Technology Risk Assurance Partner

Competitive salary + benefits
03 Dec 2021
03 Jan 2022
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About us

IT Risk Partner

Location- National Role

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Want to be part of an international family whose vision is “To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day”? Then you could be our next investment! At Azets, you are in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together. Our motto when it comes to career development is “Your Journey – Your Voice – Your Success ".


Azets is an award-winning leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisors operating across the UK, Nordics and the USA. We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across 100 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years which has made us the 9th largest accountancy firm in the UK, and we are over the moon to have been awarded Accountancy Firm of the Year in the FD Excellence Survey 2020. As a result of this growth, we are now looking to invest in our skills set even further!

Our values are our motivations

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for people who also believe in these drivers as we work together to achieve success for both our colleagues and our clients alike. As a business we believe we are stronger together. We share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively. We are open minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing our differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. We look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does that sound like you?

The role

To get the job that you’ll love

Our Technology Risk Assurance team support clients with services such as:

  • IT Internal and External Audit services
  • Data Analytics
  • IT Governance and Strategy Assurance
  • IT and Digital Transformation Programme Assurance
  • Business Process IT Controls Testing

In addition to working directly with clients, the team also plays a critical role delivering specialist technology assurance services in support of Azets’ Internal Audit and External Audit practices.

We are looking for a leader to drive the next phase of growth for this team. Working collaboratively as part of a wider Risk Advisory team to:

  • Grow IT Internal Audit services across the UK in support of the Risk Advisory growth plan for Internal Audit services.
  • Broaden the Technology Risk Assurance services we offer to sectors such as the Financial Service sector and the Commercial sector.
  • Provide leadership in developing the IT audit and data analytics elements of Azets’ external audit methodology.
  • Provide leadership to and substantially grow the Technology Risk team.
Key accountabilities

Reporting to the Glasgow Regional Managing Partner

Reporting to the UK Head of Internal Audit

Skills & experience

To succeed you will need experience of leading IT risk or IT assurance services in a professional practice environment, including working in close collaboration with External and Internal Audit professionals. You will also need a passion for getting to know clients’ and potential clients’ as people, developing insight into their technology issues and selling compelling propositions that deliver real value to their organisations.

For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees are what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions, including the opinions of staff of all levels. We are looking for someone who want to be more than just a leader, but who wants to join a family of likeminded individuals.

One of the most exciting aspects of this role will be taking charge of a young, talented, and enthusiastic team of Technology Assurance specialists. A commitment to people, and to developing and retaining talent is therefore a key attribute. As a senior leader within our firm and within the wider Risk Advisory service line, you will be fully supported by the rest of the leadership team.


Why join the Azets family?

The relationship we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business. Your voice is important to us. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both ours and your success.

We offer training and development opportunities to all employees. In nurturing talent from all backgrounds, this helps us to grow our own and bring out the best in people.

What’s in it for you?

  • Pension - Looking after your future self when it's time to step back and relax.
  • 30 days annual leave + your birthday off– Time to focus on your friends and family and what’s important to you. Where will your precious time take you?
  • Agile Working - We're on a mission to give you back your time.
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Flexible Working - Azets understand that as with any family, we all work in different ways and need flexibility within our working day and therefore we operate a flexible working policy.
  • Life Assurance - 4 times salary. Our family is important to us, and so is yours.
  • Employee Referral Bonus - We're always looking for talented individuals to join our family.
  • Employee Benefits Portal - Cashback and vouchers on everyday purchases.
  • Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities - Continuous development and support, not only for your professional qualifications, but also for your personal goals and aspirations so we can grow together.
  • Opportunity to attend social events - Time to stop, pause and have fun.
  • Career Coaching - Better never stops. Sharing our time to make the best use of yours.
  • Lead Incentive Scheme – We offer generous financial rewards for helping Azets to grow our new client portfolio
  • Enhanced Parental + Family leave - We want Azets to be a place where you can plan both a career and a family
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa and be eligible to take up full time, permanent employment.

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