Internal Auditor ( IT) - Banking - GBP50,000 - GBP65,000
One of the largest global banks is expanding their UK footprint and are searching for an Internal Auditor (IT) in their London Head office. As the Internal Auditor, you will be working as the Relationship Manager for IT with responsibility for planning, scoping and performing standalone or integrated IT related audits and for helping develop the Department's approach to providing assurance over Information Technology Services You will be responsible for the delivery of audits for other areas assigned from the audit plan in line with the Internal Audit Methodology and working papers. Reporting directly to the Head of Internal Audit. Key Responsibilities: To develop and maintain an understanding of the Banks London Branch IT Infrastructure, businesses, risk and other support functions through training, coaching, relationship management and review of available documentation To plan/scope audits for IT and to perform audits assigned to him/her from the Audit Plan in line with the companies IA methodology and working papers To identify audit issues comprising areas of control weakness, or control gaps To formulate and recommend practical cost effective remedial actions to mitigate these. To liaise with audits at all stages of the audit, towards agreeing issues and developing and obtaining support for recommended remedial actions To produce a draft internal audit report for each assignment including agreed management actions with realistic agreed timescales for implementation• To provide sources of assurance towards Internal Audit opinion to the parent, the Board and executive management on the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control framework for the London Branch To perform any other adhoc tasks assigned by the Head of Internal Audit. Skills, Experience and Qualifications A recognised IT, accountancy or internal audit qualification e.g. CISA, QICA, ACA, ACCA, or IIA Experience in auditing IT and other areas in a wholesale and corporate bank to FCA/PRA standards Knowledge of industry leading frameworks and standards for internal auditing including Institute of Internal Auditors and COBIT (framework of an implementable set of controls over information technology) Experience in and understanding of the risk based approach to internal audit. Experience in and a detailed understanding of the IT framework, activities and the products traded by the Bank A broad and detailed knowledge of audit procedures, including planning, techniques, test and sampling methods involved in conducting audits An ability to gather, analyse and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports An ability to maintain current knowledge of developments related to IT services, and business matters of interest to internal audit, particularly legislative and regulatory changes and developments as they affect the financial services sector, and new auditing techniques and practices An ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with colleagues and management and to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing An ability to negotiate and influence Strong Microsoft Office skills and experience in using Visio, knowledge of Access Database would be an advantage An ability to work at times unsupervised and independently For more information about this Auditor opportunity, please send your CV today.