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The Audit Director will be a member of Internal Audit's Global Leadership Team and is expected to contribute significantly to the strategic planning, process innovation, and project management of assurance and advisory activities of the global team. Areas of the business within scope for this role span the entire Company, including a specific focus on BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A., a national banking association. Businesses covered include Investments, ETF & Index Investments, Client Businesses, Business Operations, and Corporate and Risk functions. Specific responsibilities will include:
Overall management and/or leading the timely execution of multiple audits and projects.
Business engagement responsibilities with Senior Executives for multiple lines of business and fostering strong relationships with the business.
Primary responsibility for oversight of the audit plan for BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. (BTC) and engagement with BTC Executive Management, Board members, and external regulators.
Senior Internal Audit representative in the San Francisco office.
Provide controls advisory services to the Company's various businesses.
Collaborate with the other corporate risk and control functions to ensure activities are coordinated and fully leveraged.
Identify key control issues and emerging risks, and work with management to ensure timely and effective remediation.
Work with the Americas Regional Head of Audit in preparing and presenting periodic updates to the relevant internal and external governance forums.
Provide timely and candid feedback and coaching to staff.
Assist in the recruiting and development of a high performing team that will be a training ground for talent.
Effectively manage resources to optimize productivity, meet training and development needs, and deliver high quality, value added assurance and advisory services.
Engagement with relevant regulators and external boards.
Skills and Experience:
10-15 years of broad experience including internal audit, risk management, operations, finance and compliance activities
Strong understanding of investment management, trading or capital markets businesses, products or processes.
Experience developing and maintaining effective working relationships with senior management and external regulators.
Excellent project management, organizational and presentation skills.
Experience managing teams of skilled professionals and developing junior talent.
Excellent communication (verbal, written, and listening) and interpersonal skills, including strong writing skills, particularly as related to audit reports and management presentations.
Good understanding of current regulatory and industry events
Undergraduate or graduate degree in finance, economics, risk management or other business related field is preferred.
CFA, CPA/CA, CRM or similar professional certification is a plus.
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