Latest Vacancies in Insurance Audit



Exclusive – Insurance and General Insurance Internal Audit positions.

Fleet are working exclusively on these combined roles and are therefore not available elsewhere.

If you’re seeking to grow your career within General Insurance or London Market Insurance within a Controls, Internal Audit or Audit Consulting role, we have multiple opportunities across practice and industry offering supportive working environments in large and small teams with local and international exposure.

To apply, you must have a minimum of 18 months General Insurance Audit or General Insurance Internal Audit experience and a strong motivation to develop your career. *

In return for your hard work you will be rewarded with an excellent salary £40-60k (depending on experience) plus bonus and benefits.

For more information on these General Insurance Audit Jobs email Paul Stanbridge, Fleet Search + Selection.

* This includes individuals who have had Audit or Accountancy experience in non-insurance markets but have had a high skilled professional level role for a minimum of 2 years within a General Insurer.

Our client is a boutique Internal Audit and Governance Consultancy firm operating an experienced hire model with a strong financial services client base. They are looking to build on their existing team by engaging a professional to carry out IT Audit reviews within the Financial Services sector.

You should possess:
– a minimum 6-15+ years experience carrying out applications and infrastructure reviews with financial services clients, whether banking, investment management or insurance;
– a good understanding of COBIT;
– strong stakeholder management experience.

The organisation has a great team environment consisting of peers from audit groups in Tier 1 institutions and offers an excellent package with flexible working conditions.

The successful candidate will be part of the Life Assurance Audit team with responsibility for the management of a (closed book) Life Insurer. This role will give a high level of autonomy and will involve audit execution, day to day management of the audit work, liaison with key client staff and the management of the reporting process. Using strong technical knowledge to assist you in these tasks, you will report to an Audit Director.

You will also have the opportunity to advise on supporting significant Solvency II projects and helping to develop more junior staff. You will also have the opportunity to audit other areas of the group including Asset Management, Treasury and Reinsurance.

  • Responsibilities include:
  • Managing the Life Assurance Audits and assisting with other financial services audits
  • Development and coaching of junior members of staff
  • Completion of audits within agreed time-scales
  • Budgeting
  • Travel to UK offices in Birmingham, Hertfordshire, Milton Keynes and London for 20-30% of your time.
  • Experience/Qualifications:
  • Recently qualified ACAs or ACCA’s from an Audit or Transaction Advisory Services Group. Preference will be given to those with Client Secondment / Audit / Advisory or Internal Audit experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years PQE in a financial services (retail or wholesale) environment is essential – ie Life Assurance, General Insurance, Asset Management or Banking.
  • Impressive analytical capabilities
  • Highly motivated and committed
  • Positive and ambitious attitude
  • Up to date on current economic and market trends
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships
  • Highly proficient in written and oral communication
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team

Role Description:

The successful candidates will be part of the Asset Management and Life Assurance Audit team with responsiblities for the management of a (closed book) Life Insurer. This role will give a high level of autonomy and will involve audit execution, day to day management of the audit work, liaison with key client staff and the management of the reporting process. You will report to an Audit Director.

You will also have the opportunity to advise on supporting significant Solvency II projects and helping to develop more junior staff. You will also have the opportunity to audit other areas of the group including Asset Management, Treasury and Reinsurance.
Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Life Assurance Audits and assisting with other financial services audits
  • Development and coaching of junior members of staff
  • Completion of audits within agreed time-scales
  • Budgeting
  • Travel to UK offices in Birmingham, Hertfordshire, Milton Keynes and London for 20-30% of your time.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Recently qualified ACAs or ACCA’s from an Audit or Transaction Advisory Services Group. Preference will be given to those with Client Secondment / Audit / Advisory or Internal Audit experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years PQE in a financial services (retail or wholesale) environment is essential – ie Life Assurance, General Insurance, Asset Management or Banking.
  • Impressive analytical capabilities
  • Highly motivated and committed
  • Positive and ambitious attitude
  • Up to date on current economic and market trends
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships
  • Highly proficient in written and oral communication
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
High level role working on a the complex Financial Services operations focusing on systemic risk issues.
This role covers a high risk division requiring a subtle audit approach and sensitive relationship management skills.
The successful candidate will have a background in Banking, Asset Management or Insurance, and have a thorough knowledge of dealing with complex operations in the middle and back office. High levels of energy and enthusiasm as well as the ability to sell audit concepts as well as conduct the audits is essential.
You will be the lead Auditor for this business stream and support the larger audit group on on issues in the asset management business.

Senior role within the Life business of a leading FTSE 100 company to lead the development and implementation of the audit plan for Actuarial controls .

  • Qualified Life Actuary;
  • Awareness of General Insurance actuarial concepts;
  • Knowledge of Insurance Pricing, Reserving, Capital requirements (including Solvency 2), Planning, Forecasting and Financial Reporting;
  • Ability to communicate complex messages effectively to different audiences which will include the Insurance Finance Director and Chief Actuary as their key stakeholder.

Head of Audit role reporting to the COO, Risk Director and the Audit Committee.

This is a stand alone position where you will execute and review the internal audit plan for this growing London market insurer.

The group have Wholesale and Reinsurance lines of business: P&C, Marine & Energy, Casualty, Broker Reinsurance and Direct lines: Risk & Speciality Risk, Marine & Aviation and Professional Services. You must have previous experience of working within a senior role in one of the above business areas.

You must have a strong commercial outlook as well as having a strong audit or accounting background with the relevant ACA / ACCA/ IIA qualification.

This is a new role created as part of the group risk and controls strategy – an excellent time to join a growing business at a unique point of development… building a small audit team underneath this position is very much part of the mid term growth plan.

This role would suit a Senior Manager from a practice firm with very strong commercial experience, or a Senior Manger / Deputy Head of Audit in the Internal Audit function of an London Market or mid capital (re)Insurer looking for an upward career move.

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Salary c£110k plus bonus. Edinburgh /London

This is Senior Group role within the Life business of a leading FTSE 100 company to lead the development and implementation of the audit plan for Insurance and Actuarial Finance.

  • Ideally a qualified Life Actuary;
  • Awareness of General Insurance actuarial concepts is also preferred;
  • Good knowledge of key finance process and activities including, Insurance Pricing, Reserving, Capital requirements (including Solvency 2), Planning, Forecasting and Financial Reporting;
  • Ability to communicate complex messages effectively to different audiences which will include the Insurance Finance Director and Chief Actuary as their key stakeholder.

Contract or Perm £70-90,000 or £400-450 p/d,

Our client, a leading consultancy firm, seeks an experienced Internal Auditor or External Auditor with strong knowledge of insurance operations (including: Claims, Actuarial, Research, and Underwriting processes) to work alongside financial auditors at a Lloyd’s Managing Agent and a large General insurer.

This key role is to assist and educate a team that currently lacks detailed Lloyd’s/ General Insurance operations knowledge.You will manage your own client portfolio in a supportive, professional environment that offers an excellent work /life balance.

£300-400 p/d, 3-6+ months contract,

Our client, a leading consultancy firm, seeks an experienced Accountant/ SOX practitioner/ Internal Auditor or External Auditor with strong knowledge of insurance operations (including: Claims, Research, and Underwriting process) to work alongside financial auditors at a Lloyd’s Managing Agent.

This key role is to assist and educate a team that currently lacks detailed Lloyd’s operations knowledge.

There is a strong possibility the contract could extend should you wish.