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AVP - Global Finance & Credit Trading

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Corporate Finance & Private Equity

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jamil Yamout

  • Contact email:

    jamil@phoenixsearch.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH2193_1669907836

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-12-31

Job Description


Job Title: Investment Banking Auditor
Location: London (Hybrid)
Package: up to £85K + bonus & benefits


Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President


You will be part of the Investment Bank (IB) audit team, covering Global Financing & Credit Trading, Emerging Markets Trading, Research and Benchmarks activities in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA).

You will review credit trading in London and Frankfurt, trading across asset classes in emerging markets, structuring, and financing areas, as well as second line functions in Risk, Operations, Finance, Compliance and Legal. You will work closely with other audit teams (such as Technology) to provide integrated audit coverage.


What we'll offer you
A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That's why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its centre.


You can expect:
| Hybrid working arrangements with the opportunity to work in the office and remotely from home
| Competitive salary and non-contributory pension
| 30 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days
| Life Assurance and Private Healthcare for you and your family
| A range of flexible benefits including Retail Discounts, a Bike4Work scheme and Gym benefits
| The opportunity to support a wide ranging CSR programme + 2 days' volunteering leave per year


Your key responsibilities
| Execute day-to-day audit work and contribute to the audit's delivery (including risk assessments and business monitoring), with minimal supervision, delivering the work in line with agreed budgets and timelines, and working cohesively with other teams to guarantee an integrated approach
| Participate in audit planning, document process flows, identify key risks and controls in place to mitigate the identified risks and attend meetings with internal stakeholders
| Execute audit fieldwork in line with the agreed audit approach, testing key controls to determine whether they are properly designed and are operating effectively and documenting work in accordance with audit standards
| Communicate openly with divisional management and internal stakeholders; keep them informed of potential issues and escalate problems/delays accordingly. Explain findings in a clear manner and draft concise audit findings for audit management review. Facilitate issue tracking and validate the closure of findings
| Present complex and sensitive messages comprehensively, professionally and reduce complex topics to simple statements
| Place importance on self-development and learning new skills and reinforce an environment where people management and development is a key priority


Your skills and experience
| Previous relevant experience of internal audit and/or big 4 audit in the financial industry, with a focus on Investment Banking, working knowledge of the products traded in the capital and trading markets and good understanding of auditing standards
| Self-starter with ability to multi-task, prioritise workload and be resilient under pressure when faced with tight deadlines. Unquestionable personal integrity and ethics
| Strong relationship management, interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, influencing, and planning skills. Ability to challenge/be challenged whilst maintaining highest level of professionalism
| Excellent written/verbal communication skills
| Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience in Data Analytics tools, beneficial


How we'll support you
| Training and development to help you excel in your career
| Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities
| Coaching and support from experts in your team
| A culture of continuous learning to aid progression
| A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs