Internal Auditor - London

Description:

We have an exclusive position with AmTrust International - They are seeking a full time permanent Internal Audit International SOX to join their London office.

Primary Responsibilities:

Plan and perform SOX audits in accordance with the SOX plan, AmTrust audit methodology and professional standards under the direction of the Internal Audit Management and HIA

  • Planning - Performing process walkthroughs to identify the key activities, risks and controls.
  • Risk Assessment - Applying risk and control concepts to assess control design and developing a test approach of the key controls.
  • Operational Effectiveness Testing -Testing the effectiveness of the key controls identified.
  • Documenting - Compiling clear and concise audit work papers and reports with conclusions that are supported by the work performed.
  • Reporting - Discussing and reporting control design deficiencies and controls not operating as designed.
  • Issue Tracking - Validating with management in resolution and implementation of corrective action plans.
  • Working / teaming with PwC during 2017 to plan, document and test the controls.
  • Enhancing AmTrust's overall control environment by identifying opportunities for internal control improvements and communicate recommendations.
  • Support the SOX leader with various planning, reporting, control and governance-related activities.
  • Provide assistance KPMG, the external auditors, in the performance of their activities.
  • Perform special project work and other procedures in the wider Internal Audit team as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain technical proficiency and current knowledge of professional standards, including accounting, auditing and financial reporting requirements.
  • Be familiar with working within an audit system (e.g. GRC or equivalent).

Requirements:

Technical Requirements:

  • ACA, ACCA, PIIA, CMIIA, CPA or equivalent audit qualification, or be at the final year of studies.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in accounting, finance or other relevant discipline.
  • Substantial audit experience in the Financial Services industry, preferably in the general insurance and/or Lloyd's environment.
  • Excellent understanding of internal audit methodologies, risk and control frameworks.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solvency II awareness.
  • Comfort at being a part of a global management team with a focus on a high level of communication, coordination, and consistency.
  • Take responsibility to keep up to date with changing regulations and policies.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join a growing Internal Audit team, in order to make a real difference to a fast growing business through the performance of quality, risk-focused, and professional internal audits.

Application Opening Date: 05 September 2017

Application Closing Date: 05 October 2017


  • Job Number: 26471
  • Salary: £70000 
  • Sectors: Audit
  • Types: Permanent
  • Locations: City of London, London
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