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Senior Risk and Assurance Auditor

Not Specified, United Kingdom, £ £ 48355.00-55257.00 Annual Annual, Temporary

Description:

Senior Risk and Assurance Auditor

Location: WORKING FROM HOME

Salary: £48,355- £55,257

Type: TEMP TO PERM

Our client is a well respected governing body based in central London. They are looking for a Senior Auditor to assist management of the Directorate of Audit, Risk and Assurance with their responsibilities in achieving the Directorate of Audit, Risk and Assurance Strategic Plan, by reporting on the adequacy and effectiveness of the governance, risk, and internal control framework.

Main duties/Key responsibilities

Client/portfolio lead - responsible for client engagement and management for designated client/ area of specialism.
Developing annual plans for designated clients/portfolio area of work for Unit Head approval.
Planning and scoping audit assignments with limited supervision.
Effectively, leading, managing and completing designated client/portfolio work programme.
Producing quality audit reports and agreeing findings and actions to address areas of improvement with limited supervision and input from Group Audit Lead.
Portfolio lead for designated area of the business, responsible for leading and advising on audit work under the portfolio and promulgating best practice across the directorate and client base.
Assisting in effectively planning and scoping audit assignments.
Undertaking programmed audit assignments effectively and efficiently under the direction of the Group Audit Lead, ensuring work is produced to the required standard and deadline. Identifying key risks to business objectives, evaluating and testing controls in place and identifying areas for improvement.
Liaison with the clients' managers in the conduct of audit assignments and under the direction of the Group Audit Lead discussing the findings and actions to address identified risks with them.
Advising management on the prevention of fraud - identifying fraud risks in areas under audit review and evaluating and reporting on the effectiveness of controls in place to mitigate those risks and recommend action to strengthen the control framework.
Assisting in the production of quality audit reports to meet the required standard for reporting to senior management, communicating audit results and agreeing actions to address areas of improvement.
Contributing to the development of Directorate of Audit, Risk and Assurance policies and procedures.
Under the direction of the Group Audit Lead, informing and advising management of issues that have risk or control implications by providing ad hoc advice and assisting in systems development work.
Performing the role of a Risk and Assurance Auditor in support of the shared service agreements across the client base.
Developing expertise in, and advising on, specific aspects of the business.

Requirements

A recognised qualification in Internal Auditing at CMIIA level, or an Accountancy CCAB qualification with current membership of the appropriate professional body, demonstrating the ability to operate at a more senior level with the following additional knowledge, skills and experience:

Consistently and competently applying audit standards and techniques with limited supervision.
Applying a higher level of critical thinking to effectively communicate the output from audits to senior managers both orally and in writing.
Demonstrating expertise in a designated area of business/audit and the ability to develop and lead audit work programmes under this area of specialism.
Consistently producing good quality audit reports with limited supervision and input from more senior managers
Highly effective client engagement and management skills
Managing more diverse and complex workload

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PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK

Job Details

1071858875
Not Specified
Not Specified, United Kingdom
Temporary
£ £ 48355.00-55257.00 Annual Annual