Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £50,000.00 - £60,000.00 gross per year
  • Edinburgh


Are you interested in large scale integration programmes and facilitating change?Wilkinson & Associates and supporting a large financial services company as they seek to hire a new Senior / Principal IT Auditor into their team. The role is new to the team which reflects the additional workload and change portfolio as a result of integration related and transformational change. The Internal Audit function adds value by providing assurance on the risk management and control processes as they relate to customer, financial or reputational risk. The main purpose of this role is to take ownership and deliver a complex and challenging portfolio of IT audits. Also to provide independent risk based assurance over the effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance processes of the Group. The jobholder will support through leading and delivering allocated audit assignments through the planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow-up stages with minimal supervision. Also, will deliver audit assignments and reporting through appropriate planning, resource management and appropriate quality assurance of own work and that of more junior colleagues.To be considered for the role you must be / have:Skills*Audit or risk management experience with good IT skills.*Ability to be strategic and creative, to effectively contribute to the department.*Effective communication skills, with ability to build credible stakeholder relationships and influence at line/senior management level. Able to work collaboratively*Good judgement and decision making skills.*Excellent planning, co-ordination and organisation skills, balancing audit delivery with external demands and managing multiple priorities. Ability to proactively plan for future challenges. *Leadership and people management skills desirable. *Proactively seeks self-development opportunities, responds enthusiastically to new challenges and keeps up to date with developments in the industry and audit profession. *Good personal performance management guided by best industry practice, with a quality focus on outputs.Knowledge*Must have expert IT specialist knowledge, including cyber risk with a strong understanding of all relevant technical matters and relevant best practice risk & control frameworks, with an understanding of the impact of regulations on the audit and risk portfolio*Demonstrates a good understanding of relevant risk & control framework, ideally within a Financial Services or another highly regulated corporate environment. Experience*Good experience of complex and changing business environments. Demonstrating the ability to operate and perform effectively within such an environment.*Able to identify risks in current/potential future business scenarios, and to articulate an appropriate control position to management.

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