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Senior Auditor, Officer

State Street

State Street is a leading provider of financial services to institutional investors around the world.

The Senior Auditor performs audit work pertaining to audits and control consulting engagements that evaluate corporate management, business processes, business controls, risk assessments and operating practices globally.

The candidate should clearly demonstrate proficiency in evaluating and testing internal controls and in applying risk based audit skills to business units globally.

The Senior Auditor will review automated audit workpapers prepared by audit staff ensuring sound audit theory and compliance with the department’s risk based audit methodology.

The Senior Auditor ensures that audits are completed in compliance with the Corporate Audit Department and Institute of Internal Auditor standards.

The candidate requires good analytical, interpersonal, time management, project management, research and communications skills.

She /he must be able to effectively work with new and changing situations, including new industry regulations, where there may not always be a readily apparent solution.


Perform assigned audit work using the Division’s audit methodology to evaluate risk, determine control objectives and verify the extent to which client control techniques meet objectives.

Identify and assess risks and associated mitigating controls with an aim to improve the control environment.

Devise effective, risk-based and efficient tests of key controls.

Obtain and analyze evidentiary data as a basis for drafting an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls of the activities being reviewed.

Execute and document audit work and conclude on the audit test results and overall effectiveness of controls.

Review and appraise corrective actions taken to improve deficient conditions.

Document audit work in accordance with Division and industry standards.

Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Problem Solving & Decision Making

Develop solutions and provide counsel to ensure effective decisions are reached by employing timely, rigorous and logical analysis.

Effective Communications

Convey and receive messages clearly, with impact and empathy. Translate and adapt the pitch for each audience.

Client Focus & Consultation

Provide excellent service and build strategic client partnerships based on knowledge of their needs and by

exceeding mutual expectations

Collaborate for Results

Do more than we thought possible to accomplish our goals.

Act Globally

Understand different perspectives and cultures to align management practices to fulfill business strategy.

Professional Agility

Be adaptable, responsive to change and intellectually curious, while rigorously in pursuit of client solutions

Skills and Qualifications

BSBA degree required – Accounting, Finance, and Business Administration.

Audit experience preferred in public accounting or internal audit, focusing on Financial Services – custody, asset management, capital markets, alternative investments, etc.

A CPA, CIA is a plus.

The candidate must have strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills

The candidate must have the willingness to develop core competencies in risk based audit methodology.


This role will travel up to 20 percent domestically and internationally to places such as Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Luxembourg, Japan, Poland, and the United Kingdom.

COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street’s COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.

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State Street

State Street is a leading provider of financial services to institutional investors around the world.

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