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Job #817 - Senior Auditor - Vice President, Accounting - New York, NY (7-3-18)

  • Job Title: Senior Auditor - Vice President, Accounting
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: up to $160,000 + bonus

Job Description:

The Senior Auditor - Vice President, Accounting Specialist will be part of the Corporate Team, responsible for auditing corporate functions (Compliance, Finance, Human Resources, Operational Risk Management, Operations).

Tasks and Responsibilities:

The Senior Auditor’s primary responsibility is to lead audit assignments. He/she is expected to have a high degree of technical proficiency, autonomy and the ability to oversee and monitor the work of their team. He/she should can run larger and complex audits with minimal supervision or oversight.

Some responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Independently, leading various types of audit missions (including complex, global, multi-team/integrated, etc.,) overseeing all aspects of the audit process and having full ownership of the audits assigned
  • Preparing high quality and impactful audit reports, especially executive summaries that effectively address the key issues to be raised to management’s attention
  • Actively participating in department’s continuous monitoring programs - understands the ongoing changes in internal and external environment related to specific audited activities and evaluates the impact of changes on the business and company
  • Participating in various stages of the annual risk assessment and providing professional conclusions on the risks' evaluation
  • Coaching the staff to help develop their competencies, and provide formal feedback to team members that is objective, constructive and meaningful
  • Leading and participating in department wide transformation projects and actively contributing, communicating and implementing the changes, and supporting others through the process

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of banking products, branch and broker dealer compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Specific knowledge of financial accounting e.g. general ledge accounting management (reconciliations and certification), US GAAP and IFRS requirements and US/Broker-Dealer regulatory reporting (including data quality and reporting requirements
  • Strong proven ability to use these skills to plan or execute audits using a risk-based approach (e.g., identify key risks and control points and suggest approaches for testing/sampling)

Competencies:

  • Highly motivated and committed to lead and progress; shows initiative, integrity, and creativity
  • Demonstrates curiosity, motivation, enthusiasm for learning and self-development with high level of independence and autonomy
  • Demonstrates strong organizational/project management skills, able to establish goals, priorities, and realistic plans that maximize use of available resources; able to meet all deadlines; able effectively delegate, make decisions, solve difficulties and timely escalate issues
  • Demonstrates willingness and readiness to provide support and collaborate to promote team spirit
  • Establishes relationships with junior team members; actively coaches, provides training, shares knowledge, feedback and support
  • Demonstrates openness to new ideas; able to propose and actively initiate process improvement
  • Demonstrates a high level of written and oral communication skills through audit reports, meetings and presentations
  • Able to maintain effective relationships with auditees and audit counterparts and facilitates conflict resolution
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills, able utilize data analytics tools to extract and analyze data

 EDUCATION/PRIOR EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or other relevant topic
  • 6+ years of work experience in financial services, internal auditing, or relevant risk management positions
  • Experience in managing entire audit process
  • Certifications: CPA

Desired / Plus:

  • Work experience in internal audit, relevant business or risk management function within corporate/investment bank
  • MBA/Master’s degree in a business discipline
  • Certifications:  CIA, CFE, CAMS
  • Languages (Other than English): French 

Interested candidates should contact Chris Maione at: Chris.Maione@linium.com. Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #817 in the subject line and to copy Nkrumah Pierre and Jennifer Rosener at friendsoffirm@eisneramper.com on your email.