Accountancy, Finance and Change Management Recruitment Specialists

IT & Data - Senior Internal Auditor - Edinburgh

£50000 - £60000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1724 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Oct 2020
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with a global Investment Management firm based in Edinburgh. They have an excellent opportunity for an IT & Data Senior Internal Auditor to support their annual Internal Audit plan by leading and delivering reviews across a wide range of areas.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide advice and insights into risks, controls and governance and will also be involved in learning about, supporting and developing the team’s advances in the use of technology, data analytics and automated controls testing.

This is a great role for candidates within Big 4 seeking to make a move out of consultancy, to an IT Risk professional considering a move to the 3rd line or a Data & Analytics specialist looking to upskill in audit methodology. Its exciting opportunity for an experienced and proactive individual to join one of the UK’s fastest-growing asset management organisations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, scope, perform audit work on selected operational and strategic audits, reporting to the audit manager
  • Conduct and document audit tests, adhering to the Internal Audit department’s methodology, focusing on appropriate risks and making effective use of systems, software tools and interview techniques
  • Establish and retain effective working relationships throughout the business.
  • Build and maintain knowledge of products, processes and systems.
  • Involvement in team wide initiatives and ongoing development in audit methodology and systems development
  • Take personal responsibility for identifying self-development needs and for discussing opportunities for development with your manager

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Applicants should hold an appropriate professional qualification (audit, accounting, risk or IT).
  • Audit experience of undertaking audit/control reviews, including ITGC’s and systems audits and a solid understanding of risk and controls assurance
  • Experience of data analytics using appropriate software tools
  • Experience of working in financial services and/or the Asset Management sector is desirable but not essential
  • Experience extracting and analysing data from a variety of systems
  • Working knowledge of investment management systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to communicate and negotiate effectively with staff at various levels
  • Proven organisational and time management skills; able to work to deadlines whilst maintaining quality output
  • Flexible approach to work; collaborative team player with ability to work independently
  • Proficient in Data Analytical tools and MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Visio)
  • Strong analytical skills; experience of working with systems; proven project planning skills; confidence in making business decisions