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AVP/ Senior Internal Auditor /ACA/ACCA – Financial Services

AVP/ Senior Internal Auditor /ACA/ACCA – Financial Services

Salary: Up to £70000 + allowances + benefits + bonus (Depending on experience).


We are looking for a strong, Qualified individual, Ideally with some FS Internal audit/controls experience- but this client will consider someone from Practice ( ideally Big4/Top Ten) with a strong FS portfolio, looking to transition into an Internal Audit role.

Exposure to/understanding of Regulatory environments would be very beneficial.

Due to an expansion plan for the internal audit team they are currently seeking the critical appointment of a suitably Qualified Audit professional.

You may either currently be working for a top consulting Firm or predominately currently working in External Audit, but looking to transition skills to a forward-thinking "in-house" team or working for a dynamic Internal audit function, seeking to leverage these skills into an award-winning function.

You will have an excellent record of achievement and be keen to join a blue chip organisation where there is a strong emphasis on adding value to the business.

Good interpersonal skills are essential for this busy audit department as are relationship management skills.

The opportunities for future career progression are good and can be into the business or up the audit ladder.


  • Provide specific risk inputs to the development of the rolling audit plan.
  • Assist the Managers/Senior Managers//Head of Audit in planning and determining the audit scope for relevant audits  and, as Auditor in Charge, review work subsequently, in line with Group Audit standards.
  • Interact with business stakeholders to reach an agreement on final audit reports and corrective actions; oversee the closure of agreed actions.
  • Participate in strategic corporate change projects and provide inputs on controls and risks.
  • Provide guidance to business teams on matters related to controls, risk and governance.
  • Report and escalate risks and issues as appropriate.
  • Build technical/commercial knowledge and business awareness through own research and interactions with relevant stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the Audit global team through own professional skills and technical knowledge.
  • Use data analytics in audit engagements, where appropriate
  • Build relationships with peers in Group Audit across geographies and proactively exchange ideas and information.
  • Engage with business stakeholders, such as process owners and local senior management and gather audit data as well as ensure buy-in for audit recommendations.
  • Create a compelling business case for audits to support audit portfolios and ensure buy-in from business teams.
  • Provide guidance on controls, risk and governance to the business, as required, to ensure full compliance with the organization´s rules and regulations.

Skills, knowledge and behaviour

  • Degree and/or relevant professional qualification and/or significant relevant audit, risk management or Controls.
  • In-depth understanding of best practice in auditing and a good knowledge of "best in class" Audit management practice.
  • Good knowledge of financial protection industry, regulation, operating practices and technology.
  • Excellent oral/written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills.

Please send your CV to Stephen Ball at or call him on 03452261523 for further information.

*For this vacancy you must already have eligibility in place to work in the UK, as this employer does not provide sponsorship




  • Duration: Permanent
  • Location: London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: Morgan West
  • Contact: Stephen Ball
  • Tel: 03452261523
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: SB/C/9205
  • Posted: 2019-04-08 16:12:33 -

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