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Internal Audit, Global Banking & Markets, Risk Management (1LOD)Vice President -Birmingham

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
Balsall Heath, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Internal Auditor
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
INTERNAL AUDIT

Goldman Sachs Internal Auditors demonstrate strong risk and control mindsets, analytical, exercise professional scepticism, and are able to challenge and discuss effectively with management on risks and control measures. We look for individuals who enjoy learning about audit, businesses and functions, have innovative and creative mindsets to adopt analytical techniques to enhance audit techniques, building relationships and are able to evolve and thrive in teamwork and in a fast-paced global environment. Expertise in financial crime controls, in particular those related to transaction banking and consumer AML compliance.

Goldman Sachs Internal Audit comprises individuals from diverse backgrounds including chartered accountants, developers, risk management professionals, cybersecurity professionals, and data scientists. We are organized into global teams comprising business and technology auditors to cover all the firm's businesses and functions, including securities, investment banking, consumer and investment management, risk management, finance, cyber-security and technology risk, and engineering.

THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

As the third line of defence, Internal Audit's mission is to independently assess the firm's internal control structure, including the firm's governance processes and controls, and risk management and capital and anti-financial crime frameworks, raise awareness of control risk and monitor the implementation of management's control measures.
  • Communicates and reports on the effectiveness of the firm's governance, risk management and controls that mitigate current and evolving risk
  • Raise awareness of control risk
  • Assesses the firm's control culture and conduct risks
  • Monitors management's implementation of control measures

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Collaborate and work as a team across IA Global Markets, IA and Goldman Sachs
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of Global Markets, its products, and supporting functions
  • Use and develop data analytics (DA)/computer assisted audit tools and techniques to assist in execution of audits and risk assessment
  • Assist in every step of an audit, including documentation, across scoping, planning, fieldwork and reporting
  • Performing walkthroughs with stakeholders to perform control design assessments and presenting results of work performed to management
  • Execute audit testing to ensure audit fieldwork is focused on the right areas and documentation meets high quality standards
  • Identify risks, assess mitigating controls, and make recommendations on improving the control environment
  • Prepare commercially effective audit conclusions and findings, and present to Internal Audit senior management and business stakeholders
  • Follow-up on open audit issues and their resolution
  • Participate in department-wide initiatives aimed at continually improving Internal Audit's processes and supporting infrastructure

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
  • Minimum 7-10 years prior experience in auditing controls. This could be within an IA team, consulting, regulatory body or a related control function, with controls testing as part of your role.
  • Thorough understanding of Risk Management and Governance skills e.g Market, Credit, Liquidity, Operational or Model Risk Management) and financial products or Trading Surveillance or Unauthorized Trading Controls is required.
  • Project management experience, including oversight and leadership of junior staff.
  • Knowledge of financial markets rules and regulations (PRA, ECB, FCA etc)
  • Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability and able to work under minimal supervision on individual tasks or on team projects.
  • Accurate, accountable and able to multitask while managing both time and work load.
  • Highly motivated with strong analytical skills, willing and able to learn new business and system processes quickly.
  • Relevant certification or industry accreditation (e.g., ACA, CAMS, CIA, CFA) preferred but not essential.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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