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Senior Auditor

Audit and Risk Recruitment
Up to £70,000 per annum plus generous bonus and benefits
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

Job Details

My client is a global leader in their specialism within insurance. They are seeking a senior internal auditor to join their corporate governance function.

The business has recently made an acquisition in Europe and is on the way to a further large acquisition in the US, reflecting significant growth over the next 12 months.

There is an exciting and varied audit plan covering core process, acquisition, integrations, claims ESG, people and IT Audit

Due to the specific nature of the work around reserving and underwriting, the successful candidate must have experience within the insurance either within external or internal audit capacity (within the United Kingdom or a recognized regulatory environment).

Role responsibilities:

  • Plan, carry out and conclude internal audits (financial, operational and compliance) in accordance with the annual Internal Audit procedures.
  • Completes and documents assigned work in line with expected standards (and takes responsibility for addressing review feedback).
  • Contribute to the development of appropriate management recommendations (based on internal audit work performed).
  • Assist with the quarterly risk assessment review process and monthly ExCo reporting (as required).
  • Assist in drafting Internal Audit reports suitable for sharing with senior management and the Audit Committees.
  • Assist with the review of the remedial actions taken by management (including assessment of adequacy of such actions in addressing earlier audit findings and recommendations).
  • Provide support in respect to the management of other administrative responsibilities with regards to the internal audit function.
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to further develop the Internal Audit function (regarding a continuous improvement mindset).
  • Contribute to developing and maintaining a strong working relationship between the Internal Audit function and the business.
  • Assist in the provision of coaching, support, and technical training to other team members.
  • Improve own personal development (through recommended experiences and learning curricula).

Background requirements:

  • Insurance related experience from either internal or possibly external audit backgrounds
  • Ideally qualified (ACCA, ACA, CIA) but will consider part qualified accountant / auditor
  • Understanding of risk and controls
  • Track record of Stakeholder Management


Audit and Risk Recruitment specialises in the recruitment and assessment of audit, IT audit, compliance and risk professionals across Professional Services, Industry and Commerce and Financial Services.

Established by leading industry consultants with over 20 years’ experience, we have successfully placed ‘000’s of audit, IT audit, compliance and risk professionals into over 300 companies across the UK, Europe, APAC and North America.

Alongside our two sister brands, Tax & Treasury Recruitment and Sustainability Recruitment we are a part of Platform 1 Recruitment Group Ltd.

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0203 626 0500

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