The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for supporting Group Internal Audit (GIA)’s successful delivery of independent, objective assurance and consulting activity to the Audit Committee, Board and management on the quality and effectiveness of the Group’s internal control, risk management and governance systems and processes. The individual will work as part of an expanding and high performing GIA team to deliver the audit plan and related activities in a timely manner to best practice standards, producing value-adding and high-quality internal audit services to help the organisation achieve its objectives.
Supporting delivery of end to end audit activities within Group Internal Audit (GIA). Producing quality analysis and input to the annual risk assessment process and related annual audit plan. Contributing to delivery of quality risk-based, value adding audit work on a timely basis in line with methodology:
Leading sections and assisting with co-ordination of audits, including engagement in planning, execution, reporting and audit file completion. Managing relationships with business staff professionally and effectively. Drafting high quality detailed, relevant and accurate audit workpapers and documents on the effectiveness of the bank's internal control environment.
Tracking allocated outstanding management actions through to closure, ensuring they are appropriately resolved with supporting evidence or escalated in a timely manner. Supporting business monitoring to ensure that GIA is aware of changes in business activities and objectives, and audit response is developed as necessary. Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with business stakeholders. Proactive and positive interaction across the GIA function to support delivery of departmental goals and to maintain high quality outputs including:
Contributing to high quality management reporting as required to support audit activities at an individual and committee level. Promoting continuous improvement in audit practice, methodology and operations.
Encouraging collaboration and knowledge sharing between GIA, Risk, Compliance and the business to help embed a robust risk management and control culture across the bank.