Role details

Senior Internal Auditor

Brighton   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Senior Internal Auditor
  • Based in Brighton

About Our Client

Financial services based in Brighton

Job Description

  • When required, assist the Head of Internal Audit in regularly reviewing the internal audit strategy; methodology; and audit plan to ensure significant business risks and mitigating controls are adequately considered and evaluated.

* Assist the Head of Internal Audit in reviewing and updating the Internal Audit Universe / Integrated Assurance Map.

* Provide assurance to the Board, Audit Sub-Committee and Senior Management through high quality audits and recommendations that add value to the organisation.

* Deliver audits as per the annual risk-based audit plan to time and budget.

* Lead and conduct end-to-end auditing including: planning meetings; preparation of detailed scopes of review, risk assessments and audit testing / work programmes; audit fieldwork; audit close meetings and writing up audit reports for financial, operational, basic IT and project related audits.

* Lead and perform ad hoc and time critical reviews / investigations as required.

* Regularly communicate with the Head of Internal Audit and Senior Operational Management on process and control deficiencies; proposed corrective actions and other value added recommendations (including cost reduction / efficiencies) for each audit assignment.

* Produce clear and concise draft audit reports for review by the Head of Internal Audit.

* When required, provide a first level quality review of audit working papers and files to ensure the audit methodology, policies and procedures are adhered to and supporting documentation evidences the overall audit opinion.

* Perform timely follow-up reviews of audit recommendations.

* Ensure audit assignments take appropriate account of the need for the fair treatment of customers / conduct risks.

* Ensure Internal Audit service levels are met or exceeded.

* Adhere to all corporate policies as well as all Internal Audit policies, processes and procedures.

* Assist the Head of Internal Audit in other required tasks

The Successful Applicant

Technical Skills: Applicant must have a sound understanding of:

* Financial Services' products; regulations; and general systems and controls

* Relevant regulatory / statutory requirements e.g. Data Protection, Financial Crime (AML & Fraud) etc.

* Enterprise-wide Risk Management Processes e.g. (CRSA)

* Friendly Society, Company and other legislation

* Corporate governance and best practice requirements e.g. Combined Code

* Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA) Code of Ethics, International Standards and Best Practice Guidelines

* Data Interrogation Software / Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs) e.g. ACL and its application (beneficial but not essential)

* Microsoft Office

* Workflow Management Software

Qualifications / Experience:

* CIMA / ACCA / ACA or an equivalent qualification

* Proven audit experience (internal / external) within Financial Services

* Experience at leading / supervising small audit teams

* Proven experience of report writing

* Previous experience of dealing with / exposure to review agencies such as External Auditors, Compliance, Actuaries etc.

Personal Skills and Competencies:

* Maintain a professional, pro-active approach to audit assignments

* Assimilate information quickly and accurately

* Excellent oral and written communications (including excellent report writing and good audit interviewing skills)

* Strong analytical, challenging and investigative skills

* Flexible and adaptable in approach and attitude to audit assignments

What's on Offer

£40,000 to £45,000

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