Lead Internal Auditor - Financial Services - Surrey
The Audit & Risk Recruitment Company have been asked by a financial services company to help them recruit a Lead Internal Auditor/Interal Audit Manager for their offices based in Surrey. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to make a step up into a role with responsibility over others - you may be in practice looking for your 1st move into a commercial environment or you are currently working as a senior internal auditor looking for the next level of development.
The mission of the team is to provide objective, independent, risk-based internal control evaluations throughout the company, to support the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiatives and to continuously improve quality and proficiency.
As Lead Auditor you will develop audit plans, programmes and specific tests to evaluate control areas and lead small teams on large, complex audits across the group, playing an integral role in accomplishing the teams mission.
You will lead and participate in audits and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance reviews of a wide variety of business functions, incorporating an understanding of business processes, risk assessment techniques, GAAP and statutory accounting principles, and generally accepted accounting standards.
You and your team will identify risks and test controls associated with financial integrity, operational effectiveness and compliance with rules and regulations, systems and data integrity.
You will contribute to the preparation and review of audit reports including recommendations for improvement and work with the business in evaluating and strengthening their self-assessment programmes.
We are looking for someone with a professional qualification in accountancy and/or internal auditing e.g., ACA, MIIA. A good knowledge of risk assessment, accounting, and auditing principles within financial services and/or insurance will be a definite plus.
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