Senior Internal Auditor – Financial Services

  • Anywhere

I am working on behalf of a global Financial Services company in the recruitment of a Senior Internal Auditor. The role will be working across Pensions, Investments, Wealth Management and consulting and encompassed a diverse portfolio. You will be supporting UK and Global partners. There is some international travel involved which makes the role varied and interesting.

You will be a Qualified Accountant with experience gained either in an Accountancy practice or you may already be working in an Internal Audit role. Unfortunately Visa Sponsorship is not offered for this role. Role overview: Manage internal stakeholder relationships with other team members and Internal Audit Leadership, developing a trusting collaboration. Work collaboratively with relevant engagement teams and business contacts.

Participate in assigned areas of continuous monitoring of the Company’s KPIs and regularly present results to Directors. Participating in development of an audit approach and testing strategy for assigned procedures. Testing and documenting assigned audit procedures for engagements, in line with departmental KPIs and methodology. Communicating audit findings to the team lead and to Business Unit management.

Preparing the initial draft of audit issues, and recommendations for management actions, for the Audit Manager’s review Follow up of allocated management actions. Work with IA Directors, Senior Managers and Audit Managers to complete risk assessments Effectively contribute to all and any Internal Audit activities as and when required; including departmental strategic initiatives and presenting to internal meetings. Candidate requirements Experience in a comparable role with a large multi-national, financial services, or Big 4 firm. Experience in using data analytics to achieve audit objectives would be an advantage.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to engage with senior management and stakeholders. Additional proficiency in French, German, Spanish, Mandarin, or Cantonese would be an advantage. Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills when applying risk based internal auditing techniques in end-to-end audits. Self-motivated with a track record of working autonomously, with strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.

A relevant professional qualification (e. g. , Certified Public Accountant/Chartered Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor