Role details

Senior Internal Auditor - Financial Services Sector

London   •   £45,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Top 10 - Internal Audit - Financial Services Clients - ACA/ACCA
  • London - No Internal Audit Experience Required

About Our Client

This Top 10 firm has an international reach, with large corporate clients and scope to move across service lines in the future. The specific team you will be joining will be mainly focussing on FS clients, so will be a great grounding for moves into industry later on down the line. Based in Central London, the client is easily accessible and modern.

Job Description

In the position of Senior Internal Auditor - Financial Services Sector, the ideal candidate will be required:

  • To understand the key risks identified by Management and the controls put in place to address those risks within each area of the Client's Annual Audit Plan
  • To manage, perform and control internal audit assignments embracing assignment planning programming, conduct and control of audit work and reporting findings
  • To draft audit planning documents for approval / review by Client / Management
  • Preparing draft audit reports and working paper files to high quality standards and within the SLA on allocated audits
  • To lead and supervise more junior staff on individual assignments including staff motivation, discipline and technical audit guidance
  • To provide job training and guidance for auditors and training for more junior auditors
  • To perform the audit of more complex and specialist areas
  • To undertake review work in respect of significant findings
  • To assist management in ensuring that assignments are completed to time and budget
  • Assessment of performance of Team Members and provision of feedback
  • To be aware of and advise management of any potential additional work opportunities at existing clients
  • To participate in the firm's appraisal and development process
  • It is the duty of all employees to ensure they are familiar with and comply with all the firm's policies e.g. health and safety etc.
  • Any other duties as required by management

The Successful Applicant

The Ideal Senior Internal Auditor - Financial Services Sector will be or have:

  • Broad technical knowledge of Governance, Product and Process matters affecting financial institutions
  • Previous experience of working in a financial services environment
  • To have good technical knowledge of the internal audit process, individual subjects and sector issues relevant to your work
  • Ability to review and control technical content of work of others to ensure compliance with relevant regulation and Internal Audit Standards
  • To provide support as required to team members
  • To understand the range of additional services that the firm can provide to meet clients' needs
  • Identification and pro-active management of own training and development needs
  • Strong communication skills (oral, electronic, written) and able to express ideas and information with clarity and confidence, especially when communicating with clients
  • Good working relationship with clients to understand their needs and requirements
  • Relay appropriate and timely information in respect of assignments to others information gained
  • To prepare draft reports and technical working papers
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Encourage teamwork and develop leadership skills
  • Take responsibility for self-development
  • Be able to train, coach and develop team members and provide support to other staff as required
  • Show enthusiasm and self-motivation to provide excellent service
  • Show respect for others by listening to their views and suggestions
  • Be a team player by putting the team's needs before your own
  • Be pro-active and demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement, such as raising queries and challenging existing practices
  • Ability to be flexible when managing inconsistent and varying workloads


  • The post holder will be expected to travel to more local client's sites in their own time
  • Frequent overnight stays away from home will be necessary
  • Access to a car and full Driving Licence required


  • A relevant professional qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, IIA or ACT
  • Consideration will be given to those who are nearing completion of their qualification

What's on Offer

  • FS Clients and No Internal Audit Experience Required
  • Top 10 London Firm
  • £45,000 - £50,000

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