Senior Audit Manager, Programme and Change Management

19 Mar 2017
22 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Senior Audit Manager, Programme and Change Management role is based within

The role of the Senior Audit Manager, Programme and Change Management is to
provide independent, objective assurance to management and the risk and audit
committees as to whether the framework of risk management, control, and
governance processes, as designed and represented by management, is adequate
and functioning.

The function comprises a number of Global teams (covering Global Business
Lines and Functions, Risk and HSBC Technology and Services (HTS) and Regional
Audit teams.

The role holder:
Undertakes programme and project audit activities as part of the Programme
team. Play an integral role in annual as well as ongoing audit planning Drive
the coordination and collaboration of a consistent delivery of audit work
across the Global Businesses and Global Functions Has the ability to work in
the main home market of one of the largest Banking Institutions in the world.
This role will support the audit program in the Strategy and Change Arena
which is a key part of delivering Global Strategy and achieving regulatory
compliance. Group Change Systems such as Clarity as well as other line of
business systems.

HSBC provides a substantial opportunity for capable people to move within the
Bank. Good performance is well rewarded and those who excel are sought out for
further development. Opportunities to work on all lines business (e.g.
Investment Bank, Private Bank) both in the UK and in other locations.

Occasional travel to other areas of the UK and internationally may be

There will be on the job coaching and training. There is also an Audit
Training programme which combines class room based learning with regular
WebEx's. Finally there are opportunities to gain formal qualifications as part
of ongoing development.

There will be networking events, social gathering with the wider team.

Your responsibilities will include:
Assists in the development of the annual audit plan and supports completion of
the plan. Leads the preparation of, prepares individual audit plans to ensure
that the scope, approach, resourcing and logistics of an audit are
appropriately planned. Obtains, analyses and syntheses information for
identifying weaknesses and reporting on the adequacy of the internal control
environment. Grades the materiality of audit findings, identifies root causes
and assesses the overall control risk and management awareness within the
auditee business. Work with INA on how Programme audit needs to help the
business change functions improve execution Ensure that the results of the
work performed by the team meets the expectations of audit and business
management and the regulators. Maintain consistent interaction with business
management. Liaison with external auditors and and/or regulators. Leads and
motivates an effective team which completes audit work to a high standard and
at all times maintains professional and constructive working relationships
with auditee management. Cascades functional strategy and operational goals
and gains commitment to them. Proactive interaction with other Audit and
Business Executives to leverage ideas and ensure consistent product, service
and process. Actively promote collaboration and sharing of ideas across Global
Internal Audit (GBL INA) departments and units. Maintain a leading edge
knowledge of best practice within audit, financial services and in the risk
environment. Understands the consequences of legal, compliance and governance
issues. Identify key business and operational risks and identify deficiencies
in the control infrastructure. Champions and embeds best practice management
and administrative procedures in own area. Manages complex issues and develops
resolution where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth review of
variable factors.


The ideal candidate for this role will have:
Relevant product knowledge including knowledge of Banking products and
services knowledge Experience working in relevant environments, i.e. Programme
Management and Project Management Office (PMO) Strong Programme Management
skills Role relevant qualifications, i.e. Professional certification (s)
preferred (Association of Chartered Accountants, CAMS, International
Compliance Association - Anti Money Laundering (ICA - AML), CIA, and CFE).
Availability to undertake the travel required for this role, i.e. Limited
International travel maybe required to EU and Regions outside the EU. Past
working experience in a relevant role, i.e. Internal audit, external audit is
desirable but not essential A track record of delivering significant change
which improves business effectiveness in sustainable ways Proven experience of
motivating others to deliver exceptional performance and long terms results
Proven experience of leading others and creating an environment that supports
and inspires people to develop and deliver Excellent written and spoken
communication skills with experience of successfully influencing others,
negotiating effectively and winning over audiences with compelling and
persuasive presentations Built effective networks both internally and
externally and created opportunities for others to work collaboratively
Promoted and led best practice in risk and compliance management in a similar

The base location for this role is Birmingham or Edinburgh

HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued,
respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that
fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and
opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment.

Salary: . Date posted: 02/03/2017