Audit Manager - Risk & Finance Applications

London, England, United Kingdom
15 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
Contract type
Full time
The Business
We're looking for an Audit Manager to join us in London
  • This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced audit manager to join our Internal Audit function within the Risk & Finance Applications Audit team
  • You can make a tangible difference to the bank's future, while gaining invaluable experience in a large and complex organisation, with exposure to senior business and internal audit stakeholders
  • To understand and provide assurance over key applications that underpin core risk and finance processes, you'll need a strong background in application risk management and a meticulously investigative approach

What you'll do

This important role will place you at the heart of the bank's third line of defence, providing independent, objective testing and assurance. In this key role, you'll work with the Senior Audit Manager and key stakeholders to scope out audits and develop your understanding of the key risks and controls. Having formulated an appropriate and robust testing plan, you'll then lead your engagement team to deliver reliable and insightful audit opinions.

You'll succeed in this role by:
  • Leading your team through engagements, effectively managing work and resources, and setting standards of excellence
  • Providing quality, efficient and effective assurance and influencing business managers to improve controls
  • Delivering audits on time and to budget, and to an excellent standard
  • Leading the production of high quality written reports which detail any issues identified
  • Contributing to continuous monitoring to inform risk assessment and audit planning activities
  • Leveraging Internal Audit's methodology and tools, identifying key risks and making sure the appropriate tools and skillsets are utilised
  • Leading your team and supporting them through coaching, to enable them to realise their potential on engagements

The skills you'll need

As a talented audit manager, you'll have a track record of managing the delivery of complex application audits. You'll also have a thorough grounding in monitoring and testing application and technology controls.

A professional financial qualification and IT auditing qualification would be preferred.

We'll also be looking for:
  • A good understanding of risk management principles
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, allowing you to effectively manage stakeholder relationships, and challenge and influence confidently and clearly
  • The ability to efficiently and effectively lead a team to deliver audit engagements on time and to budget
  • A passion for personal development to build your knowledge and experience
  • An ability to actively identify and help develop talent

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary and you'll also join our retirement savings plan. You can also choose from a selection of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras from RBSelect, our fully flexible reward programme.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At RBS, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we'll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more .

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This role falls under Conduct Rules of the Individual Accountability Regime (IAR) and is subject to pre-employment screening. This means if your application is successful, you'll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit check, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

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