Grant Thornton UK LLP

Business Risk Services Internal Audit Senior Manager- Insurance

London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
24 Jul 2021
08 Aug 2021
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Join us and you'll shape more than just your career

We believe we're best positioned to make a meaningful impact on the economy. Every day, we provide a diverse range of organisations with the kind of business and financial advice it takes to do this. Our ideas and insights empower our clients to make big decisions about the future and unlock sustainable growth. With a relentless focus on quality and integrity, we help businesses, communities and our people to flourish.

Job Description:

Let's talk about the job

Here are some things you can expect from this role.
  • Making quality second nature. This means doing what's right even when no one's looking. The work that you will do has a major impact on our clients and our firm. We pride ourselves on the high-level standards we have for the work that we do.
  • Own your own work. You'll effectively manage the delivery of internal audit activity across a portfolio of existing client relationships and maintain good working relationships. You'll ensure assignments are appropriately scheduled, resourced and ensure audit planning documents are agreed by the client, prior to the review commencing. You will design, deliver and review robust audit work programmes to provide value added assurance to our clients and communicate and produce high quality internal audit deliverables. You'll design and undertake high quality analytical work requiring minimal input from Directors and Partners. You'll engage with and lead proposals and participate in presentation and in delivering unfamiliar information to clients in a confident manner. You'll monitor WIP for clients on a regular basis e.g. monthly. You'll negotiate additional billing with clients when required and monitor invoices raised and cash collected in a timely manner.
  • Be a part of a team. Grant Thornton's Business Risk Services (BRS) provides the advice necessary to help clients manage risk and improve their business performance. Our professionals can deliver objective, value added solutions that will enable clients to strengthen internal controls and governance processes, implement sound organisational strategies, increase technological capabilities and improve their operational efficiency.
  • Take responsibility. As a Senior Manager you will take ownership of allocated assignments in a way that exceeds client expectations while taking responsibility for managing and developing staff. You'll attend close out meetings with clients and have a full understanding of issues discussed. You'll set expectation for production of draft reports to the team and ensure that the written work is of a high standard, addresses commercial issues and is well structured, meeting the needs of the intended audience and requiring minimal Partner input You'll develop new business and close sale opportunities, whilst helping to develop new products and services.
  • Build your brand. This role offers exciting opportunities for the right person to expand their knowledge. The team has a history of developing internal talent for progression.

The minimum criteria

Experience of internal audit or compliance and risk within insurance or professional services

Experience of the Lloyds market and / or broker space.

Skills to set you apart

Here are a few more skills we are looking for. Don't worry if you don't tick every box. It's important for us to support you in your role and help you to develop along the way.

  • Proven experience in client handling and management
  • Proven business development credentials
  • Experience of completing broker placement file reviews.

Do you care about the same things we do?

We have six values we work by. When we meet, we'll want you to show us how they're important to you, too.

Collaboration: We work together, share ideas and always make time to help each other out.

Leadership: Everyone has the chance to lead their own projects.

Excellence: Quality is central to our purpose. We love what we do, and it shows. We sweat the details. We see things through, no matter how tricky.

Agility: The world moves quickly. To keep up, we stay flexible - changing approaches, changing projects, working offline, online, together and alone to get things done.

Respect: A given, of course: we value each other and our clients. We listen, we understand, we care.

Responsibility: The decisions we make and advice we give affects people's lives and livelihoods. We take that seriously and always do well by doing what's right.

Bring your whole self

Now you've seen our values, it shouldn't be a surprise that we're creating a respectful, open, diverse place to work. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues, is not just the right thing to do, it helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.

"We are committed to making sure that the opportunities within our firm are equally accessible for everyone - regardless of background or gender." Dave Dunckley, CEO

There's more to life than work

Families, children, sports, night classes...the things you do and the people you're with outside work matter. They can inspire, motivate and energise you. Inside the office and out. So if you'd like to work flexibly, let us know. We're happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we'll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.

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