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Senior Auditor - Retail Banking - Edinburgh

To £45,000 plus benefits - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1872 Date Posted: Tuesday 18 Jan 2022
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Join our client as a specialist Senior Auditor, Retail Banking


    • If you have strong audit and analytical skills and a keen eye for detail, this could be your ideal role in our client’s industry leading Audit function
    • Joining them in Franchises, Functions & Services, you’ll be contributing to independent audit engagement assurance by undertaking allocated tasks within the engagement life cycle across Retail Banking
    • This is an opportunity to develop your knowledge and experience in a role with a clear route for personal and professional development


What you'll do


As a Senior Auditor, Retail Banking our client will look to you to provide quality, efficient and effective assurance and influence business managers to improve control. You’ll be assessing risks and controls and carrying out testing, as well as contributing to assurance planning and undertaking effective process mapping.


Along with this, you’ll be delivering elements of a regular or complex audit engagement and occasionally leading small engagements.


You'll also be:


    • Analysing MI and reviewing risk information to identify key business risks
    • Producing effective audit engagement reports and opinions which influence business managers to ensure they lead in a risk conscious way
    • Engaging with stakeholders throughout engagements, making sure they understand business risks by having open and effective conversations on key risks
    • Sharing your knowledge relating to audit engagements across the function


The skills you'll need


To join our client in this role, you’ll need experience in internal audit, or a strong background in assurance or risk management with a thorough grounding in monitoring and testing effective controls.


You’ll have sound analytical skills and the ability to assess and prioritise data effectively, quickly establishing what’s important.


You’ll also need:


    • A strong understanding of the principles of good risk management
    • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely
    • Good stakeholder management skills
    • It would be advantageous to have some experience of using advanced data analysis skills, including advanced Excel, SQL and Python, in audit fieldwork to support audit findings and conclusions