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Senior Audit Manager

Employer
Northern Trust
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 2, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world's most successful individuals, families, and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise, and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Role Summary

The Senior Audit Manager, Audit Services, APAC, is a key member of the APAC Audit Services Team based in Melbourne. The role is responsible for the coordination, oversight, and execution of audit engagements, with a primary focus on Australian business activities. This includes planning, developing the audit scope, maintaining the budget and timeframes of the project to meet audit requirements, preparing reports, and ensuring department standards are properly met.

This role provides input to improve operational efficiency and/or to enhance the design or operating effectiveness of the internal control environment. The role may perform supervisor related work including training, coaching, and reviewing the work of team members with lesser experience. The position will report to the Director, APAC Audit Services.

What you will do
  • Provide strategic thinking, thought leadership, and guidance on identifying key risks, assessing the design, and operating effectiveness of the controls supporting the local business.
  • Manage and oversee the end-to-end execution of audit engagements including review of audit work and responsibility for staff performance (i.e., workpaper documentation, findings and recommendations and the final report).
  • Ensure work is performed within established timeframes, and in adherence to Audit Services Department's Policies and Standards.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to team members with less experience and maintain and support an environment of encouraging employee participation, teamwork, and communication.
  • Establish strong working relationships and communications with key stakeholders in Australia, APAC and globally.
  • Stay abreast and maintain knowledge of regulatory developments and industry trends and assist with continuous monitoring and knowledge sharing efforts.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects, as necessary.
About You
  • Strong team player. Experience in guiding a team.
  • Significant expertise and experience in internal audit (e.g., auditing principles and methodology) in a financial institution, regulator, or consulting firm.
  • Solid understanding of regulatory obligations, including APRA prudential standards, and regulatory risk management, ideally within an asset servicing and/or asset management environment.
  • Strong analytical, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Highly skilled in report writing, work paper documentation, project and time management.
  • Ability to manage and maintain collaborative stakeholder relationships.
  • Professional certifications (e.g., CIA, CPA, CA, CISA, CFA, ACAMS) and experience in data analytics are preferable .
Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas.

Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

We'd love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world's most admired and sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater

Reasonable accommodation

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at MyHRHelp@ntrs.com .

We hope you're excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us. We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

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