Senior Internal Auditor (Financial Risk)

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    Birmingham, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus additional benefits

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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We are pleased to be partnering with our client a Life Insurance and Pensions business, market leaders within their Industry who are currently hiring within their talented internal audit team.

The Financial Risks audit team focus on providing a range of assurance using different intensities and cover a variety a business functions including: Group Finance, Life Accounting, Life Actuarial, Investment office and Group Service Companies.

The Role

  • Ownership of delivering a complex and challenging portfolio of Financial Risk audits;
  • End to end planning, fieldwork and reporting of audit assignments, to time and quality; delivering control opinions on the effectiveness of governance, risk management and controls;
  • Build and proactively managing relationships with key stakeholders and committees across the Group that fosters trust, open relations and two-way communication;
  • Add value through communicating audit opinions on/improvements to governance, risk management and control to key stakeholders and committee chairs/attendees in a clear, concise and commercial manner.
  • Build strong two-way communication links with other assurance providers (OAPs) and ensure OAP outputs are factored into audit planning and macro opinions.
  • Deliver high quality (right first time) outputs in provision of opinion, adhering to methodology and quality framework set by Group and IIA standards.

The Person

  • Qualified Account or CFA qualification with either external or Internal Audit experience preferably within a financial services environment life assurance (pensions, annuity's, with profits)
  • Audit / Actuarial / Accountancy specialist knowledge, with a strong understanding of all relevant technical matters and relevant best practice risk & control frameworks, ideally within a highly regulated corporate environment.
  • Asset management industry experience where there is relevant audit experience also considered.
  • Big 4 or consulting background highly desirable
  • Excellent planning, co-ordination and organisation skills, balancing audit delivery with external demands and managing multiple priorities.
  • Ability to proactively plan for future challenges and changes to audits / audit plan
  • Strong stakeholder management and relationship building skills with the ability to influence at a senior level

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to work for a company consistently year on year, listed as one of the UK's top employer's. The company has a strong successful history and exciting future with two recent successful acquisitions, which has positioned them as a market leader and a well-respected business within their Industry.

To apply please send your most recent CV to Karen Ellis Today.

Please be advised all applicants must be ideally available to commence employment within 4 weeks and have the right to work in the UK. Due to expected number of applicants, only successful applicants will be contacted.

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