Accountancy, Finance and Change Management Recruitment Specialists

Senior IT Auditor - Edinburgh

£38,000 - £48,000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1756 Date Posted: Monday 01 Mar 2021
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Wilkinson & Associates is working with an established banking group headquartered in Edinburgh to help source a Senior Auditor in Infrastructure & Cyber Security.

The role will be responsible for assessing risks and controls and undertaking testing, effectively contributing to continuous monitoring by analysing MI or reviewing risk information.

Additionally, the successful candidate will be contributing to discussions in order to influence the management of risk by leading small audit engagements.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong attention to detail to work in a fast-paced and varied role. The role is well suited to external auditors / risk assurance professionals seeking to make their first move in-house.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to independent audit engagement assurance by undertaking allocated tasks within the engagement life cycle
  • Engage with business stakeholders throughout audit engagements, ensuring a good understanding of business risks and an open and effective discussion on key risks
  • Provide quality, efficient and effective assurance to influence business managers to improve control
  • Build your network, by collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders and senior employees
  • 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:

  • Experience in a technology environment with audit, assurance or risk management experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with the ability to assess and prioritise data effectively
  • CISA, CISSP or equivalent technical certifications beneficial, but not essential
  • A strong understanding of the principles of good risk management
  • A thorough grounding in monitoring and testing effective controls
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Clear communication style, with the ability to translate concepts concisely