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The Audit Manager will provide management with objective analysis, detailed observations and recommendations relating to key business risk areas to mitigate the spectrum of risks relating to the achievement of business objectives and plans within channel area of responsibility. The incumbent will also provide independent, objective assurance that risks are being managed to ensure that they are within the risk appetite approved by the Board.
Assist the Audit Director to develop and continuously review an annual risk based audit plan for Prudential, aligned to Business Units strategy.
Manage the delivery of a portfolio of audits within P&L / Channel area of responsibility in line with agreed annual audit plan, continuously reviewing to ensure alignment between audit strategy and business strategy
Build and sustain good working relations with Audit Directors, other members of the Internal Audit management team and with senior operational line management
Help to construct the annual audit plan in consultation with their colleagues and business line management. Clear articulation of specialist audit and resource needs to deliver the annual audit plan provided to Technical Leads.
Responsible individually and collectively for the scheduling of the resources of the Audit Plan. Ongoing liaison with the Internal Audit Practice Team to ensure effective management of the Internal Audit resource plan.
Manage a large portfolio of varied audit assignments to time, quality and budget. Managers have a responsibility for reviewing the audit working papers in line with the Company audit methodology.
Line managing a team of Auditors/Principal Auditors within a matrix structure with responsibility for the line management of individuals, with responsibility for coaching and mentoring individuals and providing feedback on performance following completion of each assignment.
The Audit manager is responsible for discussing the audit report and findings with senior line management and for ensuring that appropriate responses are obtained for each issue raised in the report.
Ensure that a post audit review is conducted at the end of each audit assignment in line with the audit methodology.
To represent Internal Audit team in management of key stakeholder relationships.
Post Qualification - at least 5 years management experience in an internal audit role
Demonstrable experience of influencing and challenging senior management and building excellent relationships
Experience in successfully coaching and developing people.
High attention to detail and rigorous logical thinking ability.
Good Team player, who can win and maintain the professional respect of the team.