Your new company
A specialist financial services company based in the Berkshire/Oxfordshire area, offer hybrid working (3 days a week in the office) to a qualified and experienced Internal Audit Manager with hands-on Internal Auditing experience.
Your new role
In this role you will manage and execute the audit process from start to finish on a range of internal audits, with a mainly operational audit focus.
From planning, through building the audit, risk & controls test programme and execution of the audits along with close and continuous engagement with the business, keeping operational managers up to date on audit progress, any observations, followed by formal report writing, this is a fairly autonomous role.
Coordinating analysis of risk in areas of assigned audit responsibility and preparing proposed internal audit plans based on the results of the risk analysis.
Performing audit work and supervising the performance of work by any assigned staff or contractors, including reviewing work papers, documenting control weaknesses or inefficiencies and managing the completion of the audit within the given timeframe.
You will exercise individual judgement and initiative in selecting the focus for coverage within audits, and determining and locating sources of information
Preparing audit reports and agreeing reports with auditees prior to finalisation.
The role does not currently directly manage any staff, but it will involve mentoring and training more junior staff within the team on specific audits. (For someone interested in managing staff there is opportunity for this in the future, for the right candidate. )
What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally be a qualified Auditor ACA, ACCA, CIA or equivalent, from a Big firm background at Internal Audit Manager level, with a significant number of Financial Services clients within your portfolio, or you may have a background within a Financial Services company in an Internal Audit Management role.
You will have a thorough understanding of the full internal audit life cycle and excellent knowledge of general controls /SOX Compliance
You will be a proactive problem solver with the ability to thoroughly identify and investigate issues and determine the appropriate course of action. Partnering and working through contentious issues with customers in a non-confrontational style.
You will have the ability to handle confidential information and communicate clearly with individuals at a wide range of levels and on sensitive matters.
You need to be happy to attend the office in Berkshire/ Oxfordshire border area on a hybrid working arrangement for 3 days a week.
Asset Management experience would be an added bonus.
What you'll get in return
Excellent salary and wide-ranging benefits package
Flexible working options available - hybrid working 3 days a week in the office
Relocation package is an option for the right candidate
Excellent opportunities to progress within a broad generalist internal audit role and growing internal audit team.
What you need to do now
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