Audit Manager - Financial Crime

Job Title: Audit Manager - Financial Crime
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + +car allowance, pension
Reference: 3772273_1584445252
Contact Name: Lynsey Pitkeathly
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 17, 2020 11:40

Job Description

A Financial Services Internal Audit Manager role in Edinburgh offering £58,000 - £65,000+bens

Your new company
A new and exciting opportunity with the Financial Services sector for an Internal Audit Manager with significant experience across Financial crime and AML operations. Our client is a well-know and customer focused bank who are going through some exciting changes at group level. As a result of new investment across the Audit & Assurance team, our client is looking to recruit an Internal Audit Manager across their financial products team. Joining a fast-paced and creative business, the internal audit function is a key business partner across operations, finance, technology and change ensuring the business is able to progress and adapt across the strategic plan.

Your new role
The Internal Audit manager will be part of an experienced team in a customer focused environment. You will be responsible for risk prevention and management working at a senior level to determine and prevent risk events across Finance and operations, particularly in relation to payments, financial crime and anti-money laundering prevention. From a technical perspective, this role will oversee the assessment of internal controls, managing and developing the audit plan and take accountability for the end-to-end audit process and deliverables for allocated audits. Regulation and operations work hand in hand i this team across a 2nd line of defence model and a solid understanding will be required for the Internal Audit manager to identify risks, controls and preventative measures across fraud, collections & recoveries teams and the financial crime universe to mitigate losses.

Commercially, this role will have a broad understanding of the business strategy and knowledge of business as usual and ongoing project requirements to not only review and challenge but facilitate change and recommendations. This role will be highly visible across the organisation discussing the business context and audit scope, establishing and build relationships, internally and externally.

Additionally, our client is an innovative business with a focus on technology and process improvement at the heart of there objectives. The Internal Audit manager will consider technology risks within the scope of business led audits and capture all relevant data within process maps.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a high degree of exposure across operational and financial risk focusing on customers and preventative risk across financial activities. You will have notable experience within Internal Audit with experience within a complex organisation or client base. You will work collaboratively across technology, finance and operations to offer sound advice across a personal and business banking environment. Joining a business which values audit you can expect an active involvement in change projects and horizon scanning opportunities to maximise assurance impact.

The internal Audit manager will be creative in their thought processes with an ability to voice an opinion and will be part of a truly collaborative environment where their ideas will be heard locally and across the senior management team.

What you'll get in return
This is a fantastic role, whether you are looking to move into a senior role with exposure to audit committee and the director of internal audit or are looking to work with a varied product led business - this role has huge progression potential for the right candidate. Benefits include generous holiday, pension and bonus with flexible/home working options alongside a very competitive annual salary.

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