Bank of Ireland

Audit Manager, New Ireland Assurance

Dublin, Republic of Ireland | Hybrid
03 Oct 2023
17 Oct 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

What is the opportunity?

We have a great opportunity to join our dynamic team, leading the way in agile auditing. You will work closely with stakeholders across the New Ireland and the Bank of Ireland Group to provide 'Independent Insight and Opinion'.

Enjoy being part of a team that is passionate about putting our values into action and Growing in Ambition.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the key priorities, risks and challenges facing the Wealth & Insurance business.
  • Work effectively and proactively with colleagues in Group Internal Audit to evaluate internal controls and processes in order to provide objective and challenging risk based assurance.
  • Develop and foster effective relationships with management and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Participate in the planning, execution and reporting of audits/reviews ensuring effective sharing of lessons learned and standard process.

What will make you stand out?

We are looking for someone with prior risk management or audit experience who has a good understanding of the life assurance company's business, priorities and challenges, in addition to the regulatory environment in which it operates.

You will need to be comfortable interacting at all levels, both internally and externally whilst operating in a dynamic, team-based, agile environment.

Influencing skills and an ability to challenge management in an open and constructive manner while maintaining effective relationships is a must alongside a track record that demonstrates integrity, resilience, sound judgement and independence!

Strong verbal and written communication and excellent analytical skills with the ability to concisely articulate the required actions will ensure success.

Finally you will work on your own initiative and together with our team to deliver high quality work within tight timeframes.

Essential Qualifications

Professional or 3rd level qualification in a relevant subject area.

More about the team

This role is on the audit team for the New Ireland, Wealth & Insurance (W&I) portfolio encompassing all parts of New Ireland Assurance Company and the W&I arm of Bank of Ireland Group. The primary role of the team is to conduct audits within those areas, and track the remediation of any issues identified. Based on our work, we provide updates to executive management on risks / issues identified, and report to relevant Board committees (New Ireland Board Audit Committee, General Investment Trust Board, Dawson Master Trust Board).

This is a hybrid role and can be done anywhere in the Republic of Ireland with the primary office location of Baggot Plaza, Dublin. Travel will be required for in-person collaboration - exact frequency to be agreed with manager.

Why work with us?

The Bank of Ireland prioritises work-life balance with an opportunity for flexible working, along with 23 days annual leave and excellent pension contributions. Family can mean different things to different people; we offer 6 months paid maternity leave, an innovative fertility and surrogacy policy and working parent supports.

Your wellbeing is important to us; we have an employee assistance program, WebDoctor and financial wellbeing coaches available. We also encourage and support staff to pursue educational and professional qualifications to grow and enhance your career!

Key Competencies

  • Manage Risk - People Manager
  • Customer Focused - Self
  • One Group, one team - Self
  • Accountable - Self
  • Agile - Self

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce. We offer reasonable accommodation at every stage of the application and interview process. If you require assistance, please contact

Closing date: Oct 16, 2023

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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