencies.
  • Facilitate effective communication and coordination with business management at all levels
  • Develop a good understanding and knowledge base of the company's operations, establish effective business relationships within the company and assist management in the understanding and adaptation of internal control principles.
  • Take part in various CASS related audit projects, providing subject matter expertise and managing a team of audit professionals in executing all project phases and key milestones.
  • From time to time you may be involved in additional non-CASS related projects.
  • Work in partnership with audit and business stakeholders to communicate expectations and manage any project issues that may arise throughout the audit.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong team leadership skills, which include creating an environment of trust, soliciting diverse views from team members, coaching and developing staff through timely and meaningful feedback.
  • Able to manage complexity, multi-task and work independently in non-routine situations.
  • Proven ability to research, interpret and apply regulatory requirements.
  • Flexibility and desire to grow, including participating in occasional audit projects outside of core subject matter.
  • A desire and willingness to learn through structured training and development as well as self-engaged learnings.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Relevant experience in the financial services industry
  • Demonstrable experience and background in UK CASS regulations (circa 3 to 5 years), preferably within a third line of defense role. Consideration will be given to candidates with CASS experience in either a first or second line of defense role who are able to show a good understanding of risks and controls.
  • Additional experience with other EMEA regulations will be an advantage.

Additional requirements
On occasions may be requested to travel to other global State Street office locations, subject to Covid restrictions.

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.

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