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Auditor - Model Risk - Edinburgh

Up to £40,500 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1941 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 May 2022
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with a retail bank headquartered in Edinburgh, to help source a Model Risk Auditor.

The role holder will work closely with senior audit colleagues to deliver the audit plan. Additionally, the successful candidate will engage with stakeholders, using knowledge to provide insights and promote improvements in the banks risk and control environment.

This is an exciting high-profile opportunity to support the delivery of independent assurance and opinion on a key strategic priority for the Bank.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop auditing capabilities and be able to lead and deliver audits to time, quality, and budget
  • Grow specialist knowledge and network, becoming recognised inside and outside the department for expert insight
  • Be innovative and adopt a mindset of continuous improvement
  • Contribute to the development of the audit plan
  • Display accountable behaviours and values

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • A solid quantitative background with 2-3 years of credit risk focused analytical experience, including the use of SAS
  • Awareness of regulatory requirements for IRB, IFRS9, forecasting and stress testing models would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of risk and control
  • Experience of working within an Audit or Risk Oversight function beneficial
  • Critical thinker who can positively influence others to think differently
  • Collaborative team player with a growth mindset and an appetite to learn and develop
  • Strong planning and organisational skills, proven ability to deliver to timelines, experience with managing and delivering multiple tasks
  • The ability to communicate and build relationships with internal stakeholders during audit and non-audit interactions
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and experience of producing high quality outputs; excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of using Agile project management principles and ways of working would also be beneficial