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). 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 the derivatives and broker 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 (IAD).
Internal Audit Risk Management Group - Function’s Coverage Summary
Develop and execute a robust audit program of Mizuho’s operational risk related activities, including leading all aspects of the audit cycle and special projects specific to Internal Audit Risk Management Group. Contribute to the group’s strategic planning, process innovation, project management and talent development.
Execute a robust audit program including leading the timely execution of audit planning, fieldwork, reporting and other administrative and management tasks pertaining to the Internal Audit Risk Management Group.
Execute in the design, development and implementation of Internal Audit Department America’s (IADA’s) annual risk assessment, audit plan and schedule, continuous monitoring and preparation and/or presentation of related MIS reports focusing on the audits within the Operational Risk Management Team. This individual will also be required to participate on other Risk Management audits and projects outside of the operational risk stripe.
Manage and review the activities and/or deliverables associated with issue testing including reviewing the approach, testing and reports for issues (e.g. regulatory, third-party and internal audit) assigned to the Risk Management Audit Team.
In accordance with the IADA policy and procedures, drive efficiency and operational excellence within the team by encouraging resources, demonstrating the use of available tools and sharing best practices teaching the use of available tools and resources and sharing of best practices.
Work with IADA Director/MD and management to effectively identify, analyze, and negotiate issue wording during the year. Assist with issue validation activities and support the escalation of issues by preparing report recommendations and conclusions in a timely manner.
Communicate, as needed, with Internal Audit Department (IAD) Head Office, other IAD overseas offices, IADA management and staff and other Mizuho areas/functions/personnel. Utilize advanced communication techniques to convey complex information and deliver strong arguments.
Represent IADA, as directed, on committees and/or special project teams as necessary.
As applicable, engage with supervisory authorities, external auditors and other service providers in the conduct of their activities at Mizuho.
Act as a trusted advisor within team providing useful guidance in navigating the control environment and engaging in IADA operations.
Assist the Director with maintaining an Off-Site Monitoring Program for the Group’s portfolio of audits.
Demonstrate an understanding of key business strategies and regulations. Continuously scan the business, regulatory and financial environments for emerging and critical issues affecting the business focusing on Operational Risk Management regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in business, accounting, finance, economics, computer science or management information systems. May also hold an advanced or specialized degree and/or a professional certification (e.g., MBA, CPA, CA, CIA, CISA, CFE) or license relevant to the profession.
Demonstrates a sound understanding of the financial services industry, including audit, financial, [to be determined], risk management, or technology functions. Possesses at least 5-8 years of relevant work experience, including in internal auditing or external auditing, risk management, supervisory examinations, or their equivalent.
Demonstrates a 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. Demonstrate understanding and or have experience in Operational Risk Management first and second line controls and regulatory requirements.
Demonstrates the capacity for effective project and time management skills, including the ability to prioritize, design and direct multiple tasks/projects and to anticipate and meet required deadlines.
Demonstrates ability to support IADA leadership with interacting with supervisory authorities, audit committees, and senior audit leadership including metrics reporting to such parties.
The expected base salary ranges from $80,250 - $150,000. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, certifications and licenses obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to salary and a generous employee benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.
Mizuho has in place a 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 mizuhoamericas.com.
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.