EY UK

Extended Assurance – Internal Audit Manager- Insurance / Wealth & Asset Management, London

Recruiter
EY UK
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
21 Sep 2020
Closes
20 Oct 2020
Ref
LON00IJQ
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Extended Assurance – Internal Audit Manager – Wealth/Asset Management & Insurance

Our Financial Services Assurance practice encompasses a wide range of assurance services across our different sectors. You will gain a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses and their financial accounts, drawing on your experience to provide options and recommendations to management and the board. We mirror our clients’ global operations, so be prepared to travel and explore business in new places.

Our Internal Audit team aims to provide confidence to our clients and their stakeholders through the rigorous independent assessment of process and controls. This is done through the appropriate use of assurance skills, robust audit and other methodologies coupled with industry insight in the Financial Services market.

The opportunity

Our Extended Assurance Practice provide ongoing assurance to regulators, management and directors on the governance and controls around processes that do not impact the financial statements. We are looking for Internal Audit professionals who have a strong background in Financial Services and Internal Audit. Ideally, candidates will have experience of working in assurance, risk and / or controls projects either as an internal auditor / advisor at a professional service firm and / or within an Internal Audit function within industry.

Your key responsibilities

If successful, you will be expected to secure and enhance relationships with senior client management (including Heads of Internal Audit and Audit Committee Chairs). We will expect you to manage day to day client relationships whilst delivering value to the client by providing insightful knowledge into business improvement. You will be seen as a trusted advisor to Partners and Directors, identifying new business opportunities and building upon existing client networks. We will expect you to contribute to writing Thought Leadership articles, people initiatives and to manage engagement economics.

Join us and you'll work on challenging projects and accelerate your career within an international and supportive team. You'll also be introduced to career challenges that will take you into exciting new professional territory.

Your goal will be to help clients achieve their potential - and you can expect to do the same. As part of a supportive team, you'll have every opportunity to progress and build knowledge that will make a difference to your entire career.

Skills and attributes for success;

  • Desire to build / develop a career in assisting Insurance and Wealth & Asset Management clients with controls assessments / improvements, including the provision of either a formal (assurance) or informal (findings & recommendations) opinion.
  • Ability to lead teams and deliver our solutions to meet client needs, preferably demonstrated in a professional services environment.
  • Intellectual rigor / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered.
  • Ability to operate with stakeholders / manage projects which potentially span all functions within client organisations.
  • High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions and ability to work and lead under pressure.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Depth of experience working with Wealth & Asset Management clients
  • Experience of internal audit and internal controls (including Sarbanes Oxley)
  • Knowledge of business process, operational process and process analysis
  • Practical experience of regulatory topics including Prudential Reporting, Structural Reform; new internal audit innovation; and/or Business audit skills
  • Market network / knowledge

Ideally you’ll also have

  • Experience with innovation and transforming internal audit processes
  • A track record with a blue-chip company in the Financial Services industry or professional services firm would be preferable
  • ACA, ACCA, CIA qualified or equivalent

What we look for

We are looking for individuals who are highly motivated, professional and passionate about what they do. We want individuals who will further add to the continued success of our practice.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

Please note: Prior to finalising your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity & inclusiveness here. We ask because it matters!

About EY

We’re building the workplace of the future at EY – a place that’s smarter, more inclusive, more dynamic and more flexible. We're embracing change and helping our clients to adapt - to create more inclusive economic growth. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

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

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