Internal Audit Manager

Recruiter
Essentia Consulting
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1241754605
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role sits in the Financial Services Risk Assurance (FSRA) team, which is part of the wider Risk Assurance Services faculty.

The role-holder will support the Senior Manager in the day to day delivery of internal audit and wider risk assurance services to a portfolio of financial services clients, whilst assisting in staff management and business development activities. The management activities will require the individual to travel in the UK and overseas.

The role-holder will be a strong ambassador for the Company, promoting brand awareness and upholding high ethical standards of business that protect the brand, the UK firm, its staff and its clients.

Staff Management

* Line management responsibility for four members of staff

* Resource planning to ensure all client engagements are adequately resourced in a timely manner

* Providing mentoring programmes for junior staff

Client Delivery

Oversee delivery of client work as part of the engagement delivery team, being a recognised Manager for client engagements:

* agreeing engagement scopes with clients

* overseeing client delivery by team members

* quality assurance reviews of internal audit files and reports

Financial

* Onboarding new clients, devising fees and appropriate budgets for audit plans

* Manage internal audit contracts in line with the agree budgets

Business Development

* Assist the Partners and Senior Manager in business development initiatives such as writing tender proposals and being involved in tender presentations.

Professional requirements

Extensive practical experience of working in an equivalent position in a professional services firm or large in-house function within industry. Technically proficient in executing and leading audits in accordance with IIA standards and the standards on effective audit in financial services across several of the following areas, such as:

* Regulatory reporting (COREP/FINREP)

* Client Money and Assets (CASS)

* CRD IV

* MIFID II

* ICAAP and Pillar 3 reporting

* Senior Managers & Certification Regime

The role holder will have extensive experience of working in the Financial Sector and it would be beneficial to have knowledge and experience of the following industries:

* Insurance

* Banking

* Alternative Finance / Lending

* Investment Management and funds

Individual Specification

* Internal Audit / Assurance qualification or equivalent (such as ACCA, ACA, QISA, QIAL)

* Team player

* Dynamic, ambitious, motivated, proactive and resilient

* Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills at all levels

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