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Lead Principal Auditor - Corporate Bank (f/m/x) [

Deutsche Bank
Berlin, Germany
Closing date
Jul 24, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:


Group Audit (GA) is seeking a Lead Principal Auditor (PA) to join the Corporate Bank audit team. The role will include helping to drive enhanced coverage of Conduct risk and supervision processes globally through Group Audits responsibility's under the Market Conduct Remediation Programme. This role will also primarily focus on the auditable areas under the Corporate Bank and therefore any experience of Corporate Bank related products and services is preferable (e.g. Cash Management, Trade Finance, Trust and Agency Services and Custody and Clearing.

This role will be based in Berlin and will report directly to a Principal Audit Manager (PAM) - Corporate Bank UK.

Key responsibilities:
  • Support the PAM - Corporate Bank UK undertaking audit assignments, drafts audit issues / reports for review by audit management, continuous monitoring, facilitates issue tracking and validates closure of findings.
  • Executes / oversees audit fieldwork in line with the agreed audit approach e.g. documenting Process Flows, identification of key risks, controls, test plans and testing of key controls to determine whether they are properly designed and are operating effectively and documenting work in accordance with Group Audit (GA) standards. Completes all assigned work in line with agreed budgets, including ad hoc projects and special investigations.
  • Coaches / supports / leads an audit team to complete above tasks on time and to GA methodology requirements.
  • Partner across other audit teams globally to ensure comprehensive audit coverage and integrated approach to key risk topics. Proactively develops and maintains professional working relationships with colleagues, the business and respective support areas.
  • Communicates openly with GA management and the internal stakeholders; keeps them informed of potential issues and escalate problems/delays accordingly.
  • Keeps abreast of pertinent industry, regulatory and business practices.
  • Support the development of an environment where people management and development is the number one priority. Take ownership for own career management, seeking opportunities for continuous development of personal capability and improved performance contribution.
You will have:
  • Knowledge and experience of Auditing within financial services particularly Corporate Banking products, coupled with familiarization of working within the operational requirements and regulatory environment of a global Bank
  • Profound knowledge of auditing standards and concepts and experience in using data analytics to perform audit testing
  • Professional credentials, including degree level education, a Masters Degree and a relevant professional qualification
  • A proven track record of meeting client needs in a financial services environment.
  • Proven communication and presentation skills and unquestionable personal integrity and ethics. Strong strategic/analytical thinking.
  • Strong project management and planning skills, the capacity to respond to and support positive change and continuing development of technical expertise
You will be:
  • Self-aware and receptive to feedback and demonstrate a growth mindset
  • Able to successfully navigate a complex and multi-national organization.
  • Able to build strong stakeholder relationships and work collaboratively with management teams and with other control functions
  • Able to convey complex concepts and ideas on issues requiring interpretation and opinion. Independent in judgment - and you are able to challenge and be challenged whilst maintaining the highest levels of professionalism
  • Able to effectively multitask in a fast paced environment; prioritise their workload with minimal supervision and be resilient under pressure - and you are able to design and disseminate best practice and lessons learned to colleagues and stakeholders
  • Excellent written/verbal communicator and be able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Proactive in researching relevant industry topics / events
What we offer

We provide you with a comprehensive portfolio of benefits and offerings to support both, your private and professional needs.
  • Emotionally and mentally balanced
    A positive mind helps us master the challenges of everyday life - both professionally and privately. We offer consultation in difficult life situations as well as mental health awareness trainings.
  • Physically thriving
    We support you in staying physically fit through an offering to maintain personal health and a professional environment. You can benefit from health check-ups; vaccination drives as well as advice on healthy living and nutrition.
  • Socially connected
    Networking opens up new perspectives, helps us thrive professionally and personally as well as strengthens our self-confidence and well-being. You can benefit from PME family service, FitnessCenter Job, flexible working (e.g parttime, hybrid working, job tandem) as well as an extensive culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Financially secure
    We provide you with financial security not only during your active career but also for the future. You can benefit from offerings such as pension plans, banking services, company bicycle or "Deutschlandticket".
In case of any recruitment related questions, please get in touch with Ulrike Riederich .

Contact: Ulrike Riederich (+49)151 - 74537866 )

Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.

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