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Senior Auditor

Burgess Hill, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom
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Job Description


You’ll do more than the expected. You’ll do the unexpected.


The Internal Audit Group (IAG) delivers independent and objective assurance services that support management in striking the balance between risk and controls, and help the Board of Directors fulfil its governance responsibilities. We help the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control processes. We perform independent process, financial, compliance, and technology audits, consistent with professional standards. IAG also reviews specific operations or processes at the request of the Audit Committee or Senior Leadership.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist team leaders, senior/managers, and other senior auditors in accomplishing audit objectives in a team environment
  • Participate as a key team member on audit projects
  • Understand, identify, evaluate and document key risks and controls.
  • Document processes under review
  • Demonstrate a solid knowledge of audit and proper application of sampling techniques
  • Work with managers /team leaders to develop audit test steps and can assume responsibility for key process areas of moderate complexity
  • Execute audit tests competently in accordance with policies and procedures, and with moderate/minnimal supervision
  • Summarize and communicate results
  • Develop recommendations to close identified control gaps
  • Proficient use of automated work papers and other department and company tools
  • Maintain internal audit competency through ongoing professional development

 

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Qualifications


Required skills
 
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate that they have the following essential core skills and proven abilities:

  • Strong experience in the banking industry within a public accounting, finance and/or internal audit function.
  • University degree in accounting or finance relevant field, advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, related field or equivalent experience
  • Professional Certification (ACA, ACCA, CIA, CPA, or equivalent)
  • Understanding of regulatory, accounting, financial industry guidance and best practices relevant to the business, including technology implications
  • Knowledge and experience in control theory and professional auditing practices
  • Understanding of business technologies and its impact to control practices
  • Effectively integrates business, operational, technological, and financial components in audit work
  • Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions to complex control, financial, or technical issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to deliver high quality, actionable feedback on a variety of complex issues to executive and line management on control issues and potential solutions to close control gaps
  • Effectively works independently within a team construct, while supporting teamwork and achievement of team objectives
  • Ability to travel

 
Why American Express?
Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world including recognition amongst the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work and Glassdoor’s 2017 Best Places to Work. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.
 
To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).



ReqID: 18010274
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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