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Audit Project Leader- (Wealth Management Audit)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Operates as a member of the Wealth Management Audit team and has responsibility for specific procedures and results as agreed upon with his or her manager, i.e., head of a project relating to an audit or audit project. The individual contributor's success is attributable primarily to his or her own efforts.  Leads testing of financial, operational and other processes as per Audit policies, methodologies, and standards.  Able to identify meaningful issues and track fieldwork and emerging issues to completion Completes tasks efficiently (on time, on budget, accurately). Communicates well with clients and Audit team members; able to interact effectively with senior managers and to manage Audit team members. Engages in relevant training regarding audit, businesses, financial controls, regulations.  If managing, manages people on discrete projects on a consistent basis with little oversight.  The people will change from project to project. Projects may be of various levels of complexity but are likely to involve a significant level of understanding of regulatory regimes, business models and processes for each new assignment.  Must be able to think beyond past routines about new issues or risks since the last audit took place.   Take ownership of the projects or other work assigned to you and ensure that audits are carried out correctly and in a timely manner.  Audits should be completed in accordance with all Internal Audit standards. Demonstrate effective use of the new methodology.  Gain proficiency in the new workpaper system and use both to enhance the efficiency of your work.  Complete audits within budgeted hours and target dates.  Learns business strategies, processes and regulations effectively and quickly and is alert to the changing nature of risk.   Demonstrates these skills through, for example, thoughtful analysis of business processes, risk assessment, and issue identification/ communication, as well as effective risk identification in audits and other projects.  Add value to client management through thoughtful analysis of current issues and effective communication with business managers both in person and in writing.   Use appropriate judgment with regard to issue priority and communication.  Follow-up and validate sustainable resolution of issues on a timely basis.  Ensure your manager is aware of any issues or problems.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant critical thinking specialty such as MIS, DIS, Computer Science, Mathematics preferred. MBA, CPA, CFA or related certifications preferred. Modelers - Advanced degree (PhD) in Math, Statistics, Physics, Economics or Engineering preferred. 7-10 years of total work experience preferred. Prior experience in Audit or the relevant specialty area preferred. Additional core skill requirements include understanding of the applied and interpretation of analytics results for Audit, critical thinking and problem solving. Requires at least 25% travel. 
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Internal Jobcode: 85003
Job: Audit
Organization: Audit Investment Management-HR07984
Requisition Number: 1802618