Professional Services Recruitment

Senior Internal Auditor - Edinburgh

£37,000 - £44,000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1806 Date Posted: Monday 21 Jun 2021
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with an established banking group to help source a Specialist Senior Auditor to work in a dynamic team.

The team have several key remits that include Supply Chain, Outsourcing, Climate Change agenda and Property, and the successful applicant will gain exposure to all these areas.

The role will be responsible for contributing to independent audit engagement assurance by undertaking allocated tasks within the engagement life cycle. You will be providing quality, efficient and effective assurance and influence business managers to improve control.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with excellent communication skills to work in a fast-paced and varied role which will enable you to build your network with internal stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assessing risks and controls and undertaking testing, effectively contributing to continuous monitoring by analysing MI or reviewing risk information
  • Effectively engage with business stakeholders throughout audit engagements, ensuring a good understanding of business risks and an open and effective discussion on key risks
  • Contributing to discussions in order to influence the prudent management of risk, as well as leading small audit engagements, to produce effective engagement reports and opinions which successfully influence business managers
  • 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

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Internal audit experience or experience in risk management, with a strong understanding of the principles of good risk management
  • Ideally coupled with supply chain, property or operations audit, risk or assurance experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with the ability to assess and prioritise data effectively
  • Experience of working in a financial services environment beneficial
  • A thorough grounding in monitoring and testing effective controls
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Clear communication style, with the ability to translate concepts in a clear and concise way