Senior Auditor Risk Capital

  • Competitive
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • RBS
  • 14 Nov 18

See job description for details

The Business
Join us as Senior Auditor, Risk Capital in London or Edinburgh

  • This is a chance to join an industry leading audit function within a large and complex financial services organisation
  • You'll be contributing to the assurance for regular audit engagements on stress testing, ICAAPs, capital management and risk capital models
  • You'll gain exposure to senior business and internal audit stakeholders in this high impact role, as well as the chance to work on audits in other areas of the Risk & Finance Internal Audit team's remit

What you'll do

You'll provide robust, challenging insight and assistance, on key pan-bank audits in areas including the Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP), stress testing, capital planning, risk appetite, models, risk management and reporting.

You'll also be:
  • Using your platform to make a significant impact and influence our business managers to ensure they lead in a risk conscious way
  • Working with the wider team in mapping out processes, assessing risks and controls, gaining a real insight into the control environment by visiting business areas and establishing how to test effectively
  • Analysing MI and reviewing risk information, helping to identify key business risks and working in collaboration to produce a final report
  • Compiling your findings into a high quality document, which will provide important insight to business heads to adequately manage their risks
  • Gaining experience in project management, where you'll drive the delivery of efficient and effective assurance
  • Having open and effective discussions on key risks, engaging with business stakeholders, and on occasion, coaching auditors
  • Occasionally leading on engagements which may be complex in nature

The skills you'll need

We're looking for Internal or external audit experience or someone who's experienced in risk management. You'll have extensive knowledge of at least one of the following within a financial institution:
  • Stress Testing
  • Capital Management
  • Risk Capital Models including credit risk model
  • Forecasting, and risk appetite

You'll also have the ability to manage your own time and deliver to budget. You'll need strong verbal and written communication skills, with an understanding of some of the relevant regulatory requirements, for example, Capital Requirements Regulations, PRA supervisory statements or BCBS principles.

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary and you'll also join our retirement savings plan. You can also choose from a selection of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras from RBSelect, our fully flexible reward programme.

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.