Senior Manager, Compliance & Conduct, Group Audit
-Sydney CBD What impact will I have
You will manage divisional audit portfolios (Enterprise Compliance) and Group wide risk portfolios (Compliance and Conduct Risk). You will build valuable working relations across these divisions and the Group, collaborating as one team with other Group Audit teams. A key focus area of this role is to support the monitoring and audit of initiatives to improve the Group's focus on the management of Compliance, with a specific focus on Conduct risk.
You will lead independent reviews of control frameworks, systems, policies and procedures, and deep dives across the Westpac Group and identify areas for remediation and opportunities for enhancement. You will perform quarterly reporting that forms the basis of key messages to the Board Audit Committee.
Major accountabilities: Lead the internal audit planning including the identification of processes, risks and controls for testing.
Build and maintain relationships for the audit portfolio, including monitoring of initiatives across the Group that relate to Compliance and Conduct.
Oversee and manage audits:
-Determine scope for testing the design and operating effectiveness of controls,
-Oversee the delivery of audits including framing and communication of issues, recommendations and reports.
-Collaborate within own home team and with other Group Audit subject matter experts in Projects, Data Analytics, Compliance etc.
Find insights that form the basis of the key messages reported to the Westpac Group Board Audit Committee on a quarterly basis.
Monitor projects, issue management, emerging risks or concerns.
Participate in Group Audit Strategic Priorities and home team continuous improvement initiatives.
Develop and coach staff.
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. Degrees in Accounting / Finance or equivalent field is desirable.
At least 10 years external and/or internal audit experience, with some demonstrated experience in reviewing:
-compliance risks and compliance risk management processes;
-Prudential compliance; and
-conduct risks (e.g. complaints, customer remediation, conflicts, whistle blowing, product lifecycle).
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Charted Accountant (CA) or Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) are also advantageous.
Experience in financial services is preferable.
Some analytical skills and data analysis and or interrogation experience are desirable.
Strong communication and relationship skills.
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.
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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.