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Conduct Risk - Senior Internal Auditor - South East/London

Job Reference: SB/EE/8979

Employer/Agency Name: Morgan West

Location: London/South East

Job Sector: Accountancy, Banking, Finance

Salary/Package: £60k

Date Posted: 12/06/2017

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Conduct Risk - Senior Internal Auditor - South East/London.

Circa £60000 + benefits + bonus up to 20% (Depending on experience).

This high profile business is seeking an experience audit/regulatory accountant, with specialist exposure to Conduct Risk within Financial Services.

The successful candidates will be a qualified accountants/auditor or have previous experience with the Regulator. You will have previous financial services experience (preferably insurance, but other disciplines within a regulatory environment considered) gained either from an internal audit role in industry or from a Top practice/ consulting Firm. You will have an excellent record of achievement and be keen to join a blue chip organisation where there is a strong emphasis on adding value to the business.

Good interpersonal skills are essential for this busy audit department as are relationship management skills. The opportunities for future career progression are good and can be into the business or up the audit ladder.
Ability to understand/work within a complex Regulatory environment essential.

• Provide specific risk inputs to the development of the rolling audit plan.
• Assist the Managers/Head of Audit in planning and determining the audit scope for relevant audits of medium size or complexity and, as Auditor in Charge, review work subsequently, in line with Group Audit standards.
• Interact with business stakeholders to reach an agreement on final audit reports and corrective actions; oversee closure of agreed actions.
• Participate in strategic corporate change projects and provide inputs on controls and risks.
• Provide guidance to business teams on matters related to controls, risk and governance.
• Report and escalate risks and issues as appropriate.
• Build technical / commercial knowledge and business awareness through own research and interactions with relevant stakeholders.
• Contribute to the Audit global team through own professional skills and technical knowledge.
• Use data analytics in audit engagements, where appropriate.
• Build relationships with peers in Group Audit across geographies and proactively exchange ideas and information.
• Engage with business stakeholders, such as process owners and local senior management and gather audit data as well as ensure buy-in for audit recommendations.
• Create a compelling business case for audits to support audit portfolios and ensure buy-in from business teams.
• Provide guidance on controls, risk and governance to the business, as required, to ensure full compliance with the organization´s rules and regulations.

Skills, knowledge and behaviour
• Degree and / or relevant professional qualification and/or significant relevant audit, risk management, control or insurance business expertise.
• Experience in insurance business environment or within an audit, control or risk management function.
• In depth understanding of best practice in auditing and a good knowledge of risk management practice.
• Good knowledge of financial protection industry, regulation, operating practices and technology.
• Excellent oral/written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills.
• Experience of working with a multi-disciplinary, multi-location team of professional staff.
• Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills.

Please send your CV to Stephen Ball at or call him on 03452261523 for further information.

*For this vacancy you must already have eligibility in place to work in the UK, as this employer does not provide sponsorship*


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