IT Audit Manager

Recruiter
Smith & Nephew
Location
Watford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1270216904
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role Title IT Audit Manager Location Watford Rewards Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits on offer. When applying please provide details of current remuneration package along with salary expectations. Summary Smith and Nephew are looking for an IT Audit Manager to join our team in Watford. The Global Internal Audit Function provides independent assurance on Smith & Nephews risk management, governance and internal control processes. This is an exceptionally exciting time to be joining the Group with a new CEO and Executive Leadership team driving change through our new purpose 'Life Unlimited' and our pillars and strategic imperatives. The Internal Audit team itself has also recently experienced a period of change and as a leading edge function is looking to appoint an IT Audit Manager, based in Watford, UK. This is an ideal opportunity for the right candidate to contribute to the future of a best practice Global Internal Audit Function with further opportunities to move within the function or internally with the business. Essential Job Functions As a key member of the Internal Audit team, the IT Audit Manager will be responsible for: leading IT and Programme Assurance Reviews; supporting the IT and Programme Assurance Director to develop the end to end IT and Programme Assurance Plan; developing stakeholder relationships across the Group; coaching and mentoring more junior team members; and acting as an ambassador for the Internal Audit Function across the Group. Responsibilities: * Plans and conducts assigned audit engagements successfully in accordance with the Global Internal Audit Methodology and professional standards. * Identifies and communicates issues, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk. * Provides technical expertise in emerging digital risk areas. * Supervises senior auditors and co-source staff assigned to engagements providing guidance and overall review of deliverables. * Ensures audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances, and risk. * Develops audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives. * Obtains and reviews evidence ensuring audit conclusions are well-documented. * Communicates assigned tasks to engagement team in a manner that is clear and concise ensuring high quality, accurate, and efficient results. * Assess and monitor management's progress in implementing agreed upon actions. * Assist in preparation of Audit Committee papers. * Ensures adequate focus on personal professional growth relevant to taking on more challenging assignments, in line with standard audit career progression - proactively seeks relevant education and training opportunities. * Acting as an ambassador for Internal Audit across the business. * Willingness to travel 25-50% globally (typically two week audit engagements). * Performs other related duties as assigned. Requirements * Candidates should have extensive experience with internal audits, particularly with Cyber Security, IT Controls and data analytics. * Preferably, candidates have substantial work experience gained in either the profession and / or a large corporate internal audit / risk management department. * Ideally candidates will have experience with auditing SAP and / or project management of large scale transformations. * Thorough knowledge of audit procedures, including the IIA standards and guidelines and risk-based auditing techniques. * Experience of working within a matrix structure and with a wide array of stakeholders globally About Us Smith & Nephew is a diversified advanced medical technology business that supports healthcare professionals in more than 100 countriesto improve the quality of life for their patients. We have leadership positions in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine and Trauma: * Orthopedics Reconstruction - joint replacement systems for knees, hips and shoulders * Advanced Wound Management - wound care treatment and prevention products used to treat hard to heal wounds * Sports Medicine - minimally invasive surgery of the joint * Trauma & Extremities - products that help repair broken bones We have over 16,000 employees around the world. Annual sales in 2018 of more than $4.9 billion. We are a constituent of the UK's FTSE100 and our shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange and through American Depository Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN) . Applications If you share our passion for pioneering innovation and can demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined, we would love to hear from you. When applying please provide details of current remuneration package along with salary expectations We continue to actively build an environment where every individual can fulfil their potential and be proud ambassadors for Smith & Nephew, our customers and their patients. We value the diversity of our people and welcome applications from everyone.

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