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Internal Auditor

Jefferies Financial Group
Charing Cross, Central London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Job Role
Internal Auditor
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified, CIMA
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Description Company

Jefferies Group LLC, the largest independent, global, full-service investment banking firm headquartered in the U.S. focused on serving clients for 60 years, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. We offer deep sector expertise across a full range of products and services in investment banking, equities, fixed income, asset and wealth management in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East and Asia. Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: JEF), a diversified financial services company.


Reporting to a senior audit lead within the UK Internal Audit team and working within a team of 8 covering business audits and SOX testing, the role is primarily to assist in completing the audit plan for Jefferies International Limited ('JIL').

The primary aspect of the role is to perform audits with coverage across the entire Firm as defined in the annual JIL Audit Plan. This will include audits of Front Office trading businesses, Corporate support areas, Regulatory required audits, Governance-focused audits, and any specific management or JIL Board requests.

The role involves assisting with the risk assessment process that feeds into the annual Audit Planning process and working with the team to adopt an Agile audit approach for each audit. Experience of using data analytics would be helpful as we look to expand our use of data analytics across each audit.

A demonstrable understanding of risks and controls is essential. Experience within Financial Services is preferred.

Responsibilities include:

    Perform risk-based assessment to determine scope of individual auditsWrite draft Audit Engagement MemorandumUnderstand key risks, emerging risks, and controls in area being audited via discussions with management, walkthroughs, etc.Define, document, and execute a control test plan, along with the respective supporting control working papersWork with stakeholders to agree findings, corrective actions, ownership, and due datesWrite draft audit reportsAssist with SOX testing, as required.
Qualifications Qualifications

Required Background & Skills:

    2 or more years of relevant Internal Audit experience (Investment Banking preferred)Self-motivated audit professional that effectively analyzes risk, proactively identifies issues and is able to provide solutions to remediate such issuesProven ability to build strong, good professional relationships with key stakeholdersEnthusiasm to learn quickly, be flexible, and is able to think strategically Ability to use initiative and think objectively, demonstrating sound judgementResilience under pressure and accountable Strong analytical skills, particularly regarding assessing the probability and impact of an internal control weakness Ability to work independently in an effective manner and as part of a teamExcellent time management, problem solving, attention to detail, written and oral communication skillsStrong ethical standards and high levels of integrityUnderstanding of Agile audit approach and use of data analytics in audits preferrable
Minimum Qualifications:

    Minimum 2 years of relevant Internal Audit experience Minimum bachelor's degree, advanced degree, and/or working towards certification (e.g., ACCA, ACA, CPA, CIA) preferred

At Jefferies, we believe that diversity fosters creativity, innovation and thought leadership through the infusion of new ideas and perspectives. We have made a commitment to building a culture that provides opportunities for all employees regardless of our differences, and supporting a workforce that is reflective of the communities where we work and live. As a result, we are able to pool our collective insights and intelligence to provide fresh and innovative thinking for our clients.

Jefferies is an equal employment opportunity workplace.  We practice equal opportunity for all, regardless of race, religion, ancestry, color, gender, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, covered veteran or military status, genetic information, reproductive health decisions, or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to hiring the most qualified applicants and complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. In accordance with applicable law, we are dedicated to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs. Please inform your recruiter should you require accommodations throughout your application process.

It is Jefferies' policy that all employees and visitors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter any Jefferies office or participate in any Jefferies or client event in person.  Should an offer of employment be made, your acceptance of that offer means that you will comply with this policy.


GB-GB-LondonWork Locations: London Bishopsgate 100 Bishopsgate London EC2N 4JLJob: Internal AuditOrganization: CorporateSchedule: Full-timeJob Posting: Nov 9, 2021, 6:36:43 AM
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