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 desirableExcellent 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 levelThis 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.