Internal Auditor Front Office (AVP)
Company: Mizuho Financial group
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022
About the Team
The Internal Audit Department Americas (IADA) provides internal
audit services to the branches, representative offices and agencies
of Mizuho Bank, Ltd. in the Americas, and to Mizuho Bank (USA) and
related subsidiaries. IADA's mission is to act as an independent,
objective assurance and consulting function, designed to add value
and improve Mizuho Bank's U.S. operations including derivative
activities, broker dealer and swap dealer businesses. Based in the
New York Metro area, IADA staff members perform various audits of
different business areas of the bank to evaluate the effectiveness
of risk management and governance processes. Along with its
counterparts in London, Hong Kong and Singapore, IADA reports to
and composes the overseas arm of MHBK's Internal Audit Division
Execute a robust audit program including performing the timely
execution of audit planning, fieldwork, reporting and other
administrative and management tasks pertaining to Front Office
* Assist in the execution of internal audits assigned to Group or
as otherwise directed by IADA management. According to the
assignment, this may include executing all phases (Planning,
Fieldwork, Reporting and Follow-up) of assigned audits in
compliance with approved policies and procedures, and IADA local
* Adhere to relevant timing, scheduling, and budgetary
* Communicate with audit lead and IADA management, other Mizuho
areas/functions/personnel, external auditors, and others, as
needed, to ensure effective and efficient internal audit coverage
of the businesses and functions audited by IADA and/or this Audit
* Assist in the design, development and implementation of IADA's
Annual Plan and Schedule, and in the preparation and/or
presentation during the year of related MIS reports.
* Cooperate as needed with supervisory authorities, external
auditors and other service providers in the conduct of their
activities at Mizuho.
* Cooperate fully with directives and requests from IADA's Quality
Assurance Support, and promote the ongoing effectiveness of IADA's
Quality Assurance function.
* Perform special reviews and other assignments as may be directed
by the General Manager or Deputy General Manager of IADA.
Holds a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent. May also hold an advanced
or specialized degree and/or a professional certification (e.g.,
CPA, CA, CIA, CISA) or license relevant to the profession.
* Demonstrates a sound understanding of the financial services
industry, and possesses at least 4 years of relevant work
experience, including experience in executing projects as part of
internal auditing or external auditing, supervisory examinations,
or their equivalent.
* Experience in auditing one or more of the areas below:
* Investment Banking and Capital Markets activities
* Equity, Fixed Income, or Cash Products
* Derivatives or Futures (including Swaps, Options, Futures
Execution and Clearing, Foreign Exchange, Derivative Operations,
Structured Credit, Swap Dealer or Futures Commission Merchant Risk
Management Programs, Risk Solutions, Counterparty Management)
* Financial services operations, finance, liquidity, compliance,
conduct, financial crime, technology, credit risk, market risk,
regulatory reporting, know your customer (KYC) and client
* Demonstrates sound understanding of internal audit principles,
practices and techniques, the concepts of risk, risk management,
internal control and compliance, and the ability to effectively and
consistently apply such understanding to assignments.
* Demonstrates the ability to effectively executing all phases of
internal audits, special projects and other audit work, in a manner
consistent with recognized professional standards and with
applicable Mizuho/IAD/IADA policies and procedures.
* Demonstrates the ability to effectively identify areas of risk
and execute control reviews independently.
* Demonstrates capacity for effective oral and written
communications, with respect to the testing conducted and potential
observations with audit department and auditee management, external
auditors, external contractors, and others, as needed.
* Demonstrates the ability to effectively initiate, plan, organize
and hold meetings and discussions in the conduct of the Group's or
* Demonstrates the capacity for effective project and time
management skills, including the ability to prioritize and execute
multiple tasks/projects, both audits and administrative, to
anticipate and meet required deadlines.
In accordance with New York City law, employees based in Mizuho's
New York City office are required to be fully vaccinated against
COVID-19 to work on-site (unless a legally-required accommodation
has been approved). Mizuho has in place a pilot remote working
program, with varying opportunities for remote work depending on
the nature of the role, needs of your department, as well as local
laws and regulatory obligations.
Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising
several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and
investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset
management, research and more. Mizuho's operations in the Americas
connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial
institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast
global network. Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the
Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), which is
comprised of offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000
employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Learn more at
Mizuho Bank Ltd. offers a competitive total rewards package.
We are an EEO/AA Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran.
We participate in the E-Verify program.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment
substance abuse testing.
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