Department:Group Internal Audit
Reports To:Head of Audit - Legal, Compliance and FCR
•To help develop and maintain the strategic audit plan for the Group Functions and Risk audit team across the Group.
•To oversee the execution and delivery of the regional audit plan, with a specific responsibility for Group Compliance, Group Financial Crime Risk and Group Legal (L&C)
•To provide assurance as needed to Group senior management that the processes and controls by means of which the business is managed are appropriate to the task and functioning effectively.
•Audit planning – manage audits across the Middle East and Africa regions, including taking part in key Legal, Compliance and Financial Crime audits, or otherwise supporting work led by other teams from planning to reporting
•Contribute to Global Product/ Function Risk Assessment
•Provide inputs for updates of Master Risk Control Matrix
•Manage engagement with Regional Product/ Function stakeholders, especially in WB and CB Legal and Compliance teams
•Attend Regional level Audit Report Review Committees (for relevant audits)
•Provide inputs for Global Product/ Function permanent audit file
•Review all Product/ Function audit reports
•Regional themes – contribute to creating Group level themes.
•Carry out QA on audit work relating to the product/ function.
•Contribute to training
•Carry out continuous monitoring and testing across the region
•Experienced career internal auditor or business person who is a deep subject matter expert in Regulatory or Financial Crime Risk and working knowledge of legal risk.
•Strong communicator of balanced messages with an ability to influence.
•Highly credible with their counterparts in the business.
•Up to date with developments within their area of expertise, notably financial crime and regulatory developments in Core Asia and Middle East and African markets, as well as UK and USA.
•Ability to work with minimal direction.
•Demonstrates understanding of and commitment to the Group’s core values.
•Professional audit certification encouraged at least to IIA level within 3 years
•Ability to commit to up to 30 business travel.