Interim Internal Audit Manager

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Michael Page International Rec Ltd
75000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual
11 Sep 2017
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
An Interim Internal Audit Manager role created as a maternity leave cover. The role is a senior level role and will offer great exposure to board level stakeholders within the group. The incumbent will be able to focus on adding value on a strategic basis by influencing policy and group controls but will not need to manage a team.

Client Details

My client at a top tier Investment Management firm with over $15bn AUM and with their offices based in the heart of the City of London.


The Interim Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for the risk assessment, control identification, development of audit testing, completion of audit work and ongoing continuous monitoring of the businesses and related entities.

Deputize for the Head of Internal Audit in her absence

Actively participate I the development, implementation and monitoring of the Internal Audit Plan and identify and develop new and existing audit & assurance opportunities

Participate and lead audit engagements and ensure they are conducted in accordance with Group Internal Audit (GIA) policies and standards for the professional practice of internal audit.

Work on advisory-based assignments, including regulatory investigations, controls assurance work and risk governance projects

Perform peer review of the Head of Internal Audit's reports and other documentation when necessary.

Build and maintain key relationships with stakeholders and senior management, establishing a culture of engagement while adding value.

Acts as primary client liaison within Internal Audit for the Client Affairs, Client Administration and Compliance Functions.

Acts as an objective source of independent advice on control issues affecting the firm

When necessary, coordinate work with Risk, Legal, Compliance and other control-related activities and with others within Internal Audit.

Research new or technical subjects (e.g. MiFID II, foreign tax reporting standards, client investment suitability etc.) when required and undertake support engagements in respect of these as directed by the Head of Internal Audit

Act as subject matter expert in areas such as the audit of fixed income, FX, derivatives and settlement processes.

Coordinating/leading business and IT integrated audits in support of the Group Internal Audit function.

Perform monitoring of operational and financial related data to recognise patterns and trends with risk and control implications.

Represent the Internal Audit Team in the Compliance monitoring team meetings as well as attend internal meetings as directed by the Head of Internal Audit.

Assist the Head of Internal Audit to prepare the annual internal audit plan, annual internal audit report and periodic Board papers.

Limited travel to Ireland, Guernsey CI and Switzerland.


The successful Interim Internal Audit Manager will have the following skills and experience:

* A relevant professional qualification and education to degree standard. (ACA, ACCA, CIA, CPA or equivalent preferred) ideally gained working in Financial Services Audit.

* Products and regulatory knowledge relevant to a fund and discretionary asset management businesses (e.g., funds, equity, fixed income, alternative products);
* Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner and with minimal supervision;
* Ability to perform and oversee audit work in accordance with department and professional standards for internal auditing;
* Ability to complete assignments in an efficient manner;
* Excellent communication (i.e., verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management and influence change;

Job Offer

75-80k FTC