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Technology Risk Assurance - Assistant Manager - Financial Services Data

Employer
BDO
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive + benefits
Closing date
24 Mar 2024
Reference
R07369

Job Details

Technology Risk Assurance - Assistant Manager - Financial Services Data Controls

Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions entrepreneurial organisations need to navigate today’s changing world.

We work with the companies that are Britain’s economic engine - ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy - and directly advise the owners and management teams leading them.

We’ll broaden your horizons

The Technology Risk Assurance (TRA) team sits right at the heart of the Audit practice. We leverage our deep technical expertise to evaluate the risks associated with the use of technology for businesses in a number of sectors - from Consumer Markets, Retail, Technology Media & Telecoms, Natural Resources, Energy & Shipping and Financial Services. We use data analytics procedures to look for trends, anomalies and also understand IT and business processes whilst identifying the risks. It’s exciting and interesting work that can include evaluating risks around emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics Process Automation (RPA) as well as cyber related risks.

We’ll help you succeed

The work we do is underpinned by quality. We deliver audits which are trusted and transparent which can be relied upon by companies and their stakeholders.

You’ll be someone who is comfortable working pro-actively and, managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with Senior Managers, Directors, and BDO’s Partners. You’ll help deliver accurate and transparent reporting to all relevant stakeholders as you provide long term value.

You’ll be someone with:
  • Experience of providing assurance through re-performance using data analytics (SAS, SQL, Python, VBA, R)
  • Experience in IFRS9 Expected Credit Loss model review - code review, assessing key data risks around assumptions, logic, data sources, PDs, EADs, LGDs and ECL for commercial banks/credit provider
  • Prior experience of utilising Power Bi data visualisation to create interactive dashboards for identifying and assessing risks at planning stage of audit
  • Knowledge and experience of developing high quality efficient audit strategies that are data focused
  • Previous exposure to interpreting the financial audit impact of IT risks and control weaknesses and Integrating Data Analytics testing into an external audit approach
  • Strong communication skills as you will be the main point of contact for the data analytics engagement in front of audited entities, the audit team, and other internal BDO teams
  • Experience of providing on-going support and training to junior and newer members of the team, and ensuring that our high quality audit standards are maintained


You’ll be able to be yourself; we’ll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to our business. We’re committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task at hand.

At BDO, we’ll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We’re in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO’s core values and we’re proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we’ll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you’ll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value and satisfying experiences at work, so we’ve invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO’s people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we’ll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you’ll never stop learning at BDO.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we’re always finding new ways to invest in you. Across the UK thousands of unique minds continue to come together to help companies we work with to achieve their ambitions.

We’ve got a clear purpose, and we’re confident in our future, because we’re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

Company

When the most ambitious, entrepreneurial, and high-growth businesses need accountancy advice, they turn to BDO. The work our Audit team does is essential, not just to BDO, but to the whole economy. Working across a variety of sectors, we verify the accuracy of our entrepreneurial businesses’ financial statements for stakeholders, including shareholders, governments, tax authorities, banks, and customers, ensuring the stability and authenticity of the financial market.

We’re as dedicated to helping our people succeed as we are our entrepreneurial businesses. We encourage an independent and entrepreneurial approach to everything our people do. You'll be supported to apply your style of working and use your initiative to solve problems in a way that achieves optimum outcomes and complements the team's abilities.

Flexibility is fundamental to the future of our operation and it’s a future we’re looking forward to. As we evolve to new ways of working, finding the balance of work and life – prioritising client results while learning lessons and finding advantages from disruptions. Our teams are dynamic and diverse by design. We see the value in everybody's unique experience and expertise – finding strength where they overlap and innovation where they differ.

As you’d expect we offer a competitive salary and first-class benefits package, but our people tell us it's the autonomy, variety and collaboration that really draws them in to build a career with us. We're offering you the opportunity to build on your skills and make your mark by making key decisions and delivering a real impact for entrepreneurial businesses.

Company info
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BDO
Location
55 Baker Street
London
W1U 7EU
United Kingdom

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