Internal Audit AVP
As a Barclays Internal Audit AVP, you will be working collaboratively with others across Barclays Internal Audit (BIA), to help develop robust client relationships which are independent and to be seen as respected voices. You will work with the team to support the delivery of BIA Audit Plan. The plan provides independent, reliable, and timely assurance to the Board and executive management over the effectiveness of governance, risk management and control over current and evolving risks.
Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.
What will you be doing?
\* Supporting, audit scoping and planning while identifying, assessing and documenting risks and controls and complete testing
\* Evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of controls, updating audit team with progress and observations and performing issues validation test procedures
\* Writing high quality audit observations and support the audit lead in writing the report and providing suggestions to management for actions to address control issues identified
\* Recommending practical ways of improving the work the business do and applying where appropriate
\* Proactively taking on additional tasks or projects where needed
\* Building robust relationships and mutual trust with all BIA colleagues
\* Discussing and agreeing the factual accuracy of audit observations with clients / Vice President / Director as appropriate
What we're looking for:
\* A Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of services
\* Previous auditing / analyst experience or experience in relevant financial services businesses and products
\* Proven written and verbal communication skills demonstrating a collaborative approach across a range of stakeholders and excellent analytical skills with attention to detail
\* Enthusiastic team player, supporting colleagues to achieve team objectives
Skills that will help you in the role:
\* Relevant professional qualifications such as CPA, CFA, CISA would be beneficial
\* Experience with or exposure to data analytics, coding such as Python, SQL and/or other data science/machine learning techniques will help you hit the ground running
\* Knowledge of new and emerging financial products and services and practical understanding of relevant regulatory environment would be a plus
Where will you be working?
At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you'll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer and opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
Finance is the oxygen of the economy. Acting transparently and with expertise, we deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term. We have the capability and capital, the operational resilience and the commitment, to make a real and lasting difference to the economic lives of customers and communities. This is as true today as it was when our bank was founded over 330 years ago.
Working at Barclays:
In support of this great purpose, everything we do is underpinned and driven by our strong values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. These are fundamental to who we are, wherever we are, and in whatever role we have at Barclays – and they really matter to us.
Our values guide us, but we also believe opportunities are created by those who like to challenge convention, explore new possibilities and run with bold ideas. People who think differently, who bring all kinds of backgrounds, skills, experiences and perspectives with them.
Diversity and Inclusion:
At Barclays we are committed to building an inclusive and supportive culture to provide equality of opportunity for diverse talent at all levels to grow. We believe that every individual should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and achieve their personal and professional goals. Valuing the perspectives of colleagues from diverse backgrounds enables us to better understand our customers, clients and the communities we serve and also strengthens our culture, encourages innovation and enables us to make better decisions.
All colleagues in Barclays have an Inclusion objective emphasising the role we all have to play in building a culture of belonging that recognises and values difference as a key driver of our purpose and our successful business performance.