Technology Risk Assurance - IT Controls Audit Manager

Recruiter
BDO
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive + benefits
Posted
13 May 2024
Closes
07 Jun 2024
Ref
909731
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Ideas | People | Trust

We're BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions entrepreneurial organisations need to navigate today's changing world.

We work with the companies that are Britain's economic engine - ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy - and directly advise the owners and management teams leading them.

We'll broaden your horizons

The Technology Risk Assurance (TRA) team sits right at the heart of the Audit practice. We leverage our deep technical expertise to evaluate the risks associated with the use of technology for businesses in a number of sectors - from Consumer Markets, Retail, Technology Media & Telecoms, Natural Resources, Energy & Shipping and Financial Services. We use data analytics procedures to look for trends, anomalies and also understand IT and business processes whilst identifying the risks. It's exciting and interesting work that can include evaluating risks around emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics Process Automation (RPA) as well as cyber related risks.

As part of our TRA team, you'll receive all the support you need to reach your potential and build your technical skills.

We'll help you succeed

The work we do is underpinned by quality. We deliver audits which are trusted and transparent which can be relied upon by companies and their stakeholders. You'll be someone who is comfortable working pro-actively and, managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with Senior Managers, Directors, and BDO's Partners. You'll help deliver accurate and transparent reporting to all relevant stakeholders as you provide long term value.

You'll be someone with experience of:

  • Scoping and planning tech-enabled audit approaches to address audit risk in the most effective way
  • Reviewing the work performed by the team so that high quality audit standards are maintained
  • Providing insightful reporting to internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinating and supporting our regional TRA team to support both the current and future pipeline of work. This includes working alongside the audit team to strategically plan the resources, audit scope and project plan needed to deliver the External Audit requirements
  • Embedding strong project and financial management across the team is essential
  • Inspiring, coaching and developing a team
  • Bringing ideas to enhance the service we provide and act as a point of escalation throughout an engagement with respect to project delivery matters
  • Identifying and raising matters with a Director or Partner while exercising judgement within agreed parameters
  • Contributing to the development of methodologies and guidance for internal use
  • Acting as an ambassador of the firm, participate in marketing events, keep abreast of the wide range of services the firm offers and suggest innovative products and services
  • Contributing and shape team meetings and represent the TRA team at office and firm meetings as required
  • Integrating Controls testing and Data Analytics into an external audit approach
  • Interpreting the financial audit impact of IT risks and control weaknesses
  • Cyber risk management and business resilience
  • IT system implementation risks and controls
  • IT Governance and IT Compliance Reviews
  • Service Auditor Reporting


You'll be able to be yourself; we'll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to our business. We're committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task at hand.

At BDO, we'll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We're in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO's core values and we're proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we'll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs. Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you'll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value and satisfying experiences at work, so we've invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO's people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we'll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you'll never stop learning at BDO.

We're looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy. Our success is powered by our people, which is why we're always finding new ways to invest in you. Across the UK thousands of unique minds continue to come together to help companies we work with to achieve their ambitions. We've got a clear purpose, and we're confident in our future, because we're adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.