Data Auditor

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full time, Permanent
  • BNP Paribas
  • 09 Jan 17

The North America Hub is part of BNP Paribas’ global Internal Audit group (Inspection Générale or “IG”) which is staffed by highly qualified individuals who perform high quality risk-based reviews to provide reasonable assurance to senior management on the adequacy of internal controls and recommend control and efficiency improvements

Business Overview:

In accordance with section 165 of the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA), BNP Paribas is required to establish an Intermediate Holding Company (IHC) over its US subsidiaries. An IHC Program has been established with a series of work streams to support risk-based capital and leverage standards, regulatory reporting, enhanced governance requirements, liquidity risk management, and other pending requirements.

 

The North America Hub is part of BNP Paribas’ global Internal Audit group (Inspection Générale or “IG”) which is staffed by highly qualified individuals who perform high quality risk-based reviews to provide reasonable assurance to senior management on the adequacy of internal controls and recommend control and efficiency improvements

 

In line with the increasing regulatory expectations around the development and maintenance of a strong data quality framework within all financial services organizations, IG is building a dedicated team to evaluate the bank’s Data Governance and Management processes and its various components.    

 

The Data Audit team works very closely with a wide range of bank’s departments, including Data Governance, Global Markets, Corporate Banking, CCAR, Risk, Finance, Treasury, Information Technology, and Operational Risk. The team will also coordinate the Data audit continuous monitoring and will evaluate the completion of regulatory and IG findings.

 

A strong background in auditing Data Governance and Management within Financial Services industry is a key requirement for this position. 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in multiple, complex, concurrent audit assignments. 
  • Work closely with the IHC work stream owners to understand the business process related supported by data, identifies business risks related to data, and performs independent targeted assessment of the various Data Governance and Management process, activities and controls.
  • Analyze and assess large volumes of disparate data using different techniques to efficiently come to conclusions on data quality and integrity.
  • Perform risk based assessments of Data controls.
  • Track Data gaps and validate the adequacy and appropriateness of remediation or resolution plans.
  • Validate proper implementation of Regulatory and IG recommendations related to Data.
  • Write reports with value added recommendations.
  • Deliver clear presentations to Senior Management and IG management.
  • Manage time and priorities.
  • Keep abreast of the evolution of Data Governance standards and related regulatory guidance through training, publications and seminars.
  • Adopt and promote strong ethical values.


Qualifications:

Minimum:

  • Bachelor's degree in the field of computer science or finance.
  • Must have extensive experience in auditing all aspects of Data Governance and management including but not limited to identifying and assessing data risks, Data Quality Management, Data Governance Framework, Policies and Procedures and control implementations. (7+ years of work experience).
  • Must have Strong technical skills and experience in performing data analysis, technical control assessments on vast sets of disparate data and different varieties of data controls. Experience with SQL, scripting languages, data analytic toolsets and advanced spreadsheet based analysis is highly desired. (7+ years of experience).
  • Excellent oral communication skills to interact effectively with the different stakeholders and regulators.
  • Ability to work in a team, liaise with other bank departments and adapt to new situations and approaches.

Preferred:

  • CPA or MBA is a plus
  • Sound foundation in risk based audit approach and strong all round audit skills are highly desired.
  • Strong knowledge of financial products, capital markets, banking industry and the related risks is a plus.
  • Familiarity with CCAR and IHC regulatory and reporting requirements and understanding of Credit, Market, Liquidity Risk Management, RWA and Capital in relation to Regulatory Reporting is a plus.

 

FINRA Registrations Required: 

  • Not Applicable