Auditor / Audit Manager

Adecco UK Limited
Dickens Heath
20 Jun 2018
07 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Auditor / Audit Manager

Corporate & Institutional Banking

Solihull base location with UK travel required

On behalf of our established global banking client, we are seeking an experienced professional to join the Group's Internal Audit Function.

Department Overview:

The successful candidate will operate as a member of a highly qualified team of approximately 85 Auditors operating as a geographical "hub" within the Group's wider Internal Audit function (comprising 1300 staff overall).

The main focus is to help the organisation accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

In time, it is anticipated that the candidate will also have the responsibility for managing relationships with members of local Management on behalf of the Audit Department. This will involve thorough assessment of strategy and business development, as well as the overall risks faced & associated control environment, and the information so gathered will contribute to the ongoing risk / control assessment undertaken by the audit department, thereby contributing to the audit plan.

Key Responsibilities:

A standard distribution of time:

  1. Risk assessment / Audit Plan - 10%
  2. Perform audit reviews - 70%
  3. Follow up internal audit recommendations - 10%
  4. Perform or participate in control related ad-hoc projects and investigations - 10%.

Main tasks are to be performed in line with professional standards of the IIA and Group internal guidelines, and comprise the following:

  • Having a thorough mastery of audit techniques, participate in and lead audit reviews primarily within the Retail environment operating within the UK Hub, from planning to reporting and follow up phases.
  • Deliver conclusions and recommendations supported by comprehensive and value-added written reports.
  • Manage the relationship with key members of Management within assigned functions on behalf of the Audit Department.
  • Participate in periodic Risk Assessment exercises
  • Contribute to quality and effectiveness within the business by providing pro-active advice supported by practical and balanced solutions to issues.

Skills & Experience Required:

- Comprehensive audit experience (qualified auditor/accountant) ideally with knowledge of Retail Financial Services (Consumer Finance / Equipment or Fleet leasing).

- Ability to work autonomously without close local managerial supervision

- Highly motivated and proactive, with the following attributes:

  • Degree level qualification
  • An auditing or accountancy qualification (ideally chartered accountancy) with post-qualification experience
  • Highly motivated and proactive, with the following attributes:
  • Commitment and drive
  • Strong ability to analyse & synthesize complex information
  • Thoroughness of approach, with the ability to prioritise competing demands
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Ability to work both independently & within a close-knit team as the situation requires
  • A willingness to undertake travel where necessary (mainly UK-based)

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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