Role details

Audit Manager

Swindon   •   £60,000 - £65,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Services background
  • Strong Internal or External Audit background

About Our Client

One of the world's leading financial services groups operating on a global scale. They aspire to become the best global financial services company as measured by their shareholders, customers and employees.

Job Description

Reporting into the Head of Audit, the Audit Manager will:

  • Provide specific risk inputs to the development of the rolling audit plan
  • Assist the Portfolio Manager in planning and determining the audit scope for relevant audits of medium size or complexity and, as Auditor in Charge , review work subsequently, in line with Group Audit standards
  • Interact with business stakeholders to reach an agreement on final audit reports and corrective actions; oversee closure of agreed actions
  • Participate in strategic corporate change projects and provide inputs on controls and risks
  • Provide guidance to business teams on matters related to controls, risk and governance
  • Report and escalate risks and issues as appropriate
  • Build technical / commercial knowledge and business awareness through own research and interactions with relevant stakeholders
  • Contribute to the of Group Audit global team through own professional skills and technical knowledge
  • Achieve annual utilisation target by tracking own utilisation and proactively reaching out to internal stakeholders to undertake additional audit engagements, where possible
  • Use data analytics in audit engagements, where appropriate
  • Complete the annual performance assessments (including Engagement Level Assessments and IDPs in the Performance Management Cycle) on time and with the required quality standards
  • Build relationships with peers in Group Audit across geographies and proactively exchange ideas and information
  • Engage with business stakeholders, such as process owners and local senior management and gather audit data as well as ensure buy-in for audit recommendations
  • Create a compelling business case for audits to support audit portfolios and ensure buy-in from business teams
  • Monitor resources (people and material) assigned to audit sub-portfolio, and track progress against plan, to ensure projects are delivered as per budget and time parameters
  • Provide guidance on controls, risk and governance to the business, as required, to ensure full compliance with the organisation's rules and regulations

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree Qualified in relevant field
  • Strong background in a related field, e.g., Audit, Finance,
  • Qualified Accountant, CIA, CISA, CPA or relevant technical subject matter certification, required
  • Ability to take decisions autonomously, subject to verification
  • Capable of building credible relationships with global colleagues and Senior Business Management
  • Ability to challenge and identify innovative solutions
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Cope with varying workloads and pressures and priorities
  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • Contribute to a positive and supportive team culture

What's on Offer

£60,000 - £65,000

Car allowance



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