Senior IT Auditor

Job Title: Senior IT Auditor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare & Fantastic Training
Reference: 092020-1227801_1599122819
Contact Name: George Wearden
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 03, 2020 09:47

Job Description

Join a well established Accountancy Practices' IT Internal Audit and Risk Advisory Services team based in Manchester. As a Senior Internal Auditor you will offer a range of advisory and support services across both the private and public sector. You will partner internal audit services, advice on establishing a new functions and provide quality reviews of existing internal audit functions.

Client Details

You will be joined a well established, global accountancy practice whose clients include both Corporate and Not for Profit businesses.


The Senior IT Auditor responsibilities will include;

  • To provide a high quality service to clients in respect of internal audit assignments including both operational and IT assurance elements.
  • Plan audit assignments with the assistance of manager/partners as requested
  • Responsible for leading on assigned portfolio as senior auditor
  • Prepared to be out of office at client sites performing audits (including limited International travel).
  • Ensure remote and on site audit work is carried out, including allocation of work within the designated team, in a professional manner
  • Ensure the work undertaken is in accordance with the approved plan and budget
  • Advise managers of progress on the job and any developments that may lead to change of strategy
  • Obtain sufficient evidence to support conclusions drawn and document this within the electronic working papers system, Pentana
  • Adopt an integrated assurance approach to audit assignments to include both operational and IT assurance requirements
  • Suggest logical solutions to problems
  • Prepare draft reports for each audit on time, to enable agreed client protocols to be met
  • Ensure closing meetings are held on each assignment prior to leaving site or remotely
  • Respond to client concerns in an efficient and effective manner
  • Deliver internal audit work in line with the agreed RAS protocols including timely delivery and completion of work within Pentana
  • Provide sound advice to clients and demonstrate knowledge of wider business issues
  • Supervise and review junior auditors' work, as required
  • Support RAS in technical development as required
  • Contribute to the development of new business by attending and presenting at tender opportunities.


In order to be considered to be the Senior IT Auditor you should have;

  • CISA qualified or equivalent; knowledge of COBIT
  • Proven relevant experience, gained in a similar auditing role
  • Good understanding of IT Risks and Controls
  • Good understanding of Information Security auditing
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Able to influence internal / external clients and colleagues
  • Has proven planning and prioritising skills
  • Able to work under pressure with accuracy and focus
  • Able to demonstrate problem solving skills

Job Offer

The successful Senior IT Auditor will receive;

  • Attractive salary of up to £42,000,
  • Exposure to wide ranging clients,
  • Excellent training with very experienced members of the team,
  • Fantastic friendly atmosphere,
  • Flexible working on offer.