Latest Vacancies in Internal Audit



A tier one bank is seeking a senior IT Infrastructure Auditor to join their team.  Building on similar experience gained in a large financial services organisation you will work as part of a team to maintain consistently high reporting standards.

  • Excellent understanding of risks, controls and testing methods for commonly used platforms such as Unix, Windows, Data networks for mobile and voice, Mainframe, Midrange amongst others.
  • Degree educated with an appropriate audit or accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, IIA, CISA).
  • Experience operating one of the above mentioned platforms.
  • Good working knowledge of current business operating models and systems.
  • Understanding of controls and governance relating to Information Security and IT Risk Management.

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.

Our client is a Financial Services Group with a strong presence in the EMEA region. They are seeking a VP in Technology Audit to join their Internal Audit Team, covering applications audits in the Finance and Liquidity Risk Audit space. Working along side the business audit team to define the overall scope of audits, the successful candidate will be the main point of contact for IT Audit in Finance and Liquidity Risk for EMEA, and responsible for all IT Audit input in this area.
Key Requirements:
• Experience of leading IT Applications Audits, either in an Investment Bank, or on a Consultancy basis with a Big 4 firm
• Experience of Applications Audit in Finance and Liquidity Risk
• An understanding of the Investment Banking and the interaction of IT Audit with the rest of the business
• Relevant higher education and professional qualifications: CA or similar level Accountancy Qualification, Technology Auditing Professional Qualifications, such as CISA

Our client is a European Investment Bank with a global presence. They are looking to appoint a senior VP in IT Audit in their London Office. Covering a wide range of products including commodities, debt and equities markets, and asset management, this role offers the right candidate a great opportunity to gain a wide breadth of experience, and provides the opportunity to develop their career within a highly experienced team. Using an integrated audit approach the role will focus on application reviews mainly within the fixed income business, however there will also be some opportunity to develop within the infrastructure space, and to work on associated projects.
Requirements
• Degree educated with relevant IT Audit qualifications
• Significant experience of auditing Investment Banking Applications particularly front office applications
• A strong technical background, ideally with some relevant application development experience

Our client is a Tier 1 European Bank. They are seeking two experienced technology auditors to join the Internal Audit Function of their London office. One post at VP level, the other for an AVP.

With a financial services background gained in a large bank or investment firm, the ideal candidate will use their prior experience in IT applications audit to maintain the organisation’s rigorous internal audit standards. Of particular interest will be  candidates with experience auditing areas of Fixed Income, Market Risk and Equities.

The successful candidate will use excellent communication skills to develop and maintain positive working relationships with stakeholders and senior management, in addition to facilitating a culture of shared knowledge and experience with team members.

For the junior role, candidates who are currently working with a Practice firm, and who have had experience working for banking clients will be considered.

Essential Skills:

Degree educated or related experience

A professional IT audit qualification

Our client is expanding their Internal Audit function and is seeking a VP Internal Auditor to join their Automated Systems (data) team. With a background in financial services or large European bank, as a specialist in data audit or data analysis, the successful candidate will have:

  • Experience planning , scoping and executing audit plans

  • Team management experience

  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal

  • Experience analysing datasets using SQL or SAS

  • Excellent understanding of the risks and controls governing financial data including any developments in regulations.

  • Degree educated or equivalent qualification

  • Professional qualification

A tier one bank with a strong global presence is seeking a Director to lead their IT Audit (Infrastructure) team.  Using demonstrable leadership experience to develop a team with a shared knowledge culture, you will maintain high standards of reporting integrity across the team and maintain positive relationships with management and stakeholders.  The successful candidate will have a background in a similar banking environment in either IT or Business audit.

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience in a leadership role, maintaining and developing excellent working relationships with team members, stakeholders and senior management.
  • Charismatic leadership skills with desire and personality to inspire other team members.
  • Expert understanding of risks, controls and testing methods for commonly used platforms such as Unix, Windows, Data networks for mobile and voice, Mainframe, Midrange amongst others.

 

Desirable

  • Degree educated with an appropriate audit or accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, IIA, CISA).
  • Experience operating one of the above mentioned platforms.
  • Good working knowledge of current business operating models and systems.
  • Prior experience managing a global team and resources.
  • Understanding of controls and governance relating to Information Security and IT Risk Management.

Our client, a tier 1 organisation is seeking an Associate VP to join their Internal Audit team. With a financial services background gained in a large bank or investment firm, the ideal candidate will use their prior experience in IT applications audit to maintain the organisation’s rigorous internal audit standard.  The successful candidate will use excellent communication skills to develop and maintain positive working relationships with stakeholders and senior management in addition to facilitating a culture of shared knowledge and experience amongst team members.

Our client, an international top rated accountancy and advisory firm, is looking for a Senior Technical Audit Consultant.  You will lead a team working on a variety of assurance engagements, including Data Management, Risk Assurance, Data Protection, and work on audits for a wide ranging client base across the Midlands..  In addition to the technical aspects, this role offers the opportunity to gain business development experience, working with the team preparing client tenders.

Responsibilities:

Lead a team of advisers in the effective delivery of IT Assurance Services, and act as a coach and mentor as necessary.

Manage the timely delivery of client assignments and ensure the effective use of staff and resources, to deliver projects within budget.

Manage a client portfolio.  The client base ranges from large commercial entities and public sector bodies, and will be slanted according to your specialisms.

Build relationships with clients with a view to contributing to Business Development, and identifying new work streams

Requirements:

Professional IT Qualification, eg CISA, CISSP, CISM or similar.

Relevant applications or infrastructure audit experience both considered.

Relevant IT Audit Experience

Internal Audit or Consultancy experience

The requirements stated are mandatory for role.

The successful candidate will lead the Payments Technology Audit team in a tier 1 institution with a strong global presence.   With a proven track record of leading audit teams, allocating resources and managing budgets, the ideal candidate will maintain high standards of reporting across the function.  In addition to having responsibilities for motivating and inspiring the broader team, the successful candidate will foster a team environment where junior talent can thrive and develop.  With an excellent understanding of trends impacting on client’s business areas and their potential impact on audit plans, the successful candidate will deputise for Executive staff as required.

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience in a leadership role, maintaining and developing excellent working relationships with team members, stakeholders and senior management .

  • An expert knowledge of IT applications audit including risk profiles and regulatory controls.

  • Excellent working knowledge of technology, operations, risk management, finance and product control activities.

Desirable

  • Degree educated with an appropriate audit qualification (CISA)

  • Good working knowledge of payments (CHAPS, SWIFT) and technology infrastructure

  • Understanding of financial services industry including its products and services

  • Prior experience managing a global team and resources.