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Electronic/Algo Trading IT Auditor (Investment Bank exp)

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My client, an International Investment Bank based in London (you have to go in the office x 3 per week) are looking for an Electronic/Algo trading IT Auditor to join their growing team. This role offers sponsorship as long as you are based in the UK.

About the Electronic/Algo trading IT Audit role:

My client is seeking a Principal Auditor to join its Global Foreign Exchange (GFX), Rates and Global Electronic Trading audit team to drive audit coverage of GFX, Rates and Global Electronic Trading risks and controls globally. The role will be based in London and will report directly to the Principal Audit Manager (PAM) – FX, Rates and Global Electronic Trading (eTrading) team.

Your key responsibilities

  • Supports my clients in planning, executing and reporting the results of internal audits of controls over predominantly Electronic Trading related risks and controls.
  • Leads audit assignments, understand the importance of project management, drafts audit findings / reports for review by audit management, facilitates tracking of findings and validates closure of findings.
  • Undertakes all aspects of audit fieldwork in line with the agreed audit approach including identification of key risks, documentation of process flows and key controls, testing controls to determine whether they are properly designed and operating effectively independently, and documenting audit work in accordance with Group Audit’s (GA’s) methodology and standards.
  • Executes day-to-day operational audit work and contributes to the delivery of audits
  • Completes assigned audit work, including ad hoc projects and special investigations in line with agreed budgets.
  • Partners with other audit teams globally to ensure comprehensive audit coverage of Conduct & Supervision related risks and controls.

Your skills and experience

  • IT auditor with front to back Investment bank experience and someone who is able to build bridge between IT risks and controls and market conduct risks and how they could manifest themselves in Algo Trading environment
  • Significant external or internal auditing experience and ideally in Investment Banking in Electronic Trading Space or FX , Equities and Rates asset classes where the candidate has worked on Electronic / Algorithmic Trading Audits or covered some of the aspect of these businesses.
  • Being able to read simple codes for electronic offerings such as SQL And Python
  • Project management and planning skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Professional credentials, including degree level education and a relevant professional qualification but not mandatory e.g. ACA/CFA/MBA/FRM.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Information Technology

Focus: Information Security

Industry: Banking

Salary: £90,000 - £150,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Director

Location: England

Job Reference: 3N8FRJ-B82AAF49

Date posted: 22 May 2024

Consultant: Darius Goodarzi

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