Contractor - Markets Internal Auditor - £600 per day

Gresham Hunt
London, United Kingdom
£600 per day PAYE
17 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Gresham Hunt are currently growing it's consulting division and are supporting a Global Banking Group in sourcing for their Capital Markets Audit team.

Primary Responsibilities

The Auditor's responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Identify and assess areas of critical and high risks and evaluate the soundness of their controls as part of audits, continuous monitoring and closure verification work in order to formulate a point of view of the control environment
  • Drive discussions and asks probing questions to further dialogue with senior business stakeholders to understand risk drivers, control state, and impact
  • Plan and execute audits, continuous monitoring and closure verification work on sales, trading and support groups on time and within budgets. Provide guidance to junior staff as needed.
  • Proactively monitors and address key metrics associated with audit plans, resources and issues and actions.

Skills required
  • Good understanding of the operation of financial markets, financial instruments and strategies
  • Good understanding of fixed-income and commodity products including but not limited to interest rates cash and derivatives, foreign exchange options, municipal securities, investment grade, high-yield bonds, securitized products and various commodities products such as power, gas, oil, and metals.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking by gathering and synthesizing information to form a basis for analysis and formulate a viewpoint
  • Communicates with impact, able to state risk and issues concisely and articulates impact in a structured manner both written and verbally
  • Applies knowledge of key regulations to influence audit work and understands the impact to the business line
  • Ability to work independently and with a team on assignments, while multi-tasking and meeting deadlines

Skills desired
  • 8+ years audit experience, primarily in financial markets
  • Good understanding of key financial industry regulations and capital market related products in both fixed income and equities.
  • Good understanding of impact of counterparty risk associated with derivative transactions.
  • Preferably CPA, CIA or other accounting qualification
  • Preferably CFA, FRM or other financial/risk qualification

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