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The Head of Audit at a Global Bank is seeking an accountancy qualified Internal Audit Lead to join their London team.

This is an ideal position if you have 2 plus years Internal Audit Lead experience in a small – mid sized banking or asset management environment and some people managerial experience or Risk Assurance / Internal Audit experience from a Consultancy or Big 4 at the manager level.

You will work closely with the Head of Audit and small team of 4 and enjoy an open and honest dialogue with engaged high level stakeholders in an established banking brand.

Audits will cover all areas of the firm, therefore broad audit fieldwork experience across back, middle and front office operations is ideal. However, key area of risk for the bank are: Treasury, Financial Crime, Institutional lending and Trade Finance. Preference will be given to those with knowledge of these product areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic planning and execution of audits
  • Direct management of two staff members and external resources on a day-to-day basis
  • Acting as a deputy for the Head of Audit when required

What You Offer:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Internal Audit or Risk Assurance
  • Team lead and / or management experience
  • Background in Banking or Investment Management
  • Professional accountancy qualification such as ACA, or ACCA
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Full UK Visa (Unfortunately, visa sponsorship is unavailable)

Internal mobility is actively encouraged and opportunities within the business will present themselves for upwards career progression.

Group work from home arrangements are: 1 day per week at home and 4 days in the London office.


  • 2 years minimum Internal Audit or Risk Assurance.
  • Team Management and Audit lead experience.
  • Banking or Investment Management experience.
  • ACA, IIA or ACCA.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Full UK Visa (the firm are unable to sponsor visas).

Apply for more information or an informal conversation.

A rare opportunity to join a Corporate and Private Bank as sole Head of Audit. The ideal candidate will either be a Senior Audit Manager / No2 from a Corporate Banking and / or Private Wealth firm seeking a ‘step up’ to a role with executive and board level reporting responsibilities, or a previous head of audit looking for a strong career move.

Applicants must have a degree and a professional qualification as well as previous Banking or Wealth Audit experience from the UK or Europe.

The successful candidate will join a tier 1 organisation with a clear structure and strong global presence.  As part of a dedicated Audit function, you will lead the change audit team. With a proven track record of leading teams, allocating resources and managing budgets, you will maintain high standards of reporting across the function.  Through fostering an open team environment you will encourage the sharing of knowledge and expertise between all team members.


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

  • An expert knowledge of Change Management audit including documentation standards, risk modelling, change controls, quality frameworks and compliance.

  • Charismatic leadership skills with desire and personality to inspire other team members.


  • Degree educated with an appropriate audit or accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, IIA).

  • Good working knowledge of current business operating models and systems.

  • Prior experience managing a global team and resources.

Our client, a leading European investment bank with a global presence is seeking an auditor or audit manager for their banking and investments business to cover compliance, legal,  finance, leasing and HR audits.  This role would suit someone with an exclusive background in either:

1) Financial Services audit

2) A big four group in risk advisory or statutory audit working on banking or investment clients with an operational knowledge of Financial Services compliance and regulations. The successful candidate will undertake reviews across the corporate, wholesale, investment banking, trade finance and asset / wealth management functions.   You must have excellent communication and team working skills.

Travel within the UK will be c20%.

Strong relationship and communication skills.
Audit qualification
Thorough knowledge of banking / asset management and or  leasing
Compliance experience
Compliance qualification

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.