Senior Audit Manager, Operations

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The Business

The Role

If your expertise lies in providing quality, efficient and effective assurance and influence business managers to improve control, a position as Senior Audit Manager is ideal for you. In this role, you will be responsible for providing independent assurance through overseeing a portfolio of engagements, occasionally leading highly complex or strategic engagements, managing people and supporting entity assurance planning and reporting.

To qualify for this role, you need to be an experienced manager with strong risk and internal audit experience.

What the Business Does

This role is based in the Internal Audit division reporting to the Head of Audit.

Internal Audit (IA), as the bank’s third Line of Defence, and in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework, provides independent assurance to the Board of Directors and executive management on the quality and effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal controls to monitor, manage and mitigate key risks to achieving the bank’s objectives. IA has a clear ambition to be to be an excellent audit function and to keep the bank and our customers safe.

Your Responsibilities

As Senior Audit Manager, you will be required to:

  • Contribute to IA strategic initiatives, when approved by the Head of Audit; contribute to continuous monitoring in support of entity assurance planning and reporting, often taking responsibility for a particular area or risk element
  • Input into the Plan for your business area on an ongoing basis, effectively lead high profile strategic engagements which have the potential to add significant business value, including the effective planning of the engagement, undertaking some fieldwork and reporting
  • Ensure engagements are appropriately scoped, scheduled and resourced and to manage the prompt and effective response to ad-hoc business requests; manage efficient delivery of audit plans
  • Effectively contribute to strategy and approach papers when required; promptly respond to ad-hoc business requests;  promote and undertake performance management activities effectively and on a timely basis
  • Ensure development opportunities are made available to engagement teams through insightful allocation to engagements and through working as one IA team and using resources to best effect

Skills you need

  • Experienced manager with strong risk and internal audit experience and proven competence to delivery projects on time and to budget.
  • Strong project/audit management experience having managed multiple audit engagements simultaneously across geographies
  • Experience of working within a matrix management structure and has experience of managing, and being managed by, colleagues in other geographies
  • Experience leading teams to deliver audits across global locations and if required the capacity to travel and to understanding of operations and/or previous experience in this space

Why RBS?

RBS doesn’t just provide you with an exciting work and a generous pay package. We take pride in ensuring your personal and professional development are first & foremost. You will have access to a range of development and learning programs, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

Whether its retirement planning, supporting a charity close to your heart or taking care of your well-being, RBS makes sure you are taken care of. For more information on our benefits, please visit our website.

At RBS, our purpose is to serve customers well. We serve around 24 million customers across the globe, and our aim is to consistently meet their needs wherever they find us.  Our ambition is to become the UK’s number-one bank for customer trust, service and advocacy by 2020. Our global workforce is integral to helping us achieve this goal.

With colleagues across 5 main states, and connected across-the-globe by common values and a unified ambition, RBS India delivers vital bank functions that help us offer truly round-the-clock support to our UK customers, and 24/7 banking to our international customers.

RBS welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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