The Risk Assurance practice in the North is looking for an Internal Audit Manager to help us develop and deliver a high quality service to a wide range of clients across a number of industries (public and private sector).In joining us you will be part of a unique client proposition, assisting our clients and adding value through internal audit.
As a credible candidate you will have developed core skills in a wide range of disciplines including controls, operational and enterprise risk frameworks and governance. Our people are expected to be capable of applying these core skills in a variety of business situations and industries and as a Manager you will be expected to be able to work in teams or independently to scope and deliver work.
In addition to your technical skills, you will have proven capabilities in developing relationships, building trust in new contacts and demonstrating that such trust is justified by delivering into the longer term.
The role is based in our Newcastle office and at clients across the North East. Travel may be expected outside of the North East area and may be up to 20-30%.
About the role
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:
*Significant role in building and driving the Internal Audit team to achieve budget / strategy;
*Prepare annual internal audit plans, terms of reference and report deliverables to a high standard;
*Leading a diverse client portfolio reporting to the Partner/ Director Groups;
*Managing and building day-to-day client relationships and attend/ present to audit committees;
*Significant role in the development of new business relationships and business proposals; and
*Managing junior staff and coaching.
Below are some of the types of work you could be involved in if you join Risk Assurance:
*Internal audit assignments;
*Assessment, design and testing of control and compliance frameworks;
*Building relationships both internally and externally with other internal audit professionals;
*ISAE 3000/3402; and
*Risk management and governance
Essential skills and experience
The following skills are required for this role:
*Have a relevant professional qualification (i.e. ACA, CISA, CIA).
*A proven track record of experience in internal audit and areas described above.
*Have experience of building strong relationships.
*Experience in working in Internal Audit functions in industry or through professional services.
*Be output focused and able to work autonomously without day-to-day supervision.
*Be experienced in coaching and developing other members of staff.
*Specific experience in compliance and regulation across industries.
*Have the ability to develop client relationships.
*Be able to demonstrate that you are comfortable leading teams and willing to proactively contribute to the team.
*Experience of working in a professional services environment is desirable.