Buckingham Search

Auditor - Asset Management

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

As an Auditor – Asset Management, you will join a global team of 140+ audit professional working with a team in Chicago as well as team members & business partners both nationally & in countries around the world. In this role, you will have the opportunity to expand and apply your experiences & skills while developing and executing audit approaches, demonstrating professional skepticism to understand processes and controls, and applying analytical skills to review information and identify control weaknesses. Working across a number of organizational levels, this role is responsible for developing and maintaining high-trust relationships to help the team produce a work product that adheres to the Institute of Internal Auditors International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Audit Services’ methodology.

Principal Responsibilities:

• Develop and demonstrate an understanding of business processes, risks, and controls, along with an understanding of relevant laws, industry changes, and the impact of technology
• Identify and analyze risks, plan and prioritize audit project tasks for on-time delivery, conduct interviews, observe operations, document and analyze processes and controls, document the reliability and quality of data sources, develop and perform audit tests, document work papers, and produce quality issues
• Assist with ad hoc projects as necessary (e.g., updating audit universe auditable entities, risk-based audit cycling analysis, etc.)


• Bachelor's degree from accredited institution
• Professional credentials such as: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is desired
• Two (2) to four (4) years of professional experience in a financial institution or in a public auditing/consulting firm (FS Clients) - candidates with Asset Management or Wealth Management internal audit is preferred
• Developing communication skills to enable: 1) discussion of the business and risk with internal team members, 2) effective use of forms of communication (i.e. instant message, email, phone call, or meeting), and 3) effective written communication
• Developing exposure to control frameworks such as: COSO Internal Control Integrated Framework and COBIT Information and Related Technology Framework, as well as project management and change methodologies
• Ability and interest to build relationships across multiple time zones in a fast paced environment
• Ability to perform ad hoc projects with flexibility and professional creativity
• Ability to diagnose problems, determine root causes, and identify

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2023

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