Audit Manager

Dart Recruitment
08 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Working with our client, a leading specialist motor insurer, we are looking recruit an Audit Manager to support the Head of Internal Audit in the delivery of audit assignments across the company (using a Risk Based Internal Audit (RBIA) approach). The role will focus on the independent evaluation and appraisal of the internal controls over the key business processes. In addition influence to create a culture of risk awareness and manage controls across the business. Primarily based in Swansea, audits will be performed across all of the company’s sites.

Key Duties and Accountabilities:

General Audit Responsibilities:
  • Manage stakeholders effectively at all levels (team and client)
  • Clear ownership of audit assignments with minimal inputs from HOIA
  • Perform risk based audit assignments (including group themed reviews)
  • Gain understanding of control processes which are in place
  • Carry out sufficient testing, including detailed analysis/evaluation where appropriate, to ensure control processes are effective
  • Develop recommendations that are practical and effective within reasonable cost/benefit criteria to strengthen the control environment
  • Prepare audit reports of work done with findings and recommendations
  • Follow up on the status of implementation of agreed recommendations
  • Use IT tools to automate and improve the efficiencies of the audit process
  • Assist in the development of the internal audit department to meet the needs of the rapidly growing organisation.
  • Where necessary, work with business areas to provide innovative solutions that add business value, protect corporate assets and contribute to the Group’s profitability
  • Raise the profile of the audit function

Skills and experience:
  • Strong Internal Audit experience (from insurance)
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Qualified Accountant (IIA, ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with post qualification experience
  • A team player
  • Good communicator
  • Capable of independent thought
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Able to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Able to manage multiple and / complex audits
  • Able to be entrusted with confidential data
  • Ability to clearly document work and summarise observations
  • Good and practised in writing reports for use by senior management
  • Technically sound with a good understanding of control concepts.
The work involved will not be limited to financial reviews and is primarily operationally focused.
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