Auditor - Consultancy

Alexander Ash Consulting Limited
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My Clients core client base is predominantly within financial services and large corporates, but they are increasingly finding that their specialist skills are needed by firms in other industries like Health and Public Sector and Goverment Bodies.

These clients need to deal effectively with their operational risks, to achieve maximum value from their technology, data and processes and our Tech Risk specialists provide independent, jargon-free advice to help them achieve this potential.

They also work closely with other consulting teams, for example cyber security specialists, digital experts and technology strategists to ensure our clients receive the best possible advice.

The team works in an agile and flexible manner, with plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and gain new knowledge. They are keen to support and develop their people to enable them to be the best they can be.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Audit Professional

A successful candidate will be responsible for:

* Delivering value added assurance services to clients.
* Conducting fieldwork and managing and supervising small project teams in delivery of assurance assignments.
* Assisting with scoping, internal financial management, managing delivery risk, production and initial review of deliverable.
* Building and managing client relationships across a number of clients.
* Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal development and assisting with client presentations.
* Developing internal networks and maintaining relationships with colleagues across other teams.
* Coaching and developing more junior team members on engagements.
* Contributing to practice management, e.g. knowledge sharing, training, proposition development, and knowledge management.

Qualifications, Experience and Background

We expect that you will have:

* Proven experience in as internal audit / risk function.
* Excellent communication skills and report writing skills.
* Ability to develop excellent relationships both internally and with clients.
* Capacity to deliver work within tight timescales to a high quality.

* Undergraduate Degree, ideally, in technology, business, or related field.

It would also be useful (but not a deal-breaker) if you have:

* Experience of business analysis and core business processes, for example, transaction processing, system development ledger systems.
* Experience within the financial services and/or corporates sector(s) and knowledge of systems and processes used within them.
* Ability to identify and assess complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly at all levels.
* A good understanding of technology platforms.
* Recognised accounting / auditing (e.g. ACA, CIMA, CISA) qualification, or working towards this qualification.
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