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Senior Auditor - Corporate Functions - Edinburgh

£45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1986 Date Posted: Friday 01 Jul 2022
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W&A is working with an established retail bank to help source a Senior Auditor in Corporate Functions. This role can be based out of either Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham or Manchester.

Our client offers flexible working and a hybrid model with 2-3 days in the office likely. 

As a Senior Auditor, you’ll be engaging with business stakeholders throughout audit engagements, ensuring a good understanding of business risks and an open and effective discussion on key risks. On top of this, you’ll be contributing to discussions in order to influence the prudent management of risk, as well as leading small audit engagements.

To succeed in this role, you’ll need to be an experienced internal auditor with a strong background in auditing Corporate Functions, such as HR, Legal, Corporate Governance and Regulatory Affairs.

This is a fast-paced and varied role which will enable you to build your network at the bank, by collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders and senior employees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to independent audit engagement assurance by undertaking allocated tasks within the engagement life cycle
  • Provide quality, efficient and effective assurance and influence business managers to improve control
  • Assessing risks and controls and undertaking testing, effectively contributing to continuous monitoring by analysing MI or reviewing risk information
  • Delivering elements of a regular or complex audit engagement
  • Contributing to assurance planning and undertaking effective process mapping
  • Coaching auditors and supporting them to realise their potential on the engagement
  • Leveraging industry leading audit methodology and tools
  • Effectively sharing knowledge across the function in relation to specific engagements
  • Produce effective engagement reports and opinions which successfully influence business managers to manage risk prudently within their risk appetite

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Audit experience or experience in risk management, with a strong understanding of the principles of good risk management
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • The ability to assess and prioritise data effectively
  • A thorough grounding in monitoring and testing effective controls
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • A clear communication style, with the ability to translate concepts in a clear and concise way