Capital Markets Audit Vacancy

Up to £136,000 per annum, £20k cash bens, bonus, London, Permanent

This major global banking group seeks a Senior Manager to lead a team of up to 6 people with responsibility to support the Audit Partner in delivering the audit plan through appropriate planning and resource management, managing the on-going relationship with Group Finance, Treasury and HR, and to provide leadership for a team of professionals within the team

You must have:

  • Either significant financial services experience in internal audit or Big4 or significant experience in a finance function in banking.
  • Banking product knowledge and technical accounting knowledge (IAS 39, IFRS 7, IFRS 9)
  • Sound understanding of Basel 2 and Basel 3


The role will cover Group Finance and HR, including regulatory reporting,
tax, treasury and financial reporting. The Senior Manager is responsible for
managing a portfolio of audits, for maintaining relationships in Group Finance and for
driving the Finance audit opinion. You will interact with divisional Finance auditors to ensure seamless audit coverage across the Group.

The successful candidate will have audit or accounting experience in the financial services industry at a senior level. The candidate needs to have proven leadership skills and a flair for developing relationships and interacting confidently at
executive / senior level.


  • To manage the delivery of a portfolio of audits to time and plan sing the Audit methodology to quality standards.
  • Line manage a team of Senior Auditors and Audit Managers (typically 3-6)
  • Ensure audits are properly resourced and down time is minimised Support the Audit
  • Partner and Audit Director in providing motivation and direction for the audit team
  • Manage underperformance and develop career paths for top talent
  • Provide on-going feedback on performance
  • Carry out performance reviews
  • Coach and develop staff

Key Skills:

  • Proven leadership skills and significant people management experience
  • Qualified Accountant – (e.g. ACA, ACCA with significant post qualified experience)
  • Relationship management experience in the financial industry
  • Previous experience working within an audit function