Audit Director (International Regulatory Compliance, CASS, Fraud), Vice President
State Street Corporation
Location: London, United Kingdom
Internal Number: 20675272
Who we are looking for We are looking for an Audit Director, Vice President to join our Corporate Audit Team to provide leadership in executing Audit's assurance coverage over core compliance risk areas, CASS and Fraud within State Street's UK, Ireland and International business. Reporting to the Head of Audit International, you will also be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with relevant key internal stakeholders. In this role you will provide expertise, leadership and be responsible for corporate audit engagements that focus across these areas within the international remit. This role is based out of London, UK.
This 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 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 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 Director for International Regulatory Compliance, CASS, and Fraud, Vice President you will
Lead the International Regulatory team across UK&I, Middle East and Asia Pacific (ex SSGA) to maintain, develop and oversee the key business and corporate functions in these areas.
Develop strong operational and regulatory subject matter expertise relevant to their areas of accountability (e.g. International Compliance Risks, Client Money Regulations and Fraud)
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 including regional and local Heads of Compliance, and CASS/Fraud Management through continuous monitoring and governance forum attendance and management reporting as required.
Demonstrate leadership through supervision, coaching and development of staff leading at team of five colleagues.
Collaborate with the central corporate function teams providing updates to audit senior management. An important aspect to this role will be to provide regulatory perspectives across the business unite teams and provide subject matter expertise on key laws and regulations.
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 Influence effective and sustainable improvements to processes and controls through insights gained based on risk and control expertise.
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 client facing skills.
In-depth knowledge of financial services industry/ Regulations with knowledge of risk elements including: Compliance Risks, Client Money and Fraud Risks across International regimes.
Proven ability to research, interpret and apply regulatory requirements covering the UK, Ireland and International locations.
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
10+ years of experience in financial services or public accounting firms having work in financial services firms preferred.
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.
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 don't 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'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.