Senior Associate – Internal Audit

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Business on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Senior Associate – Internal Audit – Hybrid Working 

Reports To – Head of Internal Audit

Division – Double Hatting

The Role

Senior Associate – Internal Audit is responsible for timely execution of onsite and offsite concurrent audits; preparation of audit reports, monitoring, follow up and reporting of outstanding recommendations as well as other audit matters and projects as assigned by the Head of Internal Audit.

Responsibility

  • Conduct onsite and offsite audits of UK branches, departments as well as outsourced service providers
  • Communicate draft findings and recommendations to department/branch heads
  • Prepare draft audit reports including observations and recommendations
  • Monitor, follow up and report outstanding recommendations
  • Participate in the ongoing assessment of control environment
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures
  • Coordinate coverage with the co-sourced and external auditors.
  • Maintain personal and professional development to meet changing demands of the job; participate in appropriate training activities
  • Undertake such other duties as may be assigned by Head of Internal Audit from time to time

Competency

  • Experience of over 3 years in banking and financial services with good domain knowledge of retail / wholesale banking operations
  • Ability to maintain current knowledge of developments related to internal audit, particularly Bank’s policies and procedures, industry and regulatory developments, new auditing techniques and practices, etc.
  • Sound understanding of code of ethics and international standards for professional practice of Internal Audit
  • Qualifications in Internal Audit will be an added advantage

Key Interactions/Networks

  • Internal Audit team, Co-sourced internal auditors, Heads of Departments, Branch Managers, Deputy and Assistant Managers of departments and branches

Reporting Relationship

  • Head of Internal Audit

Person Specification

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the field of commerce/finance
  • Good analytical and communication skills, proficiency in English language, especially report writing skills
  • An ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholder

Contacts

  • In all contacts the post holder will be required to present a good image of our client as well as maintaining constructive relationships

Notes

  • Our client reserves the right to alter the content of this job description after consultation to reflect changes to the job or services provided, without altering the general character or level of responsibility
  • Reasonable adjustments will be considered as required by the Disability Discrimination Act
  • Duties described in this job description must be carried out in a manner which promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and due respect for all employees and service users and is consistent with our client’s Equal Opportunities Policy

 

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