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Internal Audit Professional

The Opportunity: Internal Audit Professional Who are we? Join a world-class prudential regulator with over 800 employees across Australia, contribute towards enhancing the effectiveness of its internal control environment, and be exposed to the advanced thinking and mindsets involved in the overseeing the stability of the Financial System.
The opportunity:
Were seeking an experienced Internal Audit professional, who wants to focus their skills on actively contributing to APRAs operations and maximising its success and remit. The role is not just about delivering audit reports (thats expected) but its also about getting involved in the business and actively contributing towards improving the control environment. Ideally, you would possess assurance skills and experiences equivalent to that of a Senior Audit Analyst or Audit Manager.
You will be joining a high-performing and innovative Internal Audit team while gaining exposure to a dynamic and collaborative environment. Reporting to the Chief Internal Auditor, your primary focus will be leading assurance reviews of significant risks, to the Divisions that supervise regulated entities and enterprise operations. This exciting opportunity will enable you to establish a broad and diverse network, maintain knowledge of key developments within your portfolio and identify changes to risks that may prompt timely action-taking.
Utilising your strong commercial acumen and a sense of curiosity, you will contribute to establishing the Annual Audit Plan, identifying changes to maintain its alignment with the constantly changing risk landscape, and provide business relevant advice to Management.
You will bring with you:

6+ years audit (internal or external) and/or risk management experience.
Advanced knowledge of frameworks in risk management, compliance, or quality assurance.
Exposure to the Australian Financial Services Industry and its regulatory regime (APRA, ASIC, AusTrac, etc.).
Undergraduate degree in Accounting / Finance / Economics/ IT or equivalent field.
Institute of Internal Audit (IIA), Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Working knowledge of data analytics tools such as Power BI or Tableau is highly desirable.
Key elements essential to your success:

You are an out of the box thinker who is comfortable working in the detail but has the ability to extrapolate the bigger picture.
You have well-honed communication skills (written and verbal) that is impactful and can convey the so what concisely. Theres no point doing the best fieldwork if you cant get the reader interested in whats important and what needs to be done.
You demonstrate strong ownership of your accountabilities, a willingness to test and learn new ways of doing things and contribute towards the continuous improvement of both the Internal Audit Function and APRA overall.
Familiarity with the use of data analytics and/or visualisation tools is highly desirable.
Importantly, you possess a mindset that enables you to truly understand the objectives, challenges, and constraints of the stakeholders in your portfolio. When coupled with your highly advanced communication skills (written and verbal), you can provide pragmatic advice at the right time, and to the right degree of complexity
Key responsibilities:

Leading the delivery of audits focused on inherent risks of Divisions, performing frontline supervision and operational shared services activities.
Leading a highly motivated team to conduct an audit, or conducting an audit solo, whilst proactively ensuring auditees are updated regularly.
Maintaining high personal standards towards the timely completion of quality deliverables.
Undertaking value-adding activities outside of the Audit Plan, that contributes towards helping Divisions improve their control environment.
Maintaining an up-to-date understanding of APRAs strategic direction; in the context of Internal Audits responsibilities, and the implementation of Internal Audit programs that will effectively contribute to the discharge of those responsibilities.
Supporting the development and maintenance of the Internal Audit Plan, ensuring that it remains risk based and add value to Management.

Life at APRA :
This is an exciting time to join APRA; as there are lots of new opportunities to share ideas, and undertake training, growth, and career development. The role will gain exposure to each of APRAs Divisions, across all levels of the organisation. You will further develop your Audit competencies, whilst adding value to the business via contribution to our strategic initiatives, in the form of our control framework, and governance structure. APRA invests in contemporary technologies to enable our employees to achieve work life balance, via flexible working practices. We are dedicated to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaboration and continuous improvement.
APRA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability status.
If youre an audit or risk professional that is passionate about enhancing APRAs risk and control environment, whilst gaining exposure to a diverse range of stakeholders, wed love to hear from you.
new south wales, NSW, AU