Audit Manager

Recruiter
MERJE
Location
Reading
Salary
£65,000 - £75,000 pa
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
18 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is an award winning banking and financial services business going through a period of rapid growth and change. Group Internal Audit plays a key role in ensuring that the governance and internal control environment keeps pace and as a result they require an Audit Manger to support the Head of Audit.

Key requirements:

  • Develop an understanding of the business and future changes and perform a risk assessment to produce audits for inclusion in the audit plan.
  • Ensure the audit strategy provides assurance over new and emerging risks.
  • Execution and delivery of audits in line with audit methodology and IIA standards and budget
  • Produce IA reports which are impactful, balanced and address the root cause of issues. Ensure recommendations are commercial and address the on-going sustainability of the control environment.
  • Ensure recommendations are followed up to closure and drive timely issue resolution and sustainability of implemented controls.
  • Develop and maintain credibility with key business stakeholders from team leader to director level.
  • Stay abreast of internal change strategy and external audit best practice, particularly areas of regulatory focus.
  • With the agreement of the Head of Audit and IA Director perform risk advisory projects to support the business with high impact change initiatives.

Being a qualified Accountant, ideally with a big 4 background, you will have experience of Audit in the banking sector, from either an internal or external perspective. With a good knowledge of audit methodologies you will additionally have an understanding of the UK FCA regulations and the key risk areas in a banking environment including credit, capital, liquidity, regulatory and conduct. Some product exposure is desirable. With the ability to work under your own initiative and as part of a team you will have excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.