This organisation partners with major financial institutions to enable them to provide multi-channel wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels. They believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals.
Working out of their office in Edinburgh the Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for the Internal Audit service with a focus on business risk across the group.
The primary role of Internal Audit is to support the Board and Executive Management to protect the assets, reputation and sustainability of the organisation by identifying significant risks and reporting them to the Board and Executive Management.
The role – Internal Audit Manager – Business Risk
Within this role the appointed candidate will have responsibility in the following areas;
Working with the Audit Committee and senior management to identify and mitigate or minimise strategic, operational, financial and compliance risks to the business.
Implementing a flexible, risk based audit plan based on concerns identified by management and the Audit Committee.
Maintain the risk assessment from ongoing monitoring activities.
Documenting the results of the audit work in accordance with the audit department and the IIA standards.
Enforcing Internal Audit findings and recommendations.
Attending and representing Internal Audit and relevant government committees or working groups.
Prepare audit reports for executive management, the Audit committee and the Board of Directors.
The Requirements – Internal Audit Manager – Business Risk
Experience with Asset management.
An experienced leader, highly motivated and with a proven track record of strong influencing skills and the ability to liaise and work with senior management;
Good understanding and working knowledge of current internal audit practices & techniques through significant years of progressive work experience within a financial services environment.
Proven experience of developing and delivering audit plan within the financial services sector
A strong, confident persuasive communicator (oral and written), capable of robust dialogue;
Experience of coaching and developing junior staff.