S&P Global Audit Manager in London, United Kingdom

The Role:

The Audit Manager is responsible for risk-based audit activities across several different businesses areas within S&P Global Inc (SPGI). As an Audit Manager in SPGI Internal Audit you will work closely with your direct manager, the EMEA Audit Director, to plan and execute the SPGI Internal Audit Plan.

The ideal candidate for this role must be an experienced financial services professional with strong internal control and auditing skills, and a strong level of comfort with data and technology.

The Career Opportunity:

This role provides great learning opportunities and the ability to work with several levels of senior management across the company. Working at SPGI, will afford you the opportunity to work and grow alongside a team of seasoned financial services audit professionals within a global and diverse organization.

The Impact:

You will be responsible for completing assigned audits and special projects as commissioned under the approved SPGI Audit Plan. In doing so, you will be expected to gain an understanding of processes and key controls, identify control gaps and assess risks, build strong ties with the business, and assist in assessing the overall internal control environment.

The Team - The Business:

SPGI is a global leader in credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. Reporting directly to the EMEA Audit Director, you will be part of the global SPGI Internal Audit team with coverage for all SPGI businesses.

Your Skills:

  • You will be an effective communicator, in both verbal and written form, and an analytical thinker who employs logic and persuasion to influence with diplomacy and tact.

    • You will have experience in the development and application of risk-based auditing standards and industry best practices, specific to - - regulated financial services - - .
  • You will be a proactive, innovative, collegial team player who can absorb and integrate ideas from diverse views, create partnerships and collaborate with others.

  • You will have an ability to lead and support audits to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality, manage projects effectively, and juggle multiple assignments at the same time.

  • You will have a knowledge of internal auditing practices, procedures and principles in line with accepted international standards.

  • You will be keen to learn and work in a changing regulatory environment, and be comfortable with data and technology.

    • You will contribute to department initiatives - goals with a positive attitude.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute integrated audits, risk assessing processes, carrying out effective testing and evaluating the related control environment in accordance with department and IIA standards.

  • Prepare audit reports, including performing root cause analysis to support and draft audit findings.

  • Collaborate with management to identify appropriate action plans to address the root cause and findings.

  • Coordinate follow up with management on audit findings and action plans to ensure their timely implementation and completion.

  • Effectively lead discussions throughout all phases of the audit process (planning, field work and reporting), including key audit status meetings, fieldwork closing and audit exit meetings.

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with business unit management and Risk Management leaders.

  • Work closely with audit staff, your manager and the audit leadership team to support audit engagements and special projects.

  • Prioritize and organize time and workload to meet objectives and deadline set by your manager

Qualifications:

  • Relevant years of experience in financial services internal audit or related roles (operational risk, credit risk, compliance risk).

    • European and - or global industry experience with broker-dealer, investment management, or financial institution preferred but not required.
  • Specific knowledge of financial services regulations (FCA, ESMA, etc.) a plus

  • Experience with integrated audits, electronic work papers and standard productivity tools.

  • Strong academic and professional credentials including an undergraduate degree

  • Professional certifications required (CIA, CPA, CAMS, CRMA, etc).

  • Willing to travel (domestic and international) less than 20%.

Our Hiring Manager says:

I m looking for the kind of person who has a positive attitude, is keen to learn, and likes to meet and work with people across the company. If you are right for this role you like to take on new challenges and are willing to take the necessary steps to gain a thorough understanding of the businesses. Developing relationships with key stakeholders is essential in this role. You ll love this job because you will work in challenging environment and have the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry.