Senior Audit Manager

Vargo Recruitment Ltd
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
From £60,000 to £68,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benfits
07 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
A new position has been created with our client for a Senior Audit Manager who is responsible for the general management of the audit staff in the performance of their duties. Specifically, the Senior Audit Manager will be responsible to assist in scoping, concluding and reporting on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, and executing the overall strategy of the Audit. In addition, the Audit Senior Manager may have a number of direct reports for performance management and development purposes. This position requires international travel and reports to Audit Director and is salary plus benefits. Responsibilities: Independently oversees the execution of multiple ongoing audit programs, ensuring that audit objectives are achieved Action-oriented and resilient, staying composed and focused under stress Comfortable with ambiguity and change Complete, review and sign-off workpapers and audit reports Oversee the presentation of Audit findings to management Establish effective business relationships within the company and assist management in the understanding and adaptation of internal control principles related to fraud Assist with the development of the annual audit plan, time budget, and global risk assessment Build effective working relationships with audit clients and other departments in order to accomplish departmental and corporate objectives Develops an understanding of the company audit methodology, as well as, a familiarity with audit and risk industry standards (e.g. IIA, COSO, COBIT, etc.) Incorporates data analytics and analysis throughout the execution of the audit related activities to better understand the audit area, identifies potential control weaknesses or anomalies, assesses the impact of potential weaknesses, and formulates possible solutions Identifies strategic, risk-based recommendations and cost savings opportunities Maintain a high level of output and seek process improvements Ability to independently evaluate and maintain a level of professional skepticism Ability to effectively lead, organize, and supervise the audit team Qualifications: Ideally ACA/ACCA qualified Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office and related software is required, as well as other audit software and tools (ACL/Arbutus, COSO, IIA, etc.) Typically 9-12 years’ experience in the field of audit in a finance/lending related industry preferred Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, business administration or other related field of study CPA, CIA, CISA, CCSA or PMP Advanced knowledge of internal audit processes and generally accepted auditing standards Advanced knowledge of financial reporting, including IFRS and local generally accepted accounting principles Knowledge of consumer and commercial lending Self-motivated and able to supervise multiple teams of auditors as they execute assigned audit programs Excellent English written and oral communication skills Analytical and problem solving skills Ability to travel internationally – approximately up to 25% travel. This job was originally posted as