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  • Impactful work that helps make a difference to the Australian people
  • Opportunity to work on diverse audit engagements across the bank
  • Access to a wide-range of staff benefits, including gym facilities, fitness classes and café

Do work that makes a difference

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Audit Team Leader to join the Reserve Bank’s Audit team.

The role will lead a team of professionals and will drive a collaborative and business partnering approach. You will ensure activities operate within the context of the Risk Framework and ensure that Audit findings contain the appropriate context and insight to provide reasonable assurance to the Reserve Bank’s Audit Committee on the effectiveness of the organisation’s risk management and the strength and effectiveness of internal controls.

You are manager in a Big 4 or in large audit team looking to make a move. You will provide independent and objective advice and deliver audit services that contribute to the Bank's strategic goals and develop client relationships. You will be comfortable working in an agile environment, leading teams to work end to end and delivering to multiple stakeholders with a collaborative approach. You will need to take a business-focused and relationship-oriented approach, adding value through your strong audit and risk management experience. We’re looking for someone to be prepared to look at things differently and challenge constructively where required.

Your team

Audit is responsible for conducting independent appraisals of the Reserve Bank's activities, functions and operations to ensure that an adequate framework of internal controls has been established and is operating effectively.

You will work on diverse audit engagements across the bank with the opportunity to be strategic and make a change. You will have experience managing small and large teams and will increase the capability of others by undertaking and demonstrating the completion of complex and difficult audit tasks. The work environment is collaborative, friendly and supporting with adequate support to work from home.

Your background

In addition to strong technical audit and assurance capability, the successful candidate will have strong business partnering and stakeholder management capabilities, and be a strategic and agile thinker. Being able to see the bigger picture and flow-on impacts across the Bank’s ecosystem will be critical.

 To be successful in this critical role you will possess;

  • 5+ years’ experience in internal audit/assurance/consulting experience with prior or present experience with one of the firms at a Manager level.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in IS, data science, business, finance or related disciplines.
  • Membership of a professional auditing institute or body (e.g. IIA or ISACA)
  • Membership of a professional accounting or data science body CA/CPA/ACS.
  • Demonstrated experience leading, developing and motivating small and large team of auditors who exercise independence in their work.  Shape an environment and team culture that embodies the RBA’s values and ways of working.
  • Clear and succinct communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to ensure methodical documentation of work plans, testing results, conclusions and recommendations; follow up on findings and corrective actions.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information is essential.
  • Exposure to internal or external auditing underpinned by data analytics within the banking and financial services sector/global professional services firm delivering outsourced internal audit services.
  • Strong analytical skills, data analysis and interrogation skills. (Analysis and visualisations).
  • Detailed understanding of the internal audit methodology, audit standards and IIA requirements.
  • Understanding of financial, process and system controls and established risk management frameworks (for example COSO).
  • Understanding of Internal auditing’s role in corporate governance and its key relationships with the audit committee, board, and executive and operating management.

 Your development & career

Working for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the Australian people, we can offer development and career opportunities in a collaborative environment that supports people’s growth, wellbeing and promotes flexibility.

About Reserve Bank of Australia

The RBA pursues national economic policy objectives and undertakes a range of associated activities in financial markets and banking. It also issues Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contributes to the welfare of the Australian people.

Our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives, whether directly or in a supporting capacity. As a values driven organisation, our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry, we treat one another with respect, while promoting the public interest in our efforts. 

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

 *For further details about the role please refer to the position description D21/39094 (internal only)

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