Senior Auditor - Finance & Prudential

Recruiter
Co operative Bank
Location
Manchester
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1255669586
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are the Bank for People with Purpose

We are the bank for people with purpose. The only bank born from the co-operative movement 145 years ago. We believe in the power of 'we' and putting values and ethics first. We are looking for talented individuals who want to make their next career move in a bank that celebrates co-operative spirit. And did we mention we are award winning? Year on year award winners for our products, our customer service and our commitment to communities. What's not to love!

About the role

As Senior Auditor (Finance & Prudential), your role will be to provide independent and objective assurance to the Board, Executive and Senior Management to help protect the assets, reputation and sustainability of the Bank in the fields of Finance, Treasury and Prudential risk. You will play a key part in the execution of the audit plan and challenge and influence management in their decisions around appropriateness and effectiveness of controls and processes.

Key accountabilities
  • Build in-depth knowledge of business areas and/or technical specialism to deliver insight on the risk and control environment.
  • Take a customer first approach to all interactions, helping to embed a 'Customer First' culture within the IA team.
  • Champion and role model the Bank's values and ethics in all aspects of the role.
  • Build, maintain and develop relationships within the business.
  • Support delivery of the audit plan through participating in audit assignments and, where appropriate, leading assignments.
  • Deliver audits within agreed budgets and milestones.
  • Deliver commercially compelling audit outcomes.

Knowledge, skills and experience required
  • Experienced Internal Audit practitioner and/or technical specialist in the areas of Finance, Treasury or Prudential Risk, including an understanding of risk and control testing and assessment
  • Preference for a qualified accountant
  • Relevant business and commercial knowledge.
  • Ability to challenge and influence management in their decisions around appropriateness and effectiveness of controls and processes
  • Ability to absorb and develop technical knowledge in support of audit work and in support of colleagues
  • Strong analytical, communication, relationship building and influencing skills, at tactical levels
  • Able to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences including senior management, and via a variety of mediums e.g. presentation, report, committee papers etc.

Desirable:
  • Knowledge and experience of governance, risk identification, internal control systems and their application in UK regulated, major financial services organisations
  • Typically 0-2 years' PQE
  • Experience within financial services organisations and the regulatory and legislative environment

What you can expect from us
  • 27 days holiday at start, rising to 30 days
  • Agile working including opportunity to work from home
  • Competitive pension / income protection / life assurance
  • 2 paid days for volunteering per year
  • Positive working environment in contemporary offices centrally located in Manchester
  • Strong career path within Financial Services
  • Family friendly policies and supportive working environment
  • Recognition scheme and a culture in which we celebrate success
  • Colleague network groups committed to inclusion and diversity within our Bank.

Our Bank is committed to continuing to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment where all colleagues can fulfil their potential. We welcome applications from talented individuals from all backgrounds and lifestyles who can work with us in maintaining a culture of belonging, where people are valued and respected.

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As a reputable employer regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, all offers of employment for this role are subject to a series of background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks.

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