Audit Project Leader (Modeler)

Job Description

Performing high quality, risk-focused fieldwork, in accordance with Internal Audit policies, methodologies, and standards in order to identify meaningful issues, risks and other exposures related to model risk in Finance’s Corporate Treasury functions, and Risk Management areas focusing on the Enterprise-wide management of Operational, Market, and Credit risks. The position requires special skills (eg. mathematical, statistical, quantitative, economic, and business knowledge and modeling experience). This individual has a unique and advanced skill set that warrants additional tactical responsibility. Auditors at this level will be expected exercise good judgment and work, at times, independently. Tests model development and model validation processes as per the Supervisory Guidance on Model Risk Management and the Bank’s Model Risk Management policies, standards, and procedures. Creates and maintains accurate and clear work documents. Complete tasks efficiently (on time, on budget, accurately). Learns new businesses, processes and regulations effectively and quickly. Begin to supervise/mentor/guide other auditors on teams. Engages in relevant training regarding audit, businesses, financial controls, regulations or a modeling specialty. Demonstrates understanding of business knowledge and processes through flowcharting, workpapers, analysis, issue identification and discussions with managers, project leaders, and auditees. Work on projects of great complexity that involves significant understanding of the regulatory requirements, business models and processes for each assignment. Must be able to quickly assimilate new information in order to analyze the risks and controls effectively. Leverages advanced business knowledge or experience in order to practice strategic or systemic results. Must be able to think creatively, take direction and offer guidance if necessary. Specialists may have different roles depending on their department but all will need to be able to use their skills to fins effective solutions to problems as part of the day-to-day business. Contribute to highly technical and specialized audit issues with advanced skill sets or business knowledge not readily available in the department. Identify problems that are not consistent with past audits and structure solutions and remedies to bring issues to resolution. Actively take part in advancing recommendations. This level of Auditor is proficient with programming languages used for model development and validation, such as Matlab, R, C++, Python, etc. leverages knowledge of business strategies, processes and regulations in order to effectively and quickly anticipate the changing nature of risk. Demonstrates these skills through advanced analysis of business processes and issue identification, as well as discussions with the audit manager and auditees. The individual works closely with an Audit Manager, other Auditors, and auditees (the client) on each project. 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.




Qualifications: Advanced Degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or other quantitative fields are required; Strong quantitative and analytical background coupled with strong theoretical foundation and good communication skills preferred. 6 years modeling / quantitative experience. 6-8 years relevant experience including experience in model audit or the relevant specialty area such as model development, model validation, stress testing, and capital planning.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Our ambition is to build the best global team – one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve – and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 85003
Job: Audit
Organization: Audit Enterprise Function-HR07987
Requisition Number: 1918311