Group Internal Auditor
£50,000 - £65,000 (dependant on experience) + bonus + benefits

Who they are
They are an expanding, specialist wealth management and private banking group with an excellent reputation and a strong collegiate culture and friendly and team orientated working environment

The Role
This is a new role reporting to the Head of Internal Audit and forming a department of 4. Internal audit is a high profile, independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve this organisation's operations. The overall objective of the role is to have a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the Bank's risk management, control and governance processes. The role will have significant contact with Partners and Executive Group members for specific issues, department heads and senior staff to discuss business processes, operations, risks, and controls. The role responsibilities include:

  • Complete audit work as scheduled in the Internal Audit Annual Plan and in accordance with the procedures set out in the Internal Audit Manual
  • Preparing high quality audit reports and documentation
  • Proposing value-added recommendations and solutions to address audit observations and control issues.
  • Provide independent objective assurance on risk management, control and governance processes for the Bank to the Audit Committee
  • Deputise for the Head of Internal Audit for the attendance of the ISMG and the Audit Committee when necessary
  • Follow-up control recommendations
  • Facilitate risk management processes
  • Undertake consultancy engagements as directed by the Head of Internal Audit

Who they are looking for
To be considered for this role you should meet the following criteria:

  • Graduate qualified accountant or Internal Auditor qualification or Diploma in internal audit;
  • Experience of internal auditing or external audit in the banking or wealth management sector;
  • Familiarity with the challenges resulting from the need to develop adequate controls in a regulatory environment;
  • Strong analytics and critical thinking, strong risk management skills, excellent communication skills, business acumen and project management skills;
  • General IT Skills e.g. Testing automated controls;
  • Familiarity with FCA/PRA regulations and forthcoming regulatory developments. Ability to consider the likely impact of regulatory developments on the bank, and on internal audit.