Manager - Financial Crime Compliance
-Sydney CBD How will I help?
You will interact directly with the leaders across Westpac other Group Audit home teams. You will take part in independent reviews of control frameworks, systems, policies and procedures across the Westpac Group and identify areas for remediation and opportunities for enhancement, with a focus on Financial Crimes Compliance.
Key Accountabilities: Assist in audit planning, including the identification of processes, risks and controls for testing
Execute audit fieldwork:
-Test the design and operating effectiveness of controls.
-Identify and document key operational, commercial and strategic risks at organisational and process levels.
-Identify and document audit issues, including performing a significance analysis and agreeing management action plans.
Collaborate within own home team and with Group Audit subject matter experts in credit, technology and products.
Assist in the reporting stages of the audit engagement, including preparing and discussing audit reports with management. These audit reports form the basis of the messages reported to the Westpac Group Board Audit Committee on a quarterly basis.
Continuously monitor business unit developments, activities, issue management, emerging risks or concerns.
Participate in home team and Group Audit initiatives and continuous improvement initiatives
What's in it for you?
Playing a key role in this third and final line of defence program for the security of the bank, you will be a valuable commodity, building your profile internally with senior stakeholders and being part of the future of a business that has been around for 200 years. You'll be working for an organisation that supports development, internal career moves and flexible working. Along with competitive salary, you'll receive Westpac's generous benefits and a whole array of customer discounts.
You'll keep learning to grow your experience and expertise backed by a fantastic team of people in a can-do, supportive structure.
What do I need?
We are looking for someone who ideally has the following knowledge and experience:
Undergraduate degree. Degree in Accounting / Finance or equivalent field is desirable.
At least 5 years of experience in internal audit, Big 4 accounting practice or 1st/2nd line Risk Management with relevant experience in financial services.
Audit experience in one of the following Financial Crimes Compliance areas is preferable:
-Anti-Bribery & Corruption
-FATCA / CRS
Willingness to complete Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or equivalent qualification
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) or Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) or Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) is desirable.
Strong communication & relationship skills and critical thinking are essential to success in this role.
Self - starter who is willing to learn and look for new challenges.
What's it like to work there?
Westpac's values; Service, One team... really come through in our workplace, you will be warmly welcomed in to a diverse and inclusive team who are always there with an offer of support if you need it. We are constantly striving to make improvements to our ways of working to make things more efficient so that we can better service our customers. We celebrate successes, birthdays, anniversaries, promotions and anything else we can think of.
How do I apply?
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Westpac Group is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, this role is open to experienced candidates seeking a discussion around workplace flexibility. We invite candidates of all ages, people with a disability and Indigenous Australians to apply.