Vacancies Tagged Head of Audit

Head of Audit for Risk, Wholesale Bank, London

Team of 4 VP’s & Dir’s plus junior staff.

Our client, a Global Wholesale Banking group are seeking to recruit a Risk Management Professional with experience in Internal Audit to Lead the EMEA Risk (Market, Credit, Models, liquidity risk, Stress Testing & Ops) Audit Division.

The Role

  • Define and plan the scope of audit work required
  • Plan and execute audits for risk management, including operational risk, market risk, liquidity risk, models risk, credit risk, and stress
  • Continuous monitoring of the ongoing audit process through all key stages
  • Working with both the local and global audit teams to establish full audit coverage and the scope of work required
  • Responsible for the management and mentoring of the Risk Audit team
  • Reporting to both the Global Head and Regional Head and carrying out special projects and ad hoc work as required


  • Experience working at a high level in a risk audit environment of a similar organisation
  • Comfortable dealing with and reporting to Committee / Boards and Regulators
  • Excellent understanding of current legislation, regulations and best practice, including, Basel III, Dodd Frank, SA-CCR, CRD IV and FRTB.
  • Knowledge of liquidity risk management, model risk, credit risk and market risk, with a specialisation in one area being preferable
  • Appropriately educated to degree standard, with professional risk management qualifications preferred.

To be considered for the role please forward your CV to Craig Phipps.

You must have the relevant UK / EU visa to apply.

Excellent Banking Package

Our client, a major London based international investment banking group, is looking for a compliance and regulatory specialist to head up the regional Compliance Audit function. You will need to possess:

– Excellent knowledge of recent Wholesale Banking regulatory and governance framework (Financial Crime, AML anti-bribery) as well as MiFID 2 and combined code / UK Corporate Governance Code;

– The ideal candidate will most likely have worked as a practitioner in legal and compliance within a Global Markets Banking firm, or lead Audit teams focusing on Global Markets Regulatory, compliance and governance.

– Applicants must have an EU / UK Visa.

To be considered for the role please apply to Paul Stanbridge with a copy of your CV.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Practitioner Compliance / Regulatory Global Markets Banking: 10 years

Our client, a European Investment Bank with a global presence are looking to appoint a Head of IT Audit to their London Office.  This role is being appointed on a consultancy basis for a 6-12+ month contract, and as such attracts a good day rate.  The right candidate will have significant experience at this level, and will be well versed in both infrastructure and applications audit within the Capital Markets and Investment Banking arena. The Bank cover a wide range of products including commodities, debt and equities markets, and asset management.  This is a great opportunity for a senior individual to work with a highly experienced team in a very technical audit environment.


  • Degree educated with relevant IT Audit qualifications
  • Significant experience of Investment Banking Applications Audit at this level
  • Previous ‘Head of’ or equivalent departmental leadership experience. [deleted requisite]
  • Sound technical background

Our client a leading tier one bank is seeking an experienced Internal Audit Director to lead audit team covering outsourced 3rd party arrangements.  With a background in financial services, the successful candidate will be experienced in project management.  In addition to experience leading and managing teams, you will have strong client and senior stakeholder relationship management skills.  This role would suit someone with internal or external consultancy experience in outsourced third party suppliers audit, including such areas as exit strategies, due diligence and contract negotiations.

Essential Skills

  • Degree educated or equivalent experience

  • Considerable experience in third party supplier audit, risk and controls within financial services or a large bank

  • Current understanding of global regulatory regulations and developments governing third party suppliers

  • SAS 70 experience or equivalent

  • Excellent communication skills

Our client is seeking an experienced VP or Director to lead their financial and regulatory reporting audit team.  You will use extensive knowledge of Financial Regulatory Reporting, both for an international and UK setting, to develop and implement the Internal Audit strategy.  Experience of leading a central finance function or a similar audit role is desirable.

Our client, a leading global investment bank seeks an operational risk auditor.  As the lead within the global operational risk team, the successful candidate will report to the Global Head of Risk Audit.  This role would suit someone with extensive experience in operational risk and a strong technical expertise as the lead within a collegiate global operational risk audit team.

Key responsibilities:

  • A key point of contact for operational  risk for technical expertise and continuous monitoring programme.
  • Having a current, thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements governing operation risk, ideally a global overview of regulatory developments.
  • Contributing to controls and frameworks supporting operational risk management, embedding pivotal elements of Operational risk control framework across business functions including IT audit.
  • Identifying training requirements across the internal audit function for operational risk.
  • Responsibility for entity risk assessment process for operational risk
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with internal audit, stakeholders, senior management and regulators

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.


Our client, a global investment bank, seeks a Senior Audit Manager to take charge of the Fixed Income Audit team. Reporting directly to the Regional Chief Auditor and Audit Committee you will have full responsibility to manage the team and the audit process.

You will act as the key contact point for the business and take responsibility for the IA planning process and value-added reporting to enhance the control culture within the group. The Head of Audit accordingly manages the day to day relationship between IA and business leaders in the respective FI teams.

You must have experience of managing, leading and developing audit teams as well as very strong knowledge of Fixed Income/Debt products and trade flows. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships is a key in this senior role.

This is an outstanding opportunity to gain extensive exposure in a senior ‘head of function’ role.