Senior IT Auditor - FTSE 100 - Technology and Software

Newcastle Upon Tyne
Competitive + Travel Allowance + Bonus
15 Dec 2016
15 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading technology business is looking to recruit a senior IT auditor for a growing team.


  • Delivery of audits from the ‘Assurance Plan’.
  • Proactively engaging with various stakeholders and line-management throughout each audit, keeping them informed and engaged with the process (and any potential issues).
  • Coordinating, leading opening and closing audit meetings.
  • Performing high quality audit reports that accurately reflect observations made.  
  • Assisting to co-ordinate agendas, reports and papers for the Audit Committee.
  • Keeping up to speed on the best practice of IT Internal Audit techniques.
  • Developing great working relationships with all areas of the business and third party providers.
  • Helping to develop and support junior members of the team that are in the business and join in future.

Experience required:

  • Circa 5+ years IT audit practice/industry experience (or a mixed of both); ideally up to experienced Senior Associate or Manager in Big 4;
  • Professional Qualification in IT, Accounting or Auditing preferred, not essential;
  • Sound knowledge of IT audit methodology for a commercial business
  • Ability to deliver end-to-end audits, e.g. scoping, planning, fieldwork and closing;
  • Ability to contribute to the management of the IT audit plan;
  • Ideally some experience of working in a commercial business, preferably a global one.
  • Experience developing juniors into senior positions;
  • Ability to demonstrate IT technical skills across: IT security, projects & programmes, change & resilience;
  • Ideally experience in delivering data-enabled audits, including tools and technologies (ACL, SQL, IDEA);
  • Senior stakeholder management;
  • A passion for development and thirst for career progression;

If you are interested in having an informal discussion about this position please contact Alexander Fisken on +44 207 048 7880. Alternatively, click on the 'Apply' button.