Internal Audit & Assurance Manager

  • £40,000 - £60,000
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PSD London
  • 15 Feb 18 2018-02-15

Our client an International y recognised brand is looking for an Internal Auditor to provide independent assurance to the Chief Executive that the organisation’s risk management, governance and control processes are working effectively. The Internal Audit and Assurance Manager will monitor and evaluate how well risks are being managed and if internal processes are being followed by operational staff. In addition to supporting the business with the implementation of GDPR readiness project and subsequently hold responsibility for managing data privacy within the business.

The Audit and Assurance Manager will be responsible for overseeing operational controls and processes and their implementation. Reporting to the Chief Executive he/she will pro-actively act in a co-ordinating/guidance capacity to all departmental managers.
The Audit and Assurance Manager will maintain awareness of good practise in relation to quality assurance as and ensure awareness of all relevant legislation, pol


 Perform risk assessments of key business activities and use this information to develop an audit programme for the company
• Investigation of all irregularities which may threaten the integrity of the company.
• Ensure timely notification and reporting to the Chief Executive
• Advise the Chief Executive on how to improve corporate systems and processes
• Plan and perform internal audits as may be agreed with the Chief Executive
• Develop testing methodologies to evaluate the adequacy of controls/processes
• Assess how well the business is complying with its processes and procedures and informing management of issues which may need to be addressed
• Develop recommendations and reports based on audits and presenting these ideas to the Chief Executive and senior management team
• Work with managers in reviewing and updating processes 
• Maintain and analyse  issues arising from the risk management system
• Maintain and analyse  issues arising from a log of customer comments and complaints

• Management of data privacy

• Supporting as appropriate, the collation and maintenance of evidence needed to effectively underpin a successful application for recognised status
• Maintaining up to date evidence sources which demonstrate performance to the regulator’s General Conditions of Recognition and any other standards/criteria that may apply from time to time
• Ensure timely reports to the Chief Executive on relevant issues and especially those which need to be communicated to the regulator
• Prepare and disseminate regular updates on audit and assurance matters, issues for all staff and associates
• Maintain a close working relationship with the Compliance Director and team

What we are looking for
• Project management experience
• UK graduate or equivalent work experience 
• IIA, ACA, ACCA etc. or Business Risk exposure
• GDPR exposure (ideally)
• Experience in audit and analysis activity 
• IT Literacy 
• Competent in MS Word & Excel