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Senior Audit Manager


Job Description

  • Opportunity to be a key catalyst for continuous improvement across the Bank, leveraging your expertise to influence and deliver lasting change to the Bank’s approach to governance, risk management and the control environment.
  • Work within an innovative, high energy and collaborative environment that focuses on continuous learning and development.
  • Preference for strong experience in Risk or Audit with expertise in non-financial risk and compliance management, and risk management frameworks.  Also an expectation of proven experience leading teams and managing complex programs.

About The Role

Role Location: 833 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Role Type: Permanent, Full-time

This role is required to work from an ANZ workplace. Under the Victorian Government’s COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, the successful candidate will need to provide evidence that they have received two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine by 26 November 2021, or have a medical exemption evidenced by an authorised medical practitioner, in order to be appointed to the role

Your experience in audit, operational risk and compliance management across the financial services industry will be leveraged and developed further.  You will bring an understanding and interest in evolving regulatory expectations with respect to risk management and will have the opportunity to contribute to the Bank’s response and approach to these expectations through audit review activity.

As Senior Audit Manager you will manage audit projects of large size and/or high complexity in line with the annual audit plan. The focus of this role is across ANZ’s Corporate Centre – Group Risk, Finance (including Treasury) and Talent & Culture You will be required to assess the adequacy and appropriateness of controls in place to manage and mitigate risk, working with management to develop sustainable solutions that enhance the control environment, better manage risk exposures, support the Bank’s strategic objectives and ensure customer and stakeholder interests are being safeguarded. Particular areas of focus include, but are not limited to: Talent & Culture, financial crime, treasury management, finance, procurement. operational risk & compliance management and credit risk modelling.

You will need to work closely with colleagues across the global team, drawing on your excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills. You will also have an important role in building capability across the Internal Audit function. 

About You

To be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following:

  • Technical capabilities: managing and successful delivery of large projects within the financial services industry.  This will include working with multiple stakeholders, across geographies and with complex, sometimes ambiguous subject matter.
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills, drafting and communicating key audit messages and recommendations effectively. Excellent listening and interpreting capabilities.
  • Resilience: Experience in supporting and overcoming resistance to change. Excellent negotiating, influencing and conflict management skills.
  • Stakeholder Management: Track record in building, developing and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders. Good negotiating, influencing and conflict management skills including supporting change and overcoming resistance to change.
  • Culture: Be curious and have a growth mindset. Constantly delivers on assigned goals and strives to better these goals despite obstacles, setbacks or uncertainty.
  • Planning and Accountability: Positive, self-starter who takes accountability for assigned tasks and sees them through to completion. Ability to forward plan for work and can manage competing priorities.
  • Data skills: Awareness of approaches and techniques for analysing and interpreting structured and unstructured data, with a focus on driving efficiency in audit execution.
  • Qualifications: Tertiary qualified, ideally with Professional (CPA/CA) and / or Post Graduate qualifications with technically relevant skills (i.e. accounting, audit, operational risk, compliance).
  • Persistent and resilient – I am able to manage demands from multiple stakeholders simultaneously
  • A team player – I enjoy working in a team and building stakeholder relationships to achieve our goals

About ANZ

At ANZ, everything we do boils down to ‘why’ – our purpose – to shape a world where people and communities thrive. We're just as focused on seeing our people thrive as well as our customers. We'll give you every opportunity to develop your career.

We are responding faster to changing customer requirements, focusing on the things that matter the most, energising our people, eliminating waste and reducing bureaucracy.

A happy workplace is a thriving one. So in order to attract and keep the best talent, and say thanks for the hard work, we make sure all our employees are rewarded.

We work flexibly at ANZ and encourage you to talk to us about how this role can be flexible for you and any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself. If you are a candidate with a disability, let us know how we can provide you with additional support.

To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and search for reference number AUS139757.