Senior Auditor
Location:
Posted:
November 07, 2016
Reference:
146415
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Job Description
Senior Auditor
The Senior Auditor will participate in detail testing and field work for assigned audits within the Corporate Audit Team.
Perform assigned medium to complex level audit work using the Division's audit methodology to evaluate risk, determine control objectives and verify the extent to which client control techniques meet objectives
Exercise discretion and judgment with regard to matters of significance, such as identifying and assessing risks and associated mitigating controls with an aim to improve the control environment.
Independently devise effective, risk-based and efficient tests of key controls.
Obtain and analyze complex evidentiary data as a basis for drafting an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls of the activities being reviewed.
Execute and document audit work and conclude on the audit test results and overall effectiveness of controls.
Review and appraise corrective actions taken to improve deficient conditions.
Document audit work in accordance with Division and industry standards.
On occasion, supervise audit professionals and perform project management on audits
Assist in the drafting of audit reports in accordance with Division standards to clearly communicate risks and core audit issues
Identify and report all risk and compliance issues, breaches and suspicious activities
Act in accordance with Risk Excellence as part of our Way Ahead foundation
Perform other duties as required

Qualifications
Skills
BSBA degree required - Accounting, Finance, and Business Administration.
Audit experience preferred in public accounting or internal audit, focusing on Financial Services - custody, asset management, capital markets, alternative investments, etc.
A CPA, CIA is a plus.
The candidate must have strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills
The candidate must have the willingness to develop core competencies in risk based audit methodology.
 Travel - up to 25% globally.

Job Opening ID
State Street Job ID: 
146415

Location
Boston, MA

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