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Senior Auditor


Vacancy details

General information

Entity

About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Crédit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of balance sheet size (The Banker, July 2022).
8,600 employees in more than 30 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and North Africa, support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world.
Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital market activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade.
The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.


For more information, please visit www.ca-cib.com

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Reference

2022-73201  

Update date

01/11/2022

Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - General Inspection / Audit

Job title

Senior Auditor

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position

No

Job summary

The Senior Auditor performs, under the supervision of a Lead Auditor, a preliminary assessment of the audited activity and its internal control framework. He/she performs independent testing and analysis on specific controls in order to meet the audit’s objectives. He/she also contributes to drafting the debriefing presentation and the final report sent to Management.
Depending on the assignment, Senior Auditors may have to directly supervise one or several Auditors and may act as deputy to the Lead Auditor.

I – Conduct of assignment
When working independently, the Senior Auditor is responsible for carrying out audit work as assigned by the Lead Auditor within the defined timeframes in accordance with IGE methodology and procedures and Internal Audit standards. This includes:
-        To independently carry out audit planning and fieldwork, including:
-        A preliminary assessment of the audited activity highlighting the related risks and controls
-        Interviews, testing and analysis of the results of the controls planned in the audit program
-        To document clearly and precisely in test sheets the controls performed and the conclusions reached
-        To identify and report on strengths and weaknesses of the audited areas, to analyze the root causes and consequences of the identified weaknesses, to formalize possible remediation and recommendations to address the findings and to conclude on the effectiveness and efficiency of the control set-up and business practices
-        To present audit conclusions to IGE management and to the management of the audited unit (debriefing presentation, final audit report, etc.)
-        To keep the Lead Auditor in charge of the assignment/ Local Head of Audit informed of the progress on the audit work assigned, and to escalate any issue that may impact or delay the audit’s execution or to raise any other relevant information on the assigned audit and the risk and control environment
-        To conduct recommendations follow-ups to monitor whether adequate corrective actions have been taken prior to closing any recommendations
-        To ensure proper archiving of any supporting documentation, audit evidence and deliverables.

II – Team management
The Senior Auditor, when supervising one or several Auditors, is responsible for:
-        Training the Auditors on the audit techniques and expected deliverables
-        Reviewing the work performed by the auditor to ensure that the test results and the findings are adequately documented and the recommendations are relevant
-        Providing regular feedbacks to the Auditor and contributing to the definition of objectives and to the end of assignment assessment related to the team allocated during assignment
-        Ensuring collaborative and productive relationships within the team and good coordination throughout the International Network and with auditees

 

Position location

Geographical area

America, United States Of America

City

NEW YORK

Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

Bachelor or Masters’ degree in accounting, business, finance, engineering or related field

2-5 year experience in audit (internal / external) or banking organization

 

Desirable:

Industry recognized certification (CPA, CIA, CISA, ACAMS)

Previous experience in a bank

Level of minimal experience

3-5 years

Experience

Job Summary Conti.:

 

III – IGE Continuous Improvement Program / Transversal topics

The Senior Auditor contributes to the continuous improvement of IGE methodologies and processes. In addition to the audit responsibilities, she/he can be requested to:

-        Provide input to update audit guides, scorecards or training materials related to specific activities based on existing knowledge, documentation, interviews, etc.

-        Build and share knowledge (e.g. through contributing to SynerGIA, delivering training or taking part in various Methods and Support workstreams or assignments)

-        Participate in one or several knowledge communities within IGE

The Senior Auditor is regularly trained on banking and regulatory matters and must always maintain a sufficient knowledge of the audited area she/he is responsible for. She/he must complete all the mandatory trainings within the defined timelines.

Management and Reporting

Direct reporting line to a Local Head of Audit or a Global Audit Manager

During an assignment, reporting to the Lead Auditor in charge of the assignment or to another Senior Auditor depending on the organization of the assignment

Role specific requirements

This role may require business travels in any relevant locations to conduct the assigned audits, for periods up to several consecutive weeks.

Auditors must comply with the CACIB Audit Charter, in particular the five fundamental ethical principles (integrity, objectivity, confidentiality

 

Required skills

Essential:

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Analytical skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deliver under time pressure
  • Accuracy
  • Organization
  • Autonomy
  • Team spirit
  • Fluent in English

 

Desirable:

  • Relationship management

  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multicultural teams

  • Basic French

 

Technical skills required

Essential:

  • Auditing techniques
  • Understanding of the risks generated by banking / securities activities

 

Desirable:

  • Understanding of Capital Market and Financing activities, products, processes, controls and risks

 

Salary Range: $95,000 - $120,000

Languages

English