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Internal Auditor

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40000 - £57000 per annum + negotiable
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: 010219
  • Recruiter: Scarlet Hilton - Smith

Multinational Chinese Bank are looking for a Mandarin speaking internal auditor to join their London office on an initial 12 month fixed term contract, with the opportunity to go permanent thereafter.

Key Responsibilities of the Internal Auditor:

  • To develop and maintain an understanding of the Joint Risk and Compliance Framework and supporting policies and procedures, Risk and other support function operations, through training, coaching, relationship management and review of available documentation
  • To perform audits assigned to them from the Audit Plan in line with the banks IA methodology and working papers
  • To identify audit issues comprising areas of control weakness, or control gaps and to formulate and recommend practical cost effective remedial actions to mitigate these
  • To liaise with auditees at all stages of the audit, towards agreeing issues and developing and obtaining support for recommended remedial actions
  • To produce a draft internal audit report for each assignment including agreed management actions with realistic agreed timescales for implementation
  • To provide sources of assurance towards Internal Audit's opinion to the parent, the Board, the banks Audit & Risk Committee and management on the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control framework for the bank
  • To perform any other adhoc tasks assigned by the Head of Internal Audit.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • A recognized accountancy or internal audit qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, or IIA
  • Experience in auditing within financial services: Treasury, Corporate, Retail and /or Investment Banking, Information Technology, Clearing and settlements, reporting, risk, compliance, legal and support functions including technology to FCA/PRA standards
  • Experience in and understanding of the risk based approach to internal audit.
  • Experience in and a detailed understanding of the activities and the products traded by the Bank
  • A broad and detailed knowledge of audit procedures
  • An ability to gather, analyse and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports
  • An ability to maintain current knowledge of developments related to business matters of interest to internal audit, particularly legislative and regulatory changes and developments as they affect the financial services sector, and new auditing techniques and practices
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills and experience in using Visio, knowledge of Access Database would be an advantage
  • Ability to speak in both Mandarin and English.

They will also consider newly qualified candidates from both practice or industry, making this an excellent opportunity to move into internal audit.

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