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Senior Internal Auditor - London

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: Pension, Bonus + More
REF: JBRSIAVL75_1536657739
Contact Name: Jordan Brownlie
Contact Email: Jordan.Brownlie@ojassociates.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Senior Internal Auditor

Role Purpose

My client is a leading Financial services provider, part of a global firm with a core purpose of being a leader within the insurance and financial services space.

The role of the Senior Internal Auditor is to work closely with your team, reporting into the Chief Auditor in executing all obligations, duties and tasks within the IA department, including but not limited to the audit rolling plan, individual audit assignments and periodic reporting as required by various Committees and Working Groups.

Senior Internal Auditor

Role Purpose

My client is a leading Financial services provider, part of a global firm with a core purpose of being a leader within the insurance and financial services space.

The role of the Senior Internal Auditor is to work closely with your team, reporting into the Chief Auditor in executing all obligations, duties and tasks within the IA department, including but not limited to the audit rolling plan, individual audit assignments and periodic reporting as required by various Committees and Working Groups.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • As Senior internal Auditor, you will participate in leading, planning and scoping reviews with Senior Management as per the agreed Audit Plan;
  • Lead and execute audits with Senior Management following a risk-based internal audit methodology;
  • Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of governance, risk management and control processes, in relation to insurance specific reviews and ad hoc projects;
  • The Senior Internal Auditor will lead in the preparation of the audit testing program and assessment of the adequacy of the design and operation of the controls associated with the key risks identified;
  • Preparation of draft internal audit reports and reporting audit findings to Senior Management both verbally and in written format;
  • Participate in the management of the recommendation database and document agreed actions and ensure recommendations are implemented within the agreed timescales;
  • Demonstrate core auditing skills including both oral and written communications;
  • Maintain effective working relationships with all audit stakeholders;
  • Contribute purposeful, constructive scrutiny and challenge through sound, independent judgement and common sense;
  • The Senior Internal Auditor will undertake Follow-Up reviews on agreed actions to provide assurance to the Audit and Risk Committee that management agreed actions are implemented;
  • To undertake other reasonable responsibilities and projects as required by the Business Assurance Team; and
  • Contribute to various reports for various Boards and Committees.

Essential Skills

Key Skills and Knowledge:

  • As a Senior Internal Auditor, you will have Internal or External Audit experience within a financial services environment;
  • Qualified or part qualified and actively studying towards a relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA, CMIIA, ACIS, CIA, PQIA);
  • Education to degree level or equivalent;
  • Experience of reviewing and analysing operational processes and controls;
  • The Senior Internal Auditor requires the ability to work to tight deadlines and use own initiative with a positive can-do attitude;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills;
  • An analytical and problem-solving mindset with an attention to detail; and
  • Ability to travel within the UK (maximum 20%).

Desirable Skills

  • Sound business acumen;
  • Highly developed investigative skills;
  • Developed ability to deal with all levels of staff; and
  • Experience of working in a fast moving and entrepreneurial environment.