Assistant Group Internal Auditor Manager/Manager

Recruiter
Management Staff Consultants
Location
Inverness
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working within a leading group, the Group Internal Auditor is a high-profile, group-wide role, working directly with the Group Head of Internal Audit to achieve the Group’s aims and objectives. The role holder will lead, plan and deliver internal audit assignments of varying complexity to agreed deadlines and budgets and in accordance with professional standards for Internal Auditing. The role is also responsible for developing stakeholder relationships, influencing the audit programme and helping the Group achieve its vision of becoming a best-in-class Internal Audit Function.

The role holder will lead, plan and deliver internal audit assignments of varying complexity to agreed deadlines and budgets and in accordance with professional standards for Internal Auditing. The role is also responsible for developing stakeholder relationships, influencing the audit programme and helping the Group achieve its vision of becoming a best-in-class Internal Audit Function.

This list of duties is not exhaustive and may change from time to time according to business needs.

Contribute to the delivery of the Internal Audit plan though timely completion of assigned audits, working with other members of the team/other assurance providers.

Perform a wide range of financial and operational audits across multiple jurisdictions, conducting planning, fieldwork and reporting, and ensuring adherence to the Group’s Internal Audit Methodology.

Review/prepare audit working paper documentation in accordance with professional standards.

Co-ordinate internal audit activities with the Group’s risk management and compliance functions to enable development of an integrated assurance approach for the Group.

Track progress against completion of Internal Audit findings (MAPs) and verify that issues have been adequately addressed by Management.

Build, develop, and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders.

Input to the development of the internal audit function, including annual planning, policies/procedures development, audit methodologies and support tools.

Provide specialist advice on risk and controls.

Conduct special projects at request of Group Head of Internal Audit.

Contribute to functional reporting (e.g. to the Audit Committee and Boards).

The role includes regular travel to the Group’s other locations depending upon operational needs.

There are currently no line management responsibilities but the role-holder may need to manage internal secondees, contractors and co-sourced staff engaged on Internal Audit Assignments.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Chartered Internal Auditor and/or Chartered Accountant or equivalent relevant qualification.

Accounting knowledge and experience.

Experience of working in a regulated Financial Services Experience.

Proven track record within internal/external audit environment evidencing strong performance in conducting high quality audit work, findings and reports. Guideline minimum 2/3 years PQE working in internal/external audit and/or risk management role.

Effective interaction with all levels of management.

Experience in presenting and discussing information in a logical, professional and objective manner, and managing discussions to effectively build consensus and drive forward looking actions.

Strong knowledge of internal auditing methodologies, business processes and internal control systems.

Ability to use Microsoft applications.

DESIRABLE:

TCSP Experience.

Understanding of core best practice risk management frameworks/control models

(e.g. COSO ERM).

Knowledge of Data Analytics/Tools

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