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Senior Auditor - Finance

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Auditor - Finance, to join our Group Internal Audit division, based in Edinburgh.  You'll audit capital management, treasury and liquidity - the workings of the bank from the money perspective, which is at the coal face for finance audit.


Group Finance includes central finance areas, specialist teams and divisional finance teams which supporting our front-line businesses. Our specialist teams are; Group Chief Accountant's, Group Corporate Finance, Group Finance Business and Executive Support, Group Financial Planning and Analysis, Group Internal Audit, Global Services Finance, Group Strategy, Group Tax, Group Treasury, and Investor Relations.


An integral part of Group Finance, Group Internal Audit is located across the globe with over 600 employees providing executive management with opinions on how their businesses are managing risks. These activities include the management and divestment of non-core assets, and global management of operational, regulatory, credit and market risks. Group Internal Audit’s responsibility is to help the Group return to standalone strength and respond quickly and effectively to challenges. 


In the Finance and Treasury audit team you are responsible for providing assurance on the critical processes that support Financial and Regulatory reporting and Treasury risk management. The Finance and Treasury audit team is recruiting in response to the significant changes that the Group is facing, in combination with the challenges arising from regulatory developments in IFRS, Basel and coming from the FCA.

As a Senior Auditor in the Finance and Treasury team, you will operate as a team member on audits, generally acting under the direction of team leaders. Your involvement in any specific engagement may range from one or two days to several weeks of fieldwork, spanning preparation, fieldwork and reporting.

As a Senior Auditor, you will deliver an audit using the Group Internal Audit methodology. You will interact with other audit teams and clients in various Finance / Treasury functions across the Group.

You will provide assurance on the control model for the Group Finance functions, including Group Chief Accountants, Global Finance Services, Group Tax, Group Treasury and Group Financial Planning & Analysis.

As the Group Finance function is split over these locations, you will be travelling frequently between London and Edinburgh.

In this role you will not only be dealing with technically complex processes, but you will also be operating in an environment that is under increased scrutiny from the regulators across the globe and at a bank that is subject to unprecedented change programmes.

  Work experience in the financial services industry or in an internal/external audit function is essential in this role. A qualification in Finance, banking, accounting, audit or risk management is desirable. A successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Chartered Accountant or equivalent
  • Audit experience or relevant knowledge of Finance/Treasury (Capital and Liquidity Management)
  • High level knowledge of Finance/Treasury in a global financial services organisation

In addition, detailed knowledge in any one of the following areas is required:

  • Risk Weighted Assets
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) with specific knowledge and experience with IAS 39, IFRS 7 and IFRS 9
  • Basel II and III
  • RBS Group Financial and Regulatory reporting systems
  • Financial planning and forecasting

In return, we offer an excellent employee salary and 30% cash and benefit funding programme which can be tailored to suit your individual needs. In addition to financial benefits, we offer a wide selection of exclusive lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your own work-life priorities. For more information on our benefits visit http://www.jobs.rbs.com/uk/you-and-rbs


Please note as part of our referencing process credit checks will be undertaken.


If you're experiencing any technical issues when applying for this role please contact us explaining the nature of the problem.


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