£Competitive / p.a
Risk Governance (Audit, Risk & Compliance)
Listed Date
June 8, 2018

A growing global financial institution is looking to hire an experienced internal auditor to work closely with the Head of Audit in working on audits covering the front office trading activities of the business.

Working closely with the Head of Audit, you will be tasked with performing risk-based audits across key areas of the business including portfolio management, trading and risk management areas in order to evaluate the managements internal control environment.

As you will be highly visible to the business, it is very important you build and maintain strong, working relationships across the departments both internal and external.

With the level of the role, it is fundamental that the successful candidate has experience in running audit front to back with ideally with recent exposure across front office trading activities. Key responsibilities will include the following, but will not be limited to:

  • Perform complex risk-based audit work on topics related to risk, controls and operating processes
  • Communicates with stakeholders at all levels of managements to update and deliver key results to.
  • Build a healthy and collaborative audit environment both within the audit function and the business as a whole
  • Working closely with the audit team, helping junior auditors develop through stong communication on areas for improvements
  • Work across numerous ad-hoc projects as and when

The role requires someone who has prior internal controls experience who can fundamentally make a difference to the business. Soft, inter-personal skills are an absolute must. Key skills and attributes that are required are as follows:

  • Recognised Qualification, ACA;ACCA;CIA;IIA etc
  • Strong educational background
  • Demonstrable internal audit / internal controls experience within financial services
  • Knowledge of traded products (equities, fixed income etc.) is desirable but by no means a deal breaker if lack this knowledge
  • Strong relationship building skills

For a confidential conversation, please contact james@edenbrookpartners.com or 020 7952 1065