Audit & Risk Manager

Axiom Executive
Southampton, UK
10 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is seeking an Audit and Risk Manager to provide comprehensive risk-focused assurance to the Senior Leadership Team and Audit, Risk & Assurance Committee. You'll be working within the legal function alongside Compliance to ensure our assurance regime provides full coverage of our activities

Scope of job

In this pivotal role you will hold responsibility for management of Audit programmes and processes as well as the Risk Management area, including, but not limited to, the development, maintenance and monitoring of Risk Registers, Risk Polices, Risk and Assurance Frameworks and Risk reporting.

Key accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

Assist the Board, Audit & Risk Committee and Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to establish and communicate the organisation's risk & audit objectives and direction; and, integrate risk management with the strategy development process. Assist in setting the risk & audit budget;

Advise the CEO and Senior Leadership Team on developments and communication of risk management policies, delegations of authority, risk appetite, segregation of duties and risk tolerances/risk limits;

Develop and maintain the risk control framework to enable identification and assessment of major/ critical risks across core and emerging commercial and operational activities;

Assist in developing risk mitigation strategies for the organisation's critical risks and for monitoring these risks;


Ex-auditor/Enterprise Risk Manager;

Detailed knowledge of operational risk, internal controls and audit techniques, processes and practices - including experience in their application; knowledge of reviewing and testing frameworks and practices; proven experience in design and testing of controls, i.e. Risk Control Self Assessments (RCSA);

Able to take and maintain an independent approach and challenge where appropriate. Adaptable, pragmatic and cost conscious


Degree, or equivalent, in risk management, finance, accounting or auditing

Professional qualification preferred (CIA, CMIRM, FMIRM, ACCA)

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