Senior/Principal Consultant - Cyber IT Audit

UK wide (Hybrid)
Competitive + benefits
08 Jul 2024
31 Jul 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

This job is available in 6 locations: London, Bristol, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Birmingham

As one of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, RSM delivers big ideas and premium service to help middle-market businesses thrive. We are a fast-growing firm with big ambitions -- we have a clear goal to become the premium adviser to the middle market, globally. This vision touches everything we do, motivating and inspiring us to become better every day. If you are looking for a firm where you can build a future and make an impact, then RSM is the place for you.

Consulting brings together multiple teams across Transactions, Risk & Consulting, ABA, and Outsourcing to provide client-centric solutions for RSM’s current and future clients within the middle market. Our Consulting team has a major role to play in driving forward the growth of the firm with over 1,700 people delivering almost £200m revenue.

At the heart of Consulting are the six solutions we offer our clients: business transformation, deal services, finance function support, risk and governance, forensic and investigation services, and restructuring. Our solutions create an enhanced tailored approach to support our clients in achieving their strategic goals and empower our people to make an impact and develop their own unique career path.

Overall job purpose

Assist in managing the Technology Risk Assurance (TRA) client portfolio in conjunction with Partners/Directors to ensure timely and accurate delivery of assignments at clients’ sites whilst specialising in Cyber Security clients.


  • Control and manage the delivery of the assignment (specialising in Cyber Security clients), to ensure that the work is completed to time and budget, providing solutions on any issues as appropriate to the Director / Partner
  • Lead TRA team’s and individuals to ensure effective delivery of TRA services,
  • Manage agreed client portfolio for the regional area
  • Perform more complex TRA assignments
  • Represent the Firm in TRA matters as required, including attendance at client meetings and audit committees
  • Draft proposals or assist as part of team that prepares tenders and presents these as part of business development
  • Build relationships with clients and identify/act upon all potential additional work opportunities at existing clients or new work at potential clients


  • Professionally qualified e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP or equivalent
  • Strong demonstrable experience in supporting Not for Profit & Financial Services clients with Cyber Security Internal Audits
  • Relevant experience within IT Audit to a higher level
  • Experience of auditing active directory and cloud security environment
  • Demonstrates expertise in managing team and coaching junior members of the team
  • Effective use of IT including excel, audit and accounts packages, outlook
  • Excellent technical knowledge on both the internal audit process and relevant sector issues
  • Master’s degree or equivalent degree in Information Technology


  • Takes responsibility for work tasks and quality, managing own workload and deadlines under supervision
  • Shows enthusiasm and commitment to undertaking tasks as required and in particular in seeing tasks through to completion
  • Willing to travel nationally and stay away from home when required (less than 30% of the time)
  • Confident and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrates active listening skills and undertakes timely action where appropriate
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Able to organise and manage time efficiently and effectively whilst being flexible
  • Considers development of specialist areas of knowledge
  • Able to work autonomously / pro-actively

Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the role. As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and will be subject to amendment in consultation with the individual.


Diversity and Inclusion at RSM

At RSM, we want to create a strong sense of belonging so that people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures feel they can bring their true self to work. Our clients come from all walks of life. We aim to achieve that same diversity of background, experience and perspective in our own teams, so that we can genuinely understand our client's needs. Diverse teams bring a broader range of ideas and insights to work. That's why we're working together to ensure our firm's principles and processes support a firm culture that embraces difference and strengthens inclusion.

At RSM we work hard to create an environment where our people can make a difference - to themselves, their career, their teams, and to the success of our firm and clients. We support all our people to work flexibly, to manage their family and other responsibilities alongside their work commitments; we believe this is key to achieving an inspiring and fulfilling working environment.