Senior Audit Manager, Sydney (Remote)

KPP Search
Sydney, Australia
05 May 2022
04 Jun 2022
Employer Sector
Financial Services
Contract Type
Full Time

The client is looking for a proven senior audit manager with experience managing financial controls to deliver their challenging program.

This opportunity is perfect for candidates with at least 8 years of experience with extensive audit experience in providing financial controls assurance across key financial processes and financial cycles. If successful, you will be responsible for delivering the client's Internal Audit financial controls testing program and financial-based reviews within risk advisory services, corporate governance or regulatory compliance for financial institution clients or direct industry experience in any of these associated fields.

The client provides a platform for those looking for an autonomous environment. If you are a high performer and can build sound relationships across corporate governance and risk and compliance divisions of these global institutions, you will be recognised and rewarded.

With an ever-growing demand for top tier audit management, you have an external audit and financial accounting experience and a comprehensive understanding of internal controls over key financial processes. You thrive on problem-solving and approach these utilising different techniques. You embrace change including using agile principles, manage conflict and demonstrate resilience in challenging situations. Above all, you are a team player and have a collaborative nature.

This can be a long and rewarding career. So, working with the best and engaging in the most impactful and business-critical commercial projects will give you a sound foundation to excel.


  • Act as an ambassador for Internal Audit at all times, whilst engaging with various levels of management to facilitate the achievement of IA objectives.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Supervise and deliver reviews that are factually accurate and risk-based in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Coordinate, drive and deliver simultaneous reviews in a timely and efficient manner, without compromising the quality of delivery.
  • Apply various problem-solving techniques to complex situations.
  • Evaluate governance, risk and control frameworks across the organisation, and inform senior management of best practices.
  • Exercise good commercial acumen and ensure audit recommendations are balanced, sustainable and risk-based.
  • Manage timely follow up of issues to ensure that they have been actioned by management, or reported to the Audit Committee.


  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience with either a consulting background or coming from industry (including internal audit, FMCG/retail preferred).  
  • Bachelors degree in a Business related discipline. 
  • CA/CPA/CIA qualified.
  • Big 4 experience preferred. Additionally, candidates with relevant commercial experience in complex business environments will be given priority.