Audit Manager - IT / Data / Digital

  • GBP55000 - GBP68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Sanderson
  • 14 Jun 18 2018-06-14

This role is an excellent opportunity to work in a Senior role that covers end to end IT, Data and Digital audits; responsible for delivering an independent and objective risk-based internal audit service designed to systematically evaluate and improve risk management, control and governance processes; leading and delivering audit assignments through planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow-up.

This role is an excellent opportunity to work in a Senior role that covers end to end IT, Data and Digital audits; responsible for delivering an independent and objective risk-based internal audit service designed to systematically evaluate and improve risk management, control and governance processes; leading and delivering audit assignments through planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow-up.

Responsibilities

  • Identifying and assessing potential risks to the business and appropriate audit responses, working in line with current regulatory and statutory requirements;
  • Undertaking assigned audits on time and to quality standards, using business methodology meeting requirements during the planning, fieldwork and reporting stages
  • Liaising with the business to confirm planned timescales for assignments
  • Discussing the business context and audit scope, including any issues or concerns and resourcing challenges
  • Setting up and conducting site visits / 'walk through' interviews with key staff to identify processes, risks and controls
  • Considering technology risks within the scope of business led audits - capturing all relevant data within process maps and meeting notes
  • Creating and issuing Audit Scoping Documentation, assessing adequacy of controls, identifying tests to be completed and the associated testing rationale
  • Designing test strategies to be used during fieldwork
  • Creating and issuing Terms of Reference to the business
  • Leading & conducting site visits to test the effectiveness of controls
  • Document testing in audit software
  • Identifying, analysing and classifying issues arising from the audit fieldwork, suggesting effective and efficient control improvements
  • Working closely with business audit colleagues on integrated audits to understand and test IT controls underlying business processes
  • Finalising meeting notes and reports on control tests & drafting audit reports and reviews; escalating contentious issues or findings
  • Demonstrating the capability to challenge the business on risks and controls, as required, and effectively influence and negotiate when making recommendations for improvements
  • Establish and build relationships, both internally and externally, to support ongoing development of industry, legislative and regulatory knowledge

Experience

The successful candidate will ideally possess a CISA, IIA IT Auditing Certificate, CISSP qualification or equivalent with experience working in an outsourced environment.

  • Strong experience in risk based IT auditing or risk and control activities, ideally in financial services.
  • Audit or assurance experience of Cyber risks in a Digital driven business.
  • Experience in undertaking change audit assignments e.g. Data related, transitional or Cloud technology programmes.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing business relationships.
  • Experience of working in an integrated audit function, working closely with business audit colleagues.
  • Experience of building, developing and maintaining audit methodologies and frameworks

If you feel that this opportunity is the right one for you then please apply now for a full job spec and to discuss further.