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Financial Services - Insurance Internal Audit Senior Manager

Bristol, United Kingdom
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Our team provides Financial Service clients with Internal Audit services, using a combination of industry and business expertise to deliver innovative Internal Audit solutions to clients across the West & Wales.We are currently looking for an Internal Audit Senior Manager to join our rapidly expanding team in Bristol. With a background in Internal audit and a good understanding of the Insurance sector, you will be ambitious and enthusiastic.In return we will give the opportunity to work in the fast paced world of Financial Services internal audit, shaped by ever changing and demanding regulatory focus within the insurance sector. You will work with the both large and mid tier Insurers, providing support to understand and manage their risk and controls across the whole business.

The responsibilities will vary depending upon the client and engagement profile. Amongst others, you will be:
  • Managing and delivering a portfolio of internal audit clients;
  • Being agile and working across a range of different subjects and projects;
  • Developing a risk assessment and audit universe for internal audit clients, and developing an annual plan of work;
  • Delivering Internal Audit engagements from planning through to execution and reporting;
  • Communicating risk findings, verbally and written, to clients in a pragmatic and helpful manner;
  • Building an internal network of relationships with Subject Matter Experts (SME) to develop, manage and scope SME led reviews in areas of specialism such as Cyber, Operational Resilience, Cloud computing, Governance etc. and supporting our subject matter experts in delivering insight and expertise, potentially moving towards being a subject matter expert yourself in a chosen area;
  • Building meaningful relationships with clients through client engagements and networking;
  • Working with a supportive group of Partners and Directors within the Internal Audit practice to develop innovative, market leading solutions and proposals;and
  • Coaching more junior team members and reviewing their work.

Essential Skills:
  • Internal Audit experience at senior level, managing audits and relationships
  • Knowledge of the financial services sector (Insurance sector specifically), including an understanding of how risks are managed within the sector.
  • Ability to manage and deliver against deadlines while working on multiple projects;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong client handling and relationship management skills;
  • Experience of problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions tailored to clients' needs.


We're a leading provider of trust in the digital world - in the eyes of our people, our clients and our stakeholders. Today's business environment is different. More complex. More connected. Companies not only face new and unknown risks, but also new and untapped opportunities. Our team is at the forefront of this change, join us to be a part of transforming how risk is perceived and capitalised on.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.


Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

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Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.


The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.


What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.



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