Senior Audit Group Manager

Competitive + benefits
07 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


Manages comprehensive activities related to a specific aspect of the controls environments. This would typically encompass all aspects of the review of the risk management and internal control environment for a large business groups, but could also encompass a specialty, for example, managing all aspects of the portfolio review of certain businesses.

An Audit Manager oversees all activities relating to the planning, implementation and quality execution of an audit, audit project, or specialty assignment (i.e., Credit Risk Review, Professional Practices). In any role, an Audit Manager would be responsible for providing thorough and reliable information to senior management (of businesses and/or Audit) and thoughtful recommendations for action or improvement. Manages and directs implementation of all aspects of an audit group.

Responsible for quality output, including written reports or presentation, the quality of ideas and research, and for assessments of risk and other decision variables. Manages and develops direct reports and their teams, including timely feedback, training and career development. Models BNY Mellon integrity and standards in all interactions. Monitors business, regulatory, financial development related to broad lines of business responsibility. Builds and maintains key client relationships; is a trusted advisor to clients in enhancing the control environment and operational efficiency.

Engages in relevant training regarding audit, businesses, financial controls, regulations and ensures appropriate training and career development for all levels of professionals in his/her group. Able to manage multiple ongoing projects and relationships while responding to unplanned, critical needs. Able to think quickly and use experience to prioritize work flow for self and team.

Will be called upon to investigate, resolve, or assess unexpected situations and provide thoughtful analysis and feedback quickly. Understands business strategies, processes and regulations effectively and quickly, and embeds this knowledge in his / her work product. Monitor business, regulatory and financial developments and related risks for assigned line(s) of business. Translate a strategic view into an appropriate Audit Universe/Risk Assessment and Audit Plan that prioritizes efforts appropriately.

The individual will interact with senior members of the Audit team, external parties (Auditors) and senior business partners. The ability to develop and retain relationships is important, as are oral and written communications skills.


  • Proven background from financial services and/or banking industry
  • Teamwork and management skills (360 degrees) must be present or developed for success in this role.
  • 4 year degree or equivalent.
  • 4 year degree in accounting or finance or other related field. MBA, CPA, CFA or related certifications preferred.
  • 5 years relevant experience.
  • 5-10 years relevant experience including at least 3 years in internal or external audit or relevant specialty area preferred.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Please note that you must be legally authorised to work in the United Kingdom in order to be eligible for this role as visa sponsorship is not provided.