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Head of Internal Audit - Commodities and Global Markets Lead

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Permanent - Full time, Senior
Job category
Capital Markets, Compliance & Regulatory
The Internal Audit team is Macquarie’s third line of defence providing independent, risk-based assurance about the design and effectiveness of the first and second lines. By performing audits, continuous monitoring activities and controls testing we create insight and drive positive change. In addition, we conduct Legal Entity-specific audits aligned with regulatory requirements and expectations.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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Lead the audit team covering our Commodities and Global Markets (CGM) business line. Working closely with both senior management and the Board, this position offers an excellent opportunity to provide assurance of, and ultimately influence the implementation of Macquarie’s risk management framework.

You will own the delivery of the audit plan across our CGM business globally and maintain the relationships with senior business stakeholders. You will also have a role in overseeing the execution of automated controls testing on business unit audits, contributing to the Internal audit strategy and leading continuous improvement initiatives in a department that is progressive and innovative. 

What you offer

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  • Hands on leader with extensive internal audit experience across Commodities, Fixed Income and Currency trading and financing; in both physical and financial markets
  • Strong communication, and resilience and problem solving skills and a questioning mindset
  • The ability to demonstrate a consistent contribution to workplace culture whereby all staff feel challenged, enthusiastic, respected, valued and encouraged to make a difference
  • Experience managing and coaching teams to ensure they are delivering to a high standard of quality in accordance with Macquarie’s methodology and professional standards with right risk outcomes for the group.
We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About the Risk Management Group

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In our Risk Management Group, you will be part of an independent, and centralised function, responsible for independent and objective review and challenge, oversight, monitoring and reporting in relation to Macquarie’s material risks. Our divisions include Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Prudential Risk, and Risk Management Group Central.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include:
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave
  • Primary carers are eligible for minimum 20 weeks paid leave and minimum 6 weeks for secondary carer
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Program, a robust behavioral health network with counseling and coaching services
  • Recognition and service awards

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including color and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.