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Senior Audit Manager, Vice President, Hybrid

State Street Corporation
Sydney, Australia
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
State Street Corporate Audit is looking for a versatile and talented business professional interested in progressing their knowledge, skillset, and career through challenging stretch assignments. In this role you will be responsible for leading audit projects largely within the Australia State Street location but also across the Asia Pacific region covering multiple areas of State Street's business, developing and maintaining relationships with relevant key internal stakeholders. You will also provide expertise and leadership and be responsible for other corporate audit engagements in this area. In this role you will be based out of Sydney, Australia or Singapore.

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 State Street to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. The Corporate Audit function, operating as the third line of defense, assists State Street management by providing independent and objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve the overall control environment. Our auditors interact regularly with executive management and have tremendous insight into all parts of the company's daily operations. This role is designed to further develop local expertise within a growing team reflecting the importance of Ireland in State Street's global presence.

What you will be responsible for
As Senior Audit Manager, Vice President you will
  • Develop strong operational and regulatory subject matter expertise relevant to their area's of accountability
  • Schedule, oversee and deliver audit engagements, including audit report and issue matrix deliverables, providing the necessary support to audit staff as required
  • Develop and maintain influential relationships with senior management through continuous monitoring and governance forum attendance and management reporting as required
  • Demonstrate leadership through supervision, coaching and development of staff
  • Introduce additional knowledge and experience relevant to State Street's global business
  • Participate in department wide initiatives, challenging the department's organization, processes and services to ensure that they remain at or above peer/ industry standards
  • Maintain a current knowledge of audit industry practices and ensure best practices are always considered
  • Strengthen internal control disciplines within the corporation by influencing relevant policies, promoting education/ understanding of control concepts.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong analytical and project management skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work with people at different levels and demonstrate strong leadership skills.
  • Proven experience of leading audits and providing mentoring and coaching.
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to meet key deliverables within stated timeframes.
  • Strong relationship management and stakeholder facing skills.
  • Detailed understanding of audit methodologies and auditing techniques.
  • Interest in developing as a leader within Corporate Audit
  • Fluency in English - written and spoken.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Accounting, Finance, Alternative Risk functions and/or Business Administration is preferred but not essential.
  • ACCA, ACA, CFA, CIA, ICA or other applicable certification are preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in financial services or public accounting firms having work in financial services firms preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial services industry/ Regulations with knowledge of risk elements including: Investment Management and Asset Management.
  • Proven ability to research, interpret and apply regulatory requirements covering the UK, Ireland and International locations.

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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