Audit Manager, Enterprise Wide Risk

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)

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The Business

We're hiring a Audit Managers to cover Enterprise Wide Risk, based in London, Edinburgh or Manchester
  • This Audit Manager role in the Internal Audit Trading Risk, Risk Capital & Modelling team will see you play a significant part in mitigating any risks across our Enterprise Wide Risk function
  • You can make a tangible difference to the bank’s future, while gaining invaluable experience in a large and complex organisation, and working alongside well-respected industry figures

What you'll do

Enterprise Wide Risk Management deals with risks that manifest themselves at the aggregate level of the bank, taking a strategic, bank-wide view of risk management, and supporting the  way we manage all types of risk at an entity level.

This important role will place you at the heart of the bank’s third line of defence, providing independent, objective testing and assurance. You will provide robust challenging insight and assistance on audits covering Enterprise Wide Risk Management activities including risk assessment, Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP), integrated stress testing, risk models, risk management and risk reporting. You’ll work with the Senior Audit Manager and business stakeholders to scope out audits, developing your understanding of the business’s key risks and controls and formulating an appropriate and robust testing plan, before leading your engagement team in its execution. You'll succeed in this role by:

  • Leading your team through the engagement stage, effectively managing work and resources, and setting standards of excellence
  • Delivering sometimes complex audits on time and to budget, and to an excellent standard
  • Leading the production of high quality written reports which detail any issues identified
  • Contributing to managing the discussion with key business stakeholders, leading to final issue acceptance and remediation
  • Building and developing key relationships at senior levels in the organisation

You will also have the opportunity to diversify your knowledge and experience through contributing to market risk, counterparty credit risk, and other high profile audits.

The skills you'll need

We’re looking for a strong, established internal auditor or outstanding risk manager, with a thorough grounding in risk management principles, analytical thinking capability, and a meticulously investigative approach and a thorough grounding in monitoring and testing effective controls. You'll have experience in at least one discipline relevant to Enterprise Wide Risk's activities, such as Integrated Stress Testing, ICAAP, Economic Capital, governance controls around building and validating risk models, enterprise wide risk assessment or risk reporting. A good understanding of the Capital Requirements Regulations and other key regulatory requirements relating to risk and capital management is also desirable, as is knowledge of the use of risk models under the internal rating based approach. We'll also expect:

  • Experience leading teams in delivering complex projects – audit or otherwise – while keeping a firm hand on budget, schedule and quality
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including excellent report writing
  • The ability to support and supervise your team through coaching, feedback and development, taking a proactive approach towards identifying and promoting talent
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, and to be confident and clear when you need to challenge or influence

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary plus 30% cash and benefit funding programme that can be tailored to suit your individual needs. In addition, we provide a wide selection of exclusive lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At RBS, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more.

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This role falls under Conduct Rules of the Individual Accountability Regime (IAR) and is subject to pre-employment screening. This means if your application is successful, you’ll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit check, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

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