Internal Audit Manager

Internal Audit Manager

Job Title: Internal Audit Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £80000 - £96000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Bens
Start Date: 2016-12-13
Reference: 0336984
Contact Name: Jordan Forbes
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2016 16:50

Job Description

My client who operates within the banking sector is recruiting for an Internal Audit Manager – VP to join their London office.

This is an important position within my client’s audit function and works with senior stakeholders to ensure a robust plan is in place.

To be successful in this role you will have previous experience in and be able to:

  • Operate as a team member or independently and has responsibility for specific procedures and results as agreed upon with his or her manager in relation to financial services audit work.
  • Lead testing of financial, operational and other processes as per audit methodology, and standards.
  • Able to identify meaningful issues and track fieldwork and emerging issues to completion.
  • Completes tasks efficiently (on time, on budget, accurately).
  • Communicate well with clients and Audit team members; able to interact effectively and to manage Audit team members.
  • Engage in relevant training regarding audit, businesses, financial controls, regulations.
  • Participate in projects that may be of various levels of complexity but are likely to involve a significant level of understanding of regulatory regimes, business models and processes for each new assignment.
  • Think beyond past routines about new issues or risks since the last audit took place.
  • Take ownership of the projects or other work assigned to you and ensure that audits are carried out correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Learn business strategies, processes and regulations effectively and quickly and is alert to the changing nature of risk.
  • Add value to client management through thoughtful analysis of current issues and effective communication with business managers both in person and in writing.
  • Use appropriate judgment with regard to issue priority and communication.
  • Follow-up and validate sustainable resolution of issues on a timely basis.
The Person
  • A recognised accountancy or internal audit qualification is essential
  • Previous audit experience in banking or financial services either as an internal or external auditor is essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to advise or consult with senior business leaders.
  • Leadership / management experience
  • Flexible and adaptable working style to react to changing priorities
  • Self-motivated and takes the initiative to driver delivery against objectives.
  • Strong working knowledge of audit standards and control practices
  • Knowledge of the financial services industry and its regulations and legislation