Audit Manager

Hudson Accounting & Finance
£45k - £64k
09 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Hudson’s client is a leading Investment business and due to increased demand are now seeking an experienced Senior Au ditor to strengthen the business. Key Responsibilities Maintaining an understanding of a variety of complex business operations and objectives across key areas of the company. Identify the root cause of control errors and recommending practical solutions to adequately and effectively solve internal control weaknesses. Influencing and developing relationships with management to help overcome any resistance to recommendations made. Deliver planned audits within tight deadlines with a high degree of accuracy. Delivery of objectives with minimal guidance required from Director level. Audits clearly planned and researched using a risk-based approach to ensure scope is defined and objectives and timescales are met. Audits conducted, risk assessed and risk and control issues identified and analysed to determine root cause (in conjunction with Audit Manager where appropriate) to ensure implementation of efficient and effective controls within business areas. Audit report produced for stakeholders highlighting findings clearly and concisely and detailing recommendations for appropriate improvement actions. Audit findings communicated effectively to senior business management in a clear, constructive and accurate manner to mitigate risk (in conjunction with Audit Manager on complex audits). Qualifications Essential Educated to degree level with a relevant professional qualification (e.g. accounting, audit, risk) Experience of undertaking audits/controls assurance reviews within a financial services and investment management context Excellent written and oral communication skills in 1:1 and group situations Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships Demonstrable ability to adapt and deliver in a fast-moving commercial environment Desirable In-depth knowledge and/or experience of the investment management industry Sound knowledge of relevant financial services industry regulations If you are interested in this vacancy please contact Kevin McLaren in our Edinburgh office. Please note you will receive an automated response advising you that we have received your CV. Hudson is a leading provider of permanent recruitment, contract professionals and talent management solutions worldwide.