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IT Assurance Senior Manager - Risk and Advisory Services

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £65000 - £86500 per annum + Competitive benefits package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: SH050619b
  • Recruiter: Scarlet Hilton - Smith
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IT Assurance Senior Manager - Risk and Advisory Services

Due to continued expansion, my client who is a Top 10 Accountancy Practice based in Central London, is looking to bring on an IT Assurance Senior Manager within their Risk and Advisory Services team.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience, of which 5+ years is within IT Assurance and will be fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA (or overseas equivalent)


This role will be part of the Risk and Advisory Services (RAS) division and will be responsible for: IT Assurance delivery in core areas, providing a high quality service to clients and supporting business development activity. RAS offer a range of advisory and support services principally in the following areas and across both the private and public sector:

  • Corporate Governance: Best practice (Combined Code HM Treasury or similar) reviews.
  • Risk Management: Risk management software, risk workshops, risk training, establishing risk management frameworks and fully outsourced risk management services.
  • Internal Audit: Fully outsourced or partnering internal audit services, advice on establishing a new function, quality reviews of existing internal audit functions.
  • Regulatory compliance: US SOX 404 reviews, FSA compliance reviews, SAS 70 reviews.
  • IT Assurance: (IT audit support for external audit clients) IT Governance, risk management, IT security & business continuity, IT project management, Data validation.


  • To develop and deliver IT Assurance services to external and internal audit clients.
  • Support the business development of IT Assurance and sale of IT Assurance services to clients and in agreement with the IT Assurance Director, deliver a revenue target to the firm.
  • Support the development of the IT Assurance team capability, including RAS team members and employees within other departments.
  • Help identify and develop potential sales opportunities; attend and present at tender opportunities as required.
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert and deliver IT audit services to clients, primarily in the areas of IT controls and information/Cyber security.
  • Focus on the quality of delivery and development of client relationships.
  • Document all work within Pentana in line with RAS protocols, ensure sufficient evidence obtained for all conclusions drawn.
  • Generate ideas to further enhance the firm's IT offering and ensure profitability.
  • Document and follow sound internal risk management procedures.
  • Manage a portfolio of client work and coach and supervise more junior staff on site.


  • IT Audit qualification (e.g. CISA, QICA) plus ideally CISSP or working towards CISSP.
  • Expert knowledge of risk based audit approach and IT governance, audit and control standards.
  • Wide ranging technical experience of IT systems auditing, Information Security, application controls reviews and CAAT's.
  • Significant experience in leading and undertaking Information/Cyber Security reviews.
  • Excellent understanding of general business management and operations.
  • Well defined technical knowledge in IT Audit and experience of using audit and risk based technologies and tools.
  • Good project management and multi-tasking skills and the ability to manage teams.
  • Able to influence internal / external clients and colleagues.
  • Able to work under pressure with accuracy and focus.
  • Competent at using Microsoft Office applications.

If you believe you hold the above and you are interested in joining a continuously growing, top practice firm in London, please apply providing a copy of your up to date CV and relevant contact details.

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