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Audit Reporting Lead

Dublin, , Ireland

Job Description:

Job Title: Audit Reporting Lead

Corporate Title: up to VP

Location: Dublin

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Location Overview:

Overlooking the spectacular Iveagh Gardens with access to all amenities in the beating heart of central Dublin is our Park Place office. Travel options include the LUAS, Dublin Bus networks as well as the Dublin Bikes station, positioned just outside our front doors. As part of our commitment to supporting staff travel to and from work in the most sustainable way possible, we also provide tax saver tickets as part of our award-winning benefits package which means getting to work has never been easier.

The Team:

The EMEA Audit Reporting team is central to supporting the Regional Heads of Audit in the administration of the function and in meeting all of the local governance and regulatory reporting requirements. This role will report to the COO and will work as part of a team to deliver the portfolio of monthly and quarterly reporting as well as providing ongoing administrative support to the EMEA Audit function overall.

The Reporting team have broad interaction across the function, including interaction with senior members of the Management team, and this role will provide the opportunity to learn about the international business activity of Bank of America, how Corporate Audit assesses risk and control effectiveness and how this is reported to Executive Management and Governance committees.

The Reporting team consists of three team members in addition to the COO and is split between London and Dublin.  The team forms part of the wider EMEA Audit team which comprises of approximately 100 associates across London, Dublin, Chester, Paris and Istanbul.

Role Description:

Bank of America is looking for a control focused and analytically minded individual to join the Reporting team within the EMEA Corporate Audit division. 


  • Deliver timely and accurate reporting to support local governance and regulatory requirements, including quarterly Audit Committee reporting. This includes reviewing and maintaining data at the legal entity level, analysis and commentary on key metrics, summarizing audit results and supporting the annual audit planning process.
  • Work with COO and EMEA Audit team to co-ordinate and manage requests from multiple stakeholders including the Regional Heads of Audit, Head Office Audit teams and Regulators
  • Build solid understanding of the legal entities in which Bank of America operates to become a subject matter expert providing guidance and responding to queries from Audit associates globally
  • Assist the COO in monitoring key metrics measuring performance of the Audit team and investigate and report on areas of deficiency
  • Review work of other team members to ensure accuracy of data and high standard of commentary
  • Contribute to ongoing initiatives to standardize, streamline and automate reporting to drive efficiency
  • Ad hoc project work, involvement in regulatory exams and preparation of presentations

What we are looking for:

  • Experience working in a large, matrixed organisation
  • Experience of complex reporting, including the creation of presentations in a palatable format for delivery to Senior Leaders
  • Excellent analytical skills, including ability to extract, analyze and interpret large data sets
  • Able to produce high quality, accurate output under tight timescales
  • Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to build partnerships across the global Audit team
  • Organised and able to manage workload efficiently

Skills that will help:

It would be an advantage to have a basic understanding of Internal Audit processes and legal entities or experience in financial or risk reporting, but neither are essential.  Knowledge of the investment banking industry is also not a prerequisite.

Benefits of working at Bank of America:


  • Private healthcare for you and your family plus an annual health screen to help you manage your physical wellness with the option to purchase a screen for your partner
  • Competitive pension plan, life assurance and group income protection cover if you become unable to work as a result of a disability or health reasons
  • 20 days of back-up childcare and 20 days of back-up adult care per annum
  • The ability to change your core benefits as well as the option of selecting a variety of flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances including access to a wellbeing account, travel insurance, critical illness etc.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program for confidential support and help for everyday matters
  • Access to free counselling through the Employee Assistance Program and virtual GP services through our private health care plan
  • Ability to donate to charities of your choice and the bank will match your contribution
  • Opportunity to access our Arts & Culture corporate membership program and receive discounted entry to some of Ireland’s most iconic cultural institutions and exhibitions.
  • Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering in your local community.

Bank of America:

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, membership of the Traveller community, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, civil status,  socio-economic background, family status or physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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Upper Hatch St, Dublin, 2