Head of Internal Audit - European Fund Administrator

Up to 120k base, Up to 20% bonus, Shares
18 Sep 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

IAC are pleased to be working with one of the fastest growing Fund Administrators in Europe. Our client has increased revenues 30% year on year for the last 10 years and is one of the most admired companies in their sector. They are going through a critical period in their evolution as a business and are looking for a Global Head of Audit to continue to develop their governance framework. 

The role sits in a high performing team reporting directly to the Chief Risk Officer and Chairman of the Audit Committee. This is a high responsibility role which requires the Head of Audit to lead the Internal Audit function for the group as well as its affiliated entities. The Head of Internal Audit will be responsible for devising and implementing Internal Audit strategy and the annual Internal Audit plan, and planning, carrying out and reporting on operational, financial, regulatory, compliance and IT related audits across organisation. 

In addition to this you will be responsible for:

• Managing a team of Senior Auditors and Audit Managers 

• Maintaining the relationship with a Big 4 co -source partner

• Prepare audit reports for the Risk and Audit Committee and members of the Executive Committee

• Analysing and conclude on design, effectiveness and efficiency of the control environment; 

To be considered for the role, you must have a strong academic record and hold a recognised qualification in accounting or internal audit, You will also have at least 10 years of Audit experience working in a listed PLC or top consulting firm.

You will have strong experience in leading and managing teams and be able to maintain relationships at the highest levels.

Experience of working with large complex organisations is expected along with top quality report writing and senior stakeholder management skills. 

Financial Services experience is advantageous but not a must have and candidates from all large corporate backgrounds will be considered.

This is a truly unique opportunity to join a business at the cutting edge of their market. You will be joining them as they go through the largest period of accelerated growth in their history and the opportunities to develop your career are extensive. 

The role can be based in London (preferred), Jersey, Luxembourg or Amsterdam.


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