• Michael Page Oil & Gas
  • Michael Page Oil & Gas
  • Michael Page Oil & Gas
  • Michael Page Oil & Gas
  • Michael Page Oil & Gas
  • Michael Page Oil & Gas

Senior Internal Auditor

Job Ref No: 
Location (Region): 
United Kingdom,Brighton
Phone Number: 
+44 1273 201214
Local Salary: 
£40000 - £45000 per annum
David Revell

To provide an independent, objective assurance and consulting service to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the risk management, control and governance processes for the business.

Job Description: 

* When required, assist the Head of Internal Audit in regularly reviewing the internal audit strategy; methodology; and audit plan to ensure significant business risks and mitigating controls are adequately considered and evaluated.

* Assist the Head of Internal Audit in reviewing and updating the Internal Audit Universe / Integrated Assurance Map.

* Provide assurance to the Board, Audit Sub-Committee and Senior Management through high quality audits and recommendations that add value to the organisation.

* Deliver audits as per the annual risk-based audit plan to time and budget.

* Lead and conduct end-to-end auditing including: planning meetings; preparation of detailed scopes of review, risk assessments and audit testing / work programmes; audit fieldwork; audit close meetings and writing up audit reports for financial, operational, basic IT and project related audits.

* Lead and perform ad hoc and time critical reviews / investigations as required.

* Regularly communicate with the Head of Internal Audit and Senior Operational Management on process and control deficiencies; proposed corrective actions and other value added recommendations (including cost reduction / efficiencies) for each audit assignment.

* Produce clear and concise draft audit reports for review by the Head of Internal Audit.

* When required, provide a first level quality review of audit working papers and files to ensure the audit methodology, policies and procedures are adhered to and supporting documentation evidences the overall audit opinion.

* Perform timely follow-up reviews of audit recommendations.

* Ensure audit assignments take appropriate account of the need for the fair treatment of customers / conduct risks.

* Ensure Internal Audit service levels are met or exceeded.

* Adhere to all corporate policies as well as all Internal Audit policies, processes and procedures.

* Assist the Head of Internal Audit in other required tasks

Who we're looking for: 

Technical Skills: Applicant must have a sound understanding of:

* Financial Services' products; regulations; and general systems and controls

* Relevant regulatory / statutory requirements e.g. Data Protection, Financial Crime (AML & Fraud) etc.

* Enterprise-wide Risk Management Processes e.g. (CRSA)

* Friendly Society, Company and other legislation

* Corporate governance and best practice requirements e.g. Combined Code

* Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA) Code of Ethics, International Standards and Best Practice Guidelines

* Data Interrogation Software / Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs) e.g. ACL and its application (beneficial but not essential)

* Microsoft Office

* Workflow Management Software

Qualifications / Experience:

* CIMA / ACCA / ACA or an equivalent qualification

* Proven audit experience (internal / external) within Financial Services

* Experience at leading / supervising small audit teams

* Proven experience of report writing

* Previous experience of dealing with / exposure to review agencies such as External Auditors, Compliance, Actuaries etc.

Personal Skills and Competencies:

* Maintain a professional, pro-active approach to audit assignments

* Assimilate information quickly and accurately

* Excellent oral and written communications (including excellent report writing and good audit interviewing skills)

* Strong analytical, challenging and investigative skills

* Flexible and adaptable in approach and attitude to audit assignments

About our client: 

Financial services based in Brighton

What's On Offer: 

£40,000 to £45,000

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