Senior Internal Auditor

  • London, Greater London, South East, England
  • £70000 per annum, Benefits:Full Benefits Provided On Request USD / Year
  • Contract
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Job Details

Contract Term: 6 Months

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head of Internal Audit in developing and implementing a risk-based audit plan.
  • Lead and manage all aspects of assigned internal audits, ensuring adherence to quality and professional standards.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the internal audit function, including reviewing and providing input on internal audit policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with and lead third-party auditors when necessary.
  • Effectively communicate audit findings to internal stakeholders, ensuring clear understanding and agreement on appropriate actions.
  • Follow up on audit recommendations to confirm management has adequately addressed them.
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders to foster understanding and acceptance of internal audit methods and reporting.
  • Conduct special assignments/projects as directed by the Head of Internal Audit, addressing emerging business risks.
  • Promote and advocate for best practices in risk management, governance, and internal controls.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Professional internal audit or accounting qualification (e.g., relevant industry certifications)
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in internal audit, with practical application of relevant tools and techniques
  • Strong understanding of sound risk management, governance, and internal control practices
  • Experience in a regulated financial services environment is preferred, with additional experience in wealth, mortgage, and protection services a plus
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the internal audit lifecycle, from planning to reporting
  • Experience using data analytics in internal audit processes is advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong analytical and reporting abilities
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Self-confident, mature, and commercially aware
  • Effective time management and prioritization skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

Why Apply?:

  • Competitive salary (up to £70,000)
  • Bonus scheme (up to 10%)
  • Attractive pension plan with employer contributions
  • Health and life insurance benefits
  • Generous vacation time (25 days + holidays, with option to purchase additional days)
  • Flexible benefits package (including potential for health and dental insurance)
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