Auditor, Senior Associate, Hybrid

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
29 Jun 2022
01 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
We are looking for Auditors, Senior Associate level, who would like to start their career with Corporate Audit. You will work with a team of professionals to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of controls designed to ensure the businesses are complying with relevant regulatory requirements and corporate policy and procedures. In this role you will be based out in Boston, Massachusetts.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Auditor, Senior Associate you will
  • Assist in the performance of audits, specifically focusing on fieldwork and testing the internal control environment of State Street Corporation, globally.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in evaluating and testing internal controls, assess risks and in applying audit skills.
  • Complete audit work papers and memoranda by documenting audit tests and findings in an automated workpaper program.
  • Communicate audit progress and findings by preparing reports and providing information in meetings.
  • Develop and write-up audit findings and make recommendations for review by the Senior Auditor and Audit Manager.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies, Corporate Audit procedures, The Institute of Internal Audit Standards and industry regulations.
  • Stays abreast of industry developments including but not limited to changes in industry regulations.
  • As skills develop, will be given increasing responsibilities to make independent decisions within the limited scope of the audit assignment.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong analytical skills, the ability to prioritize and solid time management skills.
  • Able to learn audit skills and techniques in a relatively short period of time.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to be able to interact with Senior Management of State Street Corporation.
  • Willingness to develop core competencies for financial services auditors and follow the guidelines established by Corporate Audit.
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written, and be able to research industry regulations when necessary.
  • Willingness and able to develop overall product knowledge and business unit knowledge of State Street Corporation over time.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree - undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Quantitative Economics, Mathematics, Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology with a strong academic background.

Additional requirements
This role may require occasional travel both domestically and internationally to State Street locations around the globe.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street's COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.

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