Senior IT Audit Manager

26 Jun 2017
24 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The GBM IT Senior Audit Manager role is based within HSBC Internal Audit.

The role of the GBM IT Senior Audit Manager is to support the Senior Auditor with initiating and leading the delivery of audits, some major and/or highly complex, based on the critical assessment of the business, and the governance, risk and internal control frameworks.
Driving the coordination and collaboration of a consistent delivery of audit work across the Global Businesses and Global Functions focusing on the Global Banking and Market (GBM) Business. Engaging with and providing strategic advice to internal stakeholders by utilising knowledge of the business and the governance, risk and regulatory frameworks. Managing the interface between internal and external stakeholders to ensure a common approach to and understanding of key deliverables. Play an integral role in annual as well as ongoing audit planning. The ability to work in the main home market of one of the largest Banking Institutions in the world and significant exposure to senior management within the organisation.

This role will support the audit program in the UK and across Europe.

Exposure to core investment banking applications.

HSBC provides a substantial opportunity for capable people to move within the Bank. Good performance is well rewarded and those who excel are sought out for further development. Opportunities exist to work on all lines business both in the UK and in other locations.

International travel within Europe is likely and may form a moderate portion of this role.

There will be on the job coaching and training. There is also an Audit Training programme which combines class room based and online learning. Finally there are opportunities to gain formal qualifications as part of ongoing development.

Networking events, social gathering with the wider team.

Your responsibilities will include:
Understand and keep abreast of the changes in the business and regulatory environment impacts on the HSBC governance framework. Critically analyse and assess the impact of audit findings and recommendations on the current business model and the future operating environment. Develop, maintain, align and deploy audit department resources in accordance with the current and future needs of the business. Critically analyse and determine the key drivers of change for HSBC and the wider banking industry and assess how these will impact GBL INA in both the medium and longer term. Clearly communicate issues and associated risks as well identify the root cause and the possible strategic implications. Maintain dialogue and communications with senior management on the major plans, projects and structural changes that will impact their business. Ensure that HSBC senior management and stakeholders fully comprehend the governance, risk, regulatory and internal control implications of major changes and advise them accordingly. Promote and assist in facilitating a strong risk management and risk awareness culture amongst internal stakeholders. Critically assess which issues must be prioritised, addressed and resolved at the highest levels of senior management. Establish and maintain good relationships with external auditors and regulators in order to ensure a coordinated and integrated approach to the management of HSBC's regulatory and reporting requirements. Deliver fair outcomes for our customers and ensure own conduct maintains the orderly and transparent operation of financial markets. Ensure that relevant information obtained from senior stakeholder relating to major and/or significant changes in the business environment and the internal control framework is disseminated in a timely manner to all Global Internal Audit (GBL INA) staff. Promote and facilitate a culture of continuous learning and development within audit, encompassing both technical and non-technical skills and capabilities. Promote and facilitate the use of HSBC standards, sharing of knowledge and industry best practices across audit teams as the basis for improving teamwork. Undertake consistent critical and strategic analysis of leadership, team and organisational goals and objectives and their impacts on the work to be performed. Actively promote collaboration and sharing of ideas across GBL INA departments and units. Devise, develop and champion the use of relevant audit techniques and approaches in order to drive operational effectiveness and improve the overall management of audit assignments. Use insights and knowledge of HSBC, the industry and current developments to utilise internal and/or external specialist teams to evaluate and assess specific areas of concern. Regularly perform reviews of audit plans and schedules to ensure that the GBL INA is both targeting resources effectively at the areas of the business representing the greatest risk. Effectively execute and manage GBL INA audit units and teams in accordance with annual plans, budgets and allocated resources.

The ideal candidate for this role will have:
Relevant product knowledge including knowledge of Investment Banking products and services Experience working in relevant market/context, i.e. Banking or Financial Services Role relevant qualifications, i.e. Certified Information Systems Auditor Past working experience in a relevant role, i.e. Auditor within a Financial Institution Availability to undertake the travel required for this role, i.e. Moderate travel within the UK and around the wider HSBC European Network, may be in excess of 30% A track record of gaining an understanding of customers' needs and delivering excellent customer service A track record of constantly looking for ways to do things better and an excellent understanding of the mechanism necessary to successfully implement change Experience of supporting others' performance, enabling them to achieve by providing clear direction, motivation and support Both spoken and written communication skills with experience of adapting your style and approach to the audience and message to be delivered Contributed productively to team objectives, sometimes supporting and sometimes leading activities to achieve shared goals Experience of creating and deploying comprehensive business/operating plans which consistently deliver desired results A comprehensive understanding of the regulatory frameworks and compliance requirements associated with financial services and experience of working within these

The base location for this role is 8 Canada Square, London

HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment.

Key search words: IT Audit, Investment Banking, Senior Manager, Application Audit
Salary: . Date posted: 08/02/2017