Role details

Internal Audit Senior Manager - Investment Management & Funds

London   •   £70,000 - £90,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Big 4 accountancy firm
  • London based

About Our Client

Big 4 firm, London

Job Description

As a Senior Manager there will be opportunities to work on a variety of IA engagements covering the spectrum of services that they provide, including:

  • reviewing and establishing internal audit functions
  • creating audit plans
  • delivery of individual and/or a programme of internal audit projects
  • partnering with clients to supply specialist resource
  • secondments to IA functions to help deliver audits
  • performing external assessments of internal audit functions
  • Delivering training to IA teams on regulatory themes, IA and industry hot topics

The Role

  • Leading the delivery of internal audit outsource/ co-source or External Quality Assessments for Investment Management Clients.
  • Assisting with building new client relationships through attendance at both internally hosted and external events.
  • Collaboration with a number of firm-wide subject matter experts providing assurance to clients on emerging risk areas.
  • Working with the Investment Management IA leadership team to develop and grow the business, leading on various business proposals and initiatives.

The Responsibilities

  • Share knowledge and insights on current and emerging investment management and IA best practice, issues and trends.
  • Leading the provision of advice to a range of clients on auditor independence rules and risk management practices in the context of providing IA services
  • Understand client's IA needs and develop compelling proposals/solutions to support new business initiatives.
  • Manage a portfolio of existing IA clients and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
  • Perform Quality Assurance over key client deliverables such as IA reports, working papers, audit programs including managing the input from subject matter experts
  • Attendance at key clients meetings (i.e. planning and risk assessments, Audit Committee etc.) with senior auditees/stakeholders
  • Support the Partner/Director in attending business development meetings with target clients, attending heads of Audit forums and managing the sales pipeline.
  • Develop a multi-disciplinary network across service lines and contribute to any cross-selling opportunities.
  • Set and monitor engagement budgets and profitability, including identifying additional revenue opportunities. Forecasting and reporting on client engagements
  • Coach, support and manage staff performance providing open and honest feedback.

The Successful Applicant

  • Achieved an accountancy qualification including but not limited to ACA, ACCA, IIA, CCAB. We will also consider other suitable Internal Audit qualifications
  • Significant Internal Audit and/or risk management experience at a Senior Manager level, including extensive experience of coordinating teams delivering audits and management of annual planning processes
  • Private sector and/or professional services experience within the Financial Services (Banking, Insurance and Investment Management sector)
  • Well-developed presentation skills and the confidence to facilitate workshops both internally and externally
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to influence and deal with senior stakeholders
  • Strong project management skills

What's on Offer

Base salary up to £80,000 + cash / car allowance + benefits.

Apply for this job

Click the Apply or LinkedIn button below or contact Colin Hawkins on +44 207 269 2249 quoting job reference 13106067
As you are using an Apple iOS device we are unable to offer you the CV upload function. Please apply with your Linkedin profile below or contact Colin Hawkins on +44 207 269 2249 quoting job reference 13106067