This role is for a AVP/Vice President – Audit Manager to join the Latin America Audit team reporting to the Regional Corporate and Investment Bank Audit Manager, based in Brazil. The Corporate and Investment Bank Auditor will be engaged in the Corporate and Investment Bank sector audit coverage of the region across different countries and line of businesses. Additionally the Auditor will be engaged in the CIB Compliance audit coverage. The Audit Manager will also have to maintain strong working relationships with and providing Corporate and Investment Bank control related advice to regional and business stakeholders as well as planning, execution and documentation of the results of his/her work for audits conducted. The Corporate and Investment Bank Auditor will provide audit coverage of key CIB products and services including TS (Transaction Services), Trade Services, Trade Finance, Loans, IB (Investment Bank). Also audit coverage on Markets products and services such as Investor Services (Custody&Clearing services) is a plus. The position will require ongoing interaction with regional management and close partnership with line of business audit teams.
The role is an excellent opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of and exposure to many areas of JP Morgan Chase including the various CIB - Corporate and Investment Bank products and services in different businesses. The candidate will have opportunities to help drive and influence positive change through-out the organization by providing recommendations to management on how to improve various business processes.
Given the strategic growth plans for JP Morgan Chase in the region, there is a need to keep abreast of business activity projects and to dynamically adjust the audit plan to reflect the changing risk profile of the region, as well as identify emerging trends and issues, and actively influence and work with management to address them.
The candidate must be an experienced professional who possesses strong auditing skills and a strong understanding of internal control systems within a financial institution. This individual should be a strong and hands-on team player, able to multi-task, and work under pressure in a dynamic business environment.
Partner with the Regional Corporate and Investment Bank Audit Manager to assess the control environment of the CIB functions based in America Latina, with a view to providing recommendations to management for improvement where weaknesses are identified.
Partner with the Regional Corporate and Investment Bank and Business Team Leaders to execute the Latin America Corporate and Investment Bank audit plan covering products and services such as TS (Transaction Services), Trade Services, Trade Finance, Loans and Investment Bank (Debit and Capital Market, M&A, Equities and Capital Market).
Be able to identify risks and prioritize audit work as part of a risk based audit program.
Risk assessment, control identification, coordination and execution of audit work, development of audit testing, and ongoing continuous monitoring of different businesses and functions.
Partner with colleagues, stakeholders and control functions to evaluate, test and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls with appropriate recommendations for improvement. This may be delivered through specific audit reviews or through ongoing involvement in major activities or projects.
Be able to perform and lead the audit execution and fieldwork independently and efficiently within defined targets.
Flexible and adaptable to dynamically changing work environments.
Communicate audit results and issues effectively, verbally and in written form, as well as articulate complex issues and themes to senior level stakeholders.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Accounting or related discipline with a minimum of 5 years of work experience in control functions.
Ability to build strong partnerships across business audit teams through a proactive, open and communicative approach through all aspects of planning, execution and reporting.
Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects concurrently in an efficient and effective manner.
Excellent communication (i.e. verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management, and influence change.
Works well individually and in teams, shares information, supports colleagues and staff.
Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability.
Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner with minimal supervision
Certified Auditor considered an advantage.
Solid understanding of internal control concepts with the ability to evaluate and determine the adequacy of controls.
Experience in planning, overseeing and executing audits in accordance with professional standards.
Fluent in English (verbal and written), fluency in Spanish considered an advantage.