Role details

Senior Manager - Internal Audit

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

Bullet points

  • Fantastic opportunity to be part of the best FS business in the world
  • Unique opportunity to be part of a new global Internal Audit function

About Our Client

World class Financial Services business with genuine growth plans.

Job Description

  • Supporting the Regional Head of Audit Validation on conducting in-depth testing or forensic analysis on specific areas as considered necessary including validation of remediation of specific issues including Management Self-Identified issues, regulatory examination findings and Monitor raised issues.
  • Driving the coordination and collaboration of a consistent delivery of audit work across the Region.
  • Engaging with and providing advice to internal stakeholders by utilising knowledge of the business and the governance, risk and regulatory frameworks.
  • Managing the interface between internal and external stakeholders to ensure a common approach to and understanding of key deliverables.
  • Play an integral role in annual as well as ongoing validation planning.
  • Critically analyse and assess the holistic impact of issues when evaluating controls (e.g. ensuring read across from one area of the Group to another) and provide forensic capabilities to identify risk and control effectiveness.
  • Develop, maintain, align and deploy audit department resources in accordance with the current and future needs of the business.
  • Maintain dialogue and communications with senior management on validation activities.
  • Promote and assist in facilitating a strong risk management and risk awareness amongst internal stakeholders.
  • Ensure that relevant information obtained from senior stakeholder relating to major and/or significant changes in the business environment and the internal control framework is disseminated in a timely manner to all staff.

  • Promote and facilitate an environment of continuous learning and development within audit, encompassing both technical and non-technical skills and capabilities.
  • Devise, develop and champion the use of relevant audit techniques and approaches in order to drive operational effectiveness and improve the overall management of audit assignments.
  • Strategic advisor to the business who works with senior management to identify as well as anticipate risk and operating requirements of the business.

  • Actively manages the relationship between the regulators and external audit, ensuring that all relevant requirements are being incorporated into audit plans and suitably acted upon by the business.
  • The jobholder will also adhere to and be able to demonstrate adherence to internal controls. This will be achieved by adherence to all relevant procedures, keeping appropriate records and, where appropriate, by the timely implementation of internal and external audit points, including issues raised by external regulators.

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong knowledge/ understanding of FCC risk and control (KYC/ AML/ Sanctions)/ FCC audit knowledge is desired.
  • Strong knowledge of the financial services sector.
  • Exposure to Internal Audit at a senior level either from Industry or the Big 4.
  • Educated to degree standard.
  • Ideally a relevant professional qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA) or MBA.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Ability to deliver multiple assignments against tight deadlines.
  • Strong managerial, communications, analytical, problem-solving, organisational, lateral thinking and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a globally matrix organisation structure

Willingness to travel internationally.

What's on Offer

Fantastic package and prospects on offer.

Opportunity to build a team beneath you.

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