Job description

At HSBC, the health and well-being of our employees remains of utmost importance.  Many of our roles are permitted to work from home (in states in which HSBC is licensed to operate) until further notice. Upon resumption of normal operations, this role may be performed at our New York, New York office.

As our Senior Auditor, you will be responsible for general audit activities across the Wealth and Personal Banking Business, to include front offices, trading, operations, portfolio management and trust administration. You will provide independent, objective assurance over the Group’s internal control framework and assists business line management by bringing a detailed, disciplined approach to the evaluation and improvement of the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. Coordinates monitoring and continual assessment of strategic, credit, operational and other risks from business activities. Prepares and delivers written evaluations and recommendations to executive management team, and for review by the corporate board, audit committee and external regulators. Ensures external audit or regulatory criticisms of assigned businesses are corrected.

 About Us

Our purpose – Opening up a world of opportunity – explains why we exist. We’re here to use our unique expertise, capabilities, breadth and perspectives to open up new kinds of opportunity for our more than 40 million customers. We’re bringing together the people, ideas and capital that nurture progress and growth, helping to create a better world – for our customers, our people, our investors, our communities and the planet we all share.

Here’s what you can expect in a typical day as a Senior Auditor:

  • Responsible for general audit activities for assigned segments across Wealth and Personal Banking.
  • Confirms compliance monitoring and internal controls are in place, including processes for management of operational risk, in accordance with Company and regulatory standards.
  • Identifies audit process improvements to increase productivity, efficiency and contribution to economic profit without impacting effectiveness.
  • Manages the audit process of identifying and evaluating risk and assessing the adequacy, effectiveness and compliance of internal controls utilized to contain risks. Communicate significant issues to executive and senior management and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Validates issues, and creates supporting documentation.
  • Designs and executes the audit scope for assigned segments and recommends related overall audit plan coverage.
  • Maintains current knowledge of business, organizational, audit and technological changes as well as pertinent internal and regulatory policy and procedural requirements to ensure audit integrity, process innovation and service quality.
  • Ensures value-added audit work is completed in accordance with Audit Instruction Manual (AIM) requirements



Employment eligibility to work with HSBC in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions

Please apply if you have:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years proven and progressive audit, business, and/or accounting experience or equivalent; substantial experience performing AML audit required
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, related field or equivalent experience
  • Strong project management skills, written and verbal communication skills, analytical, problem-solving, organizational, lateral thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Broad knowledge of the Company, Group and financial services industry, business supported and the regulatory framework they operate in
  • Solid understanding of the business, risks (e.g. Credit) and related controls within areas of responsibility
  • Solid understanding of Private Banking and / or Asset Management business.
  • Ability to apply technology or expertise to business issues or operational problems
  • Professional certification (s) preferred
  • Ability to travel

As an HSBC employee, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. We work hard to ensure that our workplace is a diverse, inclusive and meritocratic environment and we have a strong commitment to sustainability. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) play a central part in life at HSBC, including the development of our employees and our connection to the communities and customers we serve. We value difference. We succeed together. We take responsibility. We get it done. And we want you to help us build the bank for the future!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.