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Audit Manager, Assistant Vice President, Hybrid

State Street Corporation
Sydney, Australia
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 19, 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 audit professional interested in progressing their knowledge, skillset, and career through challenging stretch assignments. The successful candidate 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. The candidate will have a keen understanding of risks and controls and using their technical/business knowledge to navigate complex business, operational and technology challenges. With a background in internal audit, the successful candidate will have demonstrable knowledge of one or more areas of State Street's business areas such as Investment Management, Global Markets, Custody or Operations. Additional knowledge of AML/KYC requirements in the region would be an advantage. In this role you will be based in Sydney, Australia or Singapore.

The role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

Why the 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 us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Audit Manager, Assistant Vice President, you will:
  • Lead audit projects from start to finish, adhering to internal methodology and IIA requirements at all times
  • Assist with coaching of audit team members both within audit projects and across the team more generally
  • Develop influential relationships with local stakeholders
  • Undertake continuous monitoring activities as required
  • Strengthen internal control disciplines within the corporation by influencing relevant policies, promoting education/ understanding of control concepts.
  • 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

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.
  • Demonstrable 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
  • 5+ years of experience in financial services or public accounting firms having work in financial services firms
  • Proven ability to research, interpret and apply regulatory requirements covering the UK, Ireland and International locations.
  • IMC, CFA, CISA, ACA, CIA or other applicable certification preferred.

Additional requirements
Some travel to other State Street locations may be required.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we do not necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

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 are making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we have 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 rewards. You will have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth 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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