BNY Mellon Careers

Sr Auditor- Finance

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description


Performs high quality, risk-focused fieldwork, in accordance with Internal Audit policies,

methodologies, and standards in order to identify meaningful issues, risks and other

exposures within Finance and Human Resources areas. Tests financial, operational and other

processes as per Audit procedures. Creates and maintains accurate and clear work documents.

Completes tasks efficiently (on time, on budget, accurately). Learns new businesses, processes

and regulations effectively and quickly. Communicates well with clients and Audit team

members. Engages in relevant training regarding audit, businesses, financial controls,

regulations or a particular specialty. Typically works on projects of moderate complexity that

would involve significant learning (regulatory regime, business model, processes) on each new

assignment. Must be able to quickly assimilate new information in order to analyze the risks

and controls effectively. Relevant knowledge of financial institutions and all applicable

regulatory requirements is expected. Should be able to think creatively as well as take

direction. Identify problems that are not consistent with past audits and begin to structure a

solution or remedy to address issue(s). Identify opportunities for the use of automation or

data analytics and make recommendations for software support requests. Need to display

flexible and adaptive problem solving skills due to the variety of operational and technological

infrastructures within the Company. Staff at this level will be expected to own sections of the

audit program and bring them to completion. Specialists may have different roles depending

on their department but all will need to be able to use their skills to find effective solutions to

problems as part of the day-to-day business. Learns business strategies, processes and

regulations effectively and quickly and is alert to the changing nature of risk. Conduct riskfocused

audits that can have a negative impact of business continuity. Appropriately analyze

control environment and develop effective audit steps to test controls where necessary in line

with the new methodology. Conclude on the level of residual risk. Demonstrates these skills

through, for example, thoughtful analysis of business processes and issue identification, as

well as discussions with the project leader and auditees. The individual works closely with an

Auditor-In-Charge (AIC) and other Auditors on each project. Additionally the individual would

work closely with clients both in learning the business and testing controls. This requires both

good oral and written communications skills and an ability to be sensitive to the needs of

clients and team members. Must be able to keep sensitive information confidential and know

how to use appropriately. Must be able to know when to elevate potential audit issues as

soon as they are identified to the AIC. No direct reports. Demonstrates leadership through

work guidance and training of less experienced peers and through advice to assigned clients.

Contributes to the achievement


College degree or equivalent. 4 year degree in accounting or finance; other subjects may be
applicable for specialties preferred. 3 years relevant experience.

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: 85001
Job: Audit
Organization: Audit Enterprise Function-HR07987
Requisition Number: 1908167