BNY Mellon Careers

Audit Director (Operational Risk)

New York, New York

Job Description


Manages audit activities for Operational Risk including the design and coordination of global audit testing. Directly responsible for information regarding the quality and effectiveness of risk management and internal controls. Develops and maintains senior management and regulatory relationships. Responsible for the quality of their group’s work and the implementation if divisional initiatives and goals. Applies diverse experience across businesses, specialties, or countries to bring a multi-faceted view and objective judgment to the role.


Manages and directs implementation of all aspects of an audit group or specialty, including relationship management as well as work product.  Responsible for quality of risk assessment, evaluated on decision-making ability as well as business or specialty knowledge. Translates a strategic view into an appropriate Audit Universe/Risk Assessment and Audit Plan that prioritizes efforts appropriately. Assesses resource levels and considers broad human resource goals (diversity, succession planning), training and development, timely feedback. Demonstrates subject matter (specialty) expertise and/or provides global coverage. Manages senior management relationships and provides advice. Consults with senior management on emerging and recurring risks and broad solutions to control themes.  Provides knowledge sharing and support of intellectual capital in a specialized technical area within audit groups or across the department. Participates in cross-governance relationships and activities. Maintains relationships with other governance areas, regulators, and external auditors. Works in partnership with other Audit management members to share knowledge, assistance, and staff development across groups.  Serves as expert resource, leading others in creating and maintaining accurate and clear work documents, completing tasks on time, on budget, and accurately and quickly learning new businesses, processes, and regulations. Monitors business, regulatory and financial developments and related risks for multiple lines of business. Understands business strategies, processes and regulations and interprets Audit applications.  Develops relationships with senior management of business or governance groups, regulators, and external auditors, as well as with Audit division management. Builds and maintains key client relationships, serving as a trusted advisor in enhancing the control environment and operational efficiency.  Solves complex problems with flexible, creative solutions while managing multiple initiatives simultaneously. Prioritizes workflows. Investigates unexpected situations, providing comprehensive analysis and resolution. 




  Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Degree in accounting, finance, or relevant specialty preferred. CIA, MBA, CPA, CFA or related certifications preferred. 12-15 years of total work experience, with 3-5 years of management experience, preferred. Prior experience in Audit and Operational Risk Management / Enterprise Risk Management preferred. Additional core skill requirements include understanding of the applied and interpretation of analytics results for Audit, critical thinking and problem solving.    
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 85008
Job: Audit
Organization: Audit Enterprise Function-HR07987
Requisition Number: 1813327