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IT Audit Manager - Edinburgh

£50,000 - £70,000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1930 Date Posted: Thursday 12 May 2022
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Wilkinson & Associates is working with a retail bank in Edinburgh to help source an IT Audit Manager. Our client offers a variety of flexible working options to help to balance home and work commitments.

You’ll be responsible for supporting the Audit Director and Senior Audit Manager in delivering an independent and objective risk-based Internal Audit service designed to systematically evaluate and improve the bank’s risk management, control and governance processes.

You’ll deliver audit assignments and reporting through appropriate planning, resource management and appropriate quality assurance of your own work and that of any Senior Auditors.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that promotes a culture of development and encourage all colleagues to take ownership of their learning.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To contribute appropriately to the achievement of the department objectives including development and implementation of the Internal Audit IT function and frameworks
  • To support and manage, efficiently and effectively, all relevant aspects of the Internal Audit strategy and services, consistent with current professional standards
  • To lead and undertake assigned audits to time, plan and quality using the audit methodology and quality standards, regularly reporting progress
  • To provide coaching, development and performance management, as required to any Senior Auditors within the audit team
  • Identify and assess potential risks to the business and appropriate audit responses, working in line with current regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Undertake assigned audits on time and to quality standards, using the Banks’s internal audit methodology
  • Support the Senior Audit Manager through leading and delivering allocated audit assignments through planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow-up stages with minimal supervision

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Strong experience in risk-based IT auditing or risk and control activities, ideally in financial services
  • Experience of working in a largely outsourced environment essential
  • Audit or assurance experience of cyber risks in a digital driven business
  • Experience in undertaking change audit assignments e.g., data related, transitional or cloud technology programmes
  • Demonstrated experience in managing business relationships
  • Experience of working in an integrated audit function, working closely with business audit colleagues
  • Experience of building, developing and maintaining audit methodologies and frameworks
  • CISA, IIA IT Auditing Certificate, CISSP or equivalent qualification is desirable but not essential