Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 10
The Location: The ideal candidate will be based in either Colorado or New York and report into the office on a hybrid work schedule.
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.
The Team: S&P Global Internal Audit team is a global and diverse team providing independent and objective assurance on the control environment for the business and operations of the company to the Board of Directors and executive management. Internal Audit reports functionally to the S&P Global Audit Committee and administratively to the Company's President & CEO.
The Corporate Functions team is a critical unit of the global Internal Audit function and performs audits focusing on business operations, compliance and regulatory areas. Reporting to the Director, Corporate Functions, you will be performing reviews of key Enterprise Functions audit engagements including but not limited to Finance, Human Resources, Legal Affairs, Compliance, Risk Management, Marketing & Communications. In addition, this key role will support integrated audits collaborating closely with other Internal Auditors to execute key reviews globally.
The Impact: The Audit Analyst provides support for audit and advisory reviews performed globally. You will gain an understanding of processes and key controls, identify control gaps, evaluate risks, build strong ties with the business, and assist in assessing the overall internal control environment.
What's in it for you: You will interact with key process owners and colleagues across the Company. You will also be responsible for completing the audits and projects as outlined in the Internal Audit Plan and play a critical role in assessing the effectiveness of the control environment and providing value added recommendations across the organization. You will gain a robust understanding of the operations of all divisions and functions within the company. You will leverage cutting edge digital next generation capabilities and data analytics practices to improve the audit testing techniques. The role provides opportunities to be flexible by adopting Agile methodology to perform audits.
Plan and execute integrated audits, risk assessing processes, carrying out effective testing and evaluating the related control environment in accordance with department and IIA standards
Prepare audit reports, including performing root cause analysis to support and draft audit findings
Collaborate with management to identify appropriate action plans to address the root cause and findings, and follow up with management to ensure timely implementation and completion
Effectively lead discussions throughout all phases of the audit process (planning, field work and reporting), including key audit status meetings, fieldwork closing and audit exit meetings
Work closely with audit staff, your manager and the audit leadership team to support audit engagements and special projects
Prioritize and organize time and workload to meet objectives and deadline set by your manager
This role is expected to be an individual contributor with limited oversight
What We're Looking For:
An effective communicator, in both verbal and written form, and an analytical thinker who employs logic and persuasion to influence with diplomacy and tact
A proactive, innovative, collegial team player who can be accountable and absorb/integrate ideas from diverse views, create partnerships and collaborate with others
Nimble in learning and support the implementation of agile techniques
Candidate with strong interest to learn, embrace agile auditing techniques, adoption of data analytics and emerging tools to strengthen quality of audit execution
Experienced audit professional with progressive and diverse internal control and auditing skills in financial services internal audit or related roles in control function organizations
Experience/exposure with different data analytics tools (such as Tableau, Alteryx, Power BI, etc.)
Minimum 5 years of experience of full-time financial auditing through planning audits, conducting audit procedures, and preparing audit reports
Experience with integrated audits, electronic work papers and standard productivity tools
Strong academic and professional credentials including undergraduate degree
Willing to travel (domestic and international), limited to 10 - 15%
Professional certifications preferred but not required (CIA, CAMS, CRMA, etc.)
Compensation/Benefits Information (This section is only applicable to US candidates): S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $80,000 to $120,000 . Final base salary for this role will be based on the individual's geographical location as well as experience and qualifications for the role. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, please click here .
Equal Opportunity Employer S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.
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