Professional Services Recruitment

Audit Manager, Data Management - Edinburgh

£50,000 - 70,000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1798 Date Posted: Wednesday 28 Jul 2021
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with an established banking group to help source an Audit Manager, Data Management.

The role will be responsible for providing independent engagement assurance by leading the engagement team specific to Data Management. You’ll be supporting the engagement assurance planning, ensuring coverage of all key risks, complying with regulatory requirements for Internal Audit, and deploying resources to best use.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with expert knowledge of auditing and technology to advance their career in a critical role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing quality, efficient and effective assurance and influencing business managers to improve control
  • Supervising team members and supporting them through coaching and helping them to realise their potential
  • Leading the team to deliver audit engagements and driving assurance for regular and complex engagements
  • Managing key stakeholders throughout audit engagements, ensuring a good understanding of business risks and an effective discussion on key risks and findings
  • Leveraging Internal Audit’s industry leading audit methodology and tools
  • Ensuring compliance with global methodology within engagements and accurately keeping the audit management tool up-to-date
  • Building on an excellent Internal Audit position and influencing the evolution of the control framework
  • Managing multiple audits and activities at the same time

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Suited to an experienced internal auditor or an individual with a strong background in risk management with experience of all aspects of data management within financial services
  • Knowledge and experience of working within a data management environment including with the supporting technologies beneficial
  • Experience of auditing technology with an interest in the emerging trends in AI, machine learning and data science and engineering
  • Good working knowledge of the regulatory environment as it applies to using data within financial services, including BCBS 239 and GDPR
  • An interest and understanding of what it means to be ‘data driven’ and how data can be turned into knowledge and insight to drive better decision making
  • Ability to successfully delivered projects while keeping a firm hand on budget, time and quality
  • Ability to actively identify and help develop and coach talent
  • Ability to effectively communicate with and influence senior stakeholders