Internal Audit - Currencies and Emerging Markets, Commodities and Digital Markets - Senior Auditor

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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Our Internal Audit group is an independent function accountable to the Audit and Examining Committee of the Board of Directors, the Office of the Chairman, senior management and our global and local regulators. Internal Audit is comprised of more than 1,000 auditors, located in key locations across the globe, and is responsible for assessing the adequacy of the control environments across the firm's lines of business.

The Currencies and Emerging Markets (CEM), Commodities and Digital Markets Audit Team is responsible for assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of the control environment of the Commodities, CEM and Digital Markets (including electronic trading) business activities in EMEA. This is achieved through a program of audit coverage performed and managed by a team of business and technology audit specialists and coordinated on a global basis with colleagues in other regions.

As a Senior Auditor in our Internal Audit group you will plan, execute and document audit reports, partner closely with global Audit colleagues and business stakeholders, and use judgment to strengthen internal controls. The role provides the opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of Commercial and Investment Bank (CIB) Markets, specifically Commodities, CEM and Digital Markets businesses, including electronic trading.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plans, executes and documents audit reports, including risk assessments, audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure while ensuring audits are completed timely and within budget
  • Works closely with global Audit colleagues in the early identification of emerging control issues and reporting them timely to Audit management and business stakeholders
  • Recognizes the confidential nature of Internal Audit communications and access to information; you must be disciplined in protecting the confidentiality and security of information in accordance with firm policy
  • Partners with stakeholders, business management, other control groups (i.e. risk management, compliance, fraud prevention), external auditors, and regulators establishing strong working relationships while maintaining independence
  • Finalizes audit findings and use judgment to provide an overall opinion on the control environment through developing recommendations to strengthen internal controls
  • Takes ownership of self-development, including stretch assignments, to prepare for greater responsibilities and career growth, and take initiative to seek out opportunity for continued learning
  • Champions a culture of innovation
  • Follows 'How We Do Business' Principles
  • Stays up to date with industry trends to identify opportunities for game changing innovations or strategic partnerships
  • Finds ways to drive efficiency with existing technical infrastructure through automation while embracing the innovative opportunities offered by new technologies

Required Qualifications, Capabilities and Skills

  • Proven internal or external auditing experience, or relevant business experience
  • Bachelor's degree (or relevant financial services experience) required
  • Experience with internal audit methodology and applying concepts in audit delivery and execution
  • Solid understanding of internal control concepts, with the ability to evaluate and determine the adequacy of controls by considering business and technology risks in an integrated manner
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to establish credibility and build strong partnerships with senior business and control partners; Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong analytical skills particularly in regard to assessing the probability and impact of an internal control weakness
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, strong interest in learning, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability
  • Flexible to changing business priorities and ability to multitask in a constantly changing environment

Preferred Qualifications, Capabilities and Skills

  • CPA, CIA, and/or Advanced Degree in Finance or Accounting is preferred