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Eximius Finance
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Dec 20
£48,000
Eximius Finance
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Dec 20
£48,000
Posted by:
Richard Winston • Recruiter
Posted by:
Richard Winston
Recruiter
An opportunity to join a Top 10 firm of chartered accountants, specifically within the governance, risk & control assurance services team, focussing on clients within the financial services sector. This team specialises in the delivery of governance, risk & control assurance services (such as internal audit) to clients in the insurance sector, either on an outsourced, co-sourced or secondment basis. The team is in the process of expanding its size, expertise and client portfolio and therefore working for my client will provide you with a diverse range of experience, a busy timetable and a high degree of responsibility.

Attend pre-audit discussions with the client;

Assist the Manager with the planning and production of the audit plan/scope;

Understand the objectives of each audit including the budget requirements;

Ensure that the work undertaken is in accordance with the approved audit plan/scope, timetable and budget;

Advise the Manager of any developments that may lead to a change in audit approach;

Ensure compliance with the firm’s internal audit methodology and external requirements (such as the IA Standards and the Financial Services Code);

Identify and understand key risks and controls based on experience, knowledge of best practice from regulators and from working with other clients; 

Identify and assess any control weaknesses/failings relevant to the scope of work;

Recommend appropriate solutions to control weaknesses/failures and communicate and agree these with clients effectively;

Work co-operatively with other members of the audit team including subject matter experts where necessary including actuarial, IT and tax;

Be responsible for drafting the audit report ready for Manager/Partner review;

Clear Manager/Partner review points and follow up any outstanding queries;

Respond to all client queries and concerns in an efficient and professional manner, often dealing directly with senior management;

Provide sound advice to clients and demonstrate knowledge of business issues; and

Provide a detailed analysis of time charged on every assignment to facilitate billing and future planning.

In addition, the audit senior will be expected to contribute to the continuing development of the governance, risk & control assurance team and:

Attend marketing events that are hosted by the team;

Participate in internal/external training to build relevant knowledge and expertise and sharing this with the wider team;

Maintain awareness of relevant news and developments within the insurance sector;

Identify any new business opportunities and refer to Manager/Partner for follow up. 

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