At Credit Suisse, we’re proud that Internal Audit is seen a key strategic partner to the business. Our risk-based methodology is reflected in truly dynamic audit plans that ensure that the function stays completely relevant and that we have the ability to flex to meet the evolving strategy of this key growth business.
Our Auditors have the opportunity to build and maintain direct and lasting relationships with the Bank’s leadership and are actively sought out for the meaningful advice and insights.
Reflecting the Bank’s entrepreneurial spirit, our Internal Audit function is also innovating; we’re investing in new technologies, data analytics, and the latest training techniques, to ensure that both people and platforms are best in class.
The role involves :
Comprehensive risk assessment and engagement planning. This entails obtaining an in-depth understanding of each business and / or function being audited, identification and assessment of risks (including understanding the manner in which such risks are controlled and the audit approach required to ensure controls are appropriately designed and operating effectively) and preparing documentation (workpapers, planning memorandum and audit program) that reflects the aforementioned information and assessments.
Executing audit work. This encompasses execution of the planned approach for the audit in a team-based environment. Interacting closely with various levels of staff and management throughout the Bank.
For product-line audits, work encompasses a review of controls within the Front Office and the procedures performed by the Bank’s various Middle and Back Office departments to coordinate and / or support the business subject to audit.
Functional audits entail separate review of a Middle or Back Office department that supports multiple businesses to gain assurance that controls that such businesses operate effectively.
Audit also periodically conducts thematic regional or global reviews to address key risk areas, which include special reviews mandated by the Audit Committee and / or Executive Board.
Developing, presenting and finalising audit reports. This process entails initial drafting of the report, discussion with management to ensure factual accuracy and clearance and coordination with Management to obtain written responses to Audit’s recommendations.
Mentoring new hires to aid in their acclimation to the Bank and the manner in which the Department operates.
Participating in the recruitment of other Financial Auditors.
Supervising less experienced Auditors on multiple auditor assignments.
Performing administrative duties as it relates to key responsibilities and participating in special projects as delegated by Department Management.
Developing and maintaining relationships with Bank Staff and Management to facilitate dedicated assessment of the Bank’s risk profile and career development.
Assessing personal development needs (e.g., training) in conjunction with Department Management.
Open to discussing flexible / agile working.
Internationally recognised accountancy or internal audit qualification is desirable.
Solid audit work experience; financial services experience preferred, but not required.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Solid organisational and time management skills.
Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
Willingness to travel (10-15% annually).
Highly motivated, dedicated and results oriented professional.
Credit Suisse is committed to providing equal employment opportunities, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, civil partnership, marital or family status, pregnancy, disability or any other status that is protected as a matter of local law.