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Internal Audit Analyst (Operational Risk exp needed)


Join our Risk Management group as an Internal Auditor within the Global Markets Trading Portfolio team – with a focus on our Commodities Trading businesses. You’ll bring an eye for detail and have a keen interest in trading risks in a financial services environment. This role is a great opportunity to gain insight into our risk and control frameworks.

Your responsibilities will include developing and maintaining a detailed understanding of trading businesses, associated products and supporting control functions. You’ll be working in small to medium sized internal audit project teams, both regional and global, to help define audit scopes and execute testing. You may also be assisting to draft internal audit findings for discussion with audit senior management, as well as ensuring adequate remediation of open internal audit issues and actions.

Collaborating with stakeholders to continuously monitor risks and partnering with the broader Risk Management Group to contribute to the continual improvement of the risk management framework will be important functions of your role.

To be successful in this role you will possess strong teamwork and relationship management skills as well as an attention to detail and investigative nature. With experience in a financial services internal audit role, audit practice or related control function you will be highly motivated and have an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. This role is ideal for a newly qualified certified public accountant or 1-4 years’ experience in financial services.

While the role is based in Houston, you would be joining an Internal Audit team that is represented in Sydney, New York City, Singapore, Hong Kong, London, Gurugram and Jakarta, and as such travel might be required.

Our Global Markets Trading Portfolio team, offers a fantastic opportunity for aspiring auditors to work with one of our most dynamic and varied operating groups, Commodities and Global Markets. 

From trading desks interacting with a global client base, to a specialized asset financing business, Commodities and Global Markets offers you the chance to develop your auditing skills in a truly dynamic environment.  

If you possess relevant experience with strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high quality outcomes, then we want to hear from you! 

About the Risk Management Group

The Risk Management Group (RMG) is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Behavioural Risk, Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, and RMG Enterprise Support.

Our COVID-19 policy

In line with local regulations, all Macquarie employees in New York are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of full vaccination in order to attend the office and to participate in external meetings and business travel in New York City, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law. Outside of New York, proof of vaccination is not required to attend a Macquarie office, travel for business, or attend an external business event.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.




About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: RMG-966283
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Houston
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Financial Crime Risk
Recruiter: Janie Yellitz
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