Senior Internal Auditor

A Senior Internal Auditor is required in Brighton for this highly prominent Insurance business. The value proposition of joining this exciting business is that you will be joining a very well established business which is undergoing a period of change and that in turn offers a wide variety of audits and special projects as a result of this change. Brilliant opportunity to futher development and career progression

Benefits are outstanding: Pension, medical, life, gym, restaurant, bonus, work life balance

  

Responsibilities:

 

  • Deliver audits as per the annual risk-based audit plan to time and budget.

  • Lead and conduct end-to-end auditing including: planning meetings; preparation of detailed scopes of review, risk assessments and audit testing / work programmes; audit fieldwork; audit close meetings and writing up audit reports for financial, operational, basic IT and project related audits.

  • Lead and perform ad-hoc and time critical reviews / investigations as required.

  • Produce clear and concise draft audit reports for review by the Head of Internal Audit.

  • When required, provide a first level quality review of audit working papers and files to ensure the audit methodology, policies and procedures are adhered to and supporting documentation evidences the overall audit opinion.

  • Perform timely follow-up reviews of audit recommendations.

  • Assist the Head of Internal Audit in other required tasks

 
Qualifications:

 

  • CMIIA / ACCA  / ACA or an equivalent qualification

  • Proven audit experience (internal / external) within Financial Services
  • Experience at leading / supervising small audit teams
  • Proven experience of report writing
  • Previous experience of dealing with / exposure to review agencies such as External Auditors, Compliance, Actuaries etc.

     
    Personal Skills and Competencies:

  • Maintain a professional, pro-active approach to audit assignments

  • Assimilate information quickly and accurately
  • Excellent oral and written communications (including excellent report writing and good audit interviewing skills)
  • Strong analytical, challenging and investigative skills
  • Flexible and adaptable in approach and attitude to audit assignments