Internal Audit Manager - Financial Services

Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialist
United Kingdom
£40,000 - £50,000
04 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Internal Audit Manager FinTech Organisation Central London Permanent £40,000 - £50,000 per annum We are looking for someone to act as an Internal Audit function within the Legal & Compliance team. Responsibilities include the development and execution of an internal audit plan through the conducting of routine annual audits and facilitation of thorough ad-hoc audits as necessary. Audit responsibilities will be business wide, requiring a confident understanding of payment services audit function. Further responsibilities include, liaison and ongoing assistance with external audit firms, to ensure the full audit plan is fulfilled to requirement. Main responsibilities: The role requires an individual capable of operating as an internal auditor, in which tasks will include, but not be limited to; - Working with Risk & Audit Committees to develop internal audit plans for the business. - Plan and execute targeted internal audits in various areas covering all business operations, for example, but not limited to; Data Protection, Supplier Activity and Fraud Operations. - Establish and present findings to relevant senior staff and governance committees (e.g. Risk and Security committees), inclusive of suggested business improvements. - Manage relationship with external auditors for all current and upcoming audits; act as liaison with business functions to facilitate efficient completion of audit action points. - Maintain a summary log of all internal and external audit action points. - Review and input to the company's Risk Register as necessary. - Create and present reporting on audit findings to the company's Risk and Audit committees as appropriate. The flexible role requires an individual to work with a heightened understanding of the UK legal framework relevant to the payments industry with specific reference to MLR (4MLD), PSR (PSD2) and DPA (GDPR). Accurate, explanatory written communication and verbal presentation skills will be fundamental parts of the role. Skills and experience required: Essential Skills: - Extensive experience in audit, in a financially regulated Financial Services business. - Experience of internal operational audit planning and execution. - Knowledge of the Payment Services Regulations, Money Laundering Regulations, General Data Protection Regulation, E-money Regulations, Consumer Credit Act and FCA Handbook. - Highly confident individual who is able to quickly establish credibility. Individual Qualities: - Prudent approach to all activities conducted within the Legal & Compliance team from personal timekeeping to in depth analysis. - Eagerness to learn and develop skill set for the benefit of the individual and their role within the business. - Driven, ambitious individual capable of working in a small business environment. If you feel you have the required skills and experience for this position then please apply with a most up to date version of your CV and I will be in contact to discuss further.
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