Audit Manager

Recruiter
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
55000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Services Audit Manager An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Audit Professional / Manager with strong exposure to risk based auditing / risk and controls to join a leading financial services business in Edinburgh. Purpose: The successful candidate will join an established internal audit function, delivering an independent and objective risk based service designed to evaluate and improve risk management, control and governance processes; leading and delivering audit assignments through planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow-ups. Core Responsibilities: Identifying and assessing potential risks to the business and appropriate audit responses, working in line with current regulatory and statutory requirements; Undertaking assigned audits, using current Internal Audit methodology. Liaising with the business, confirming timescales, discussing business context and audit scope including issues, concerns, challenges. Arranging and conducting site visits/ interviews with key members of staff - identifying processes, risks and controls. Creating and issuing documentation assessing adequacy of controls, identifying testing requirements and associated testing rationale. Designing test strategies, issuing terms of reference to the business Identifying, analysing and classifying issues arising from fieldwork Finalising meeting notes and reports on control tests - Drafting audit reports and reviews with senior management team Liaising with key business stakeholders - draft / final reports; escalating issues / findings Developing strong relationships within the business, challenging the business on risks and controls Identifying and providing coaching, development and performance management to the wider audit team Desired Experience: The successful candidate will ideally possess a professional accounting qualification, along with extensive audit experience within a large corporate / big 4 / financial services. Desirable experience includes; Strong experience in risk based auditing or risk and control activities in financial services Operational or audit experience of financial products and associated processes within financial services Experience of change methodologies and IT operations - building, developing and maintaining methodologies and frameworks; ACCA, CA, CIA, CFSA or equivalent qualification is desirable. This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking business that could provide longer term opportunities / career progression. Please apply below to register your interest, confirming salary expectations, alternatively please contact Chris Halliday on to discuss in confidence