IT Audit Manager

My client are a fast expending financial services corporation with interests across Insurance, Life and Pensions and Capital Markets.

Due to a planned expansion of the high performing internal audit team, we are seeking to appoint an experienced IT Audit Manager who will work across all aspects of the business in this stand-alone role.

Reporting into the Chief Internal Auditor, this is a high level and strategic internal audit delivery role with emphasis on stakeholder relationship management. The function pride themselves on their collaborative partnership with the business and so previous experience of this will be essential.

You will be responsible for assisting the Chief Auditor in delivery of a risk based audit plan to the Audit Committee. You will be part of a growing, highly collegiate team and will be responsible for delivering end-to-end risk based audits.

The IT Audit Manager will take a key role in the identification of existing and emerging risks and challenging, and supporting, the delivery of the business plan.

This is a fast paced role which requires constant re-evaluation of approach and priorities to ensure that the audit function and its operation remain relevant to the business

Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Lead and delivering IT audits across all aspects of the business
  • Provide independent, reliable and objective assurance to the Company on risk management, control and corporate governance issues.
  • Report significant existing and emerging risk exposures and control.
  • Support the Chief Auditor in providing summary reporting to the Audit Committee (and other Committees as required)
  • Build and strengthen relationships at an operational level, providing guidance, challenge and corrective action, without preventing growth or commercial performance.
  • Maintain strong stakeholder relationships, being prepared to deliver tough messages, whilst maintaining long term relationships.

  • Qualified CISA or equivalent and ideally a graduate
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering full end to end IT internal audits without supervision.
  • Experience in conducting IT audits within UK/US regulated financial services (not retail Financial Services)
  • Experience at stakeholder engagement - a proven track record for developing positive working relationships and influencing stakeholders at all levels, including at the most senior level is critical for this role.

This is a high achieving organisation and they consistently attract and secure the best meaning your peer group will be exceptional. This client offers an excellent financial package as well as an above average bonus potential. There is also an in-house gym and fitness facilities as there is a real emphasis on fitness and wellbeing across the business.

The offices are based in the heart of the City of London and there is no travel with the role.

The team are currently working from home with no plans to return to the office until into 2021. Agile working was common place before the pandemic and it is expected that working from home for a portion of the week, will continue once normality returns.

Interviews will take place remotely.

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