Senior IT Auditor


Our client is looking to hire a Senior IT Auditor to join their London based office on a Permanent basis.

Ref: 49457

  • Location: London
  • Category: Finance / Audit
  • Type: Permanent


Key Duties:

  • Contribute to the planning, execution and reporting of a series of single IT or change audits covering a range of Technology areas; ensuring the provision of assurance in relation to the adequacy, effectiveness and sustainability of key risk management, control and governance processes
  • Engage with key stakeholders during the course of audits
  • Work closely with business audit colleagues and where required undertake integrated audits providing technology audit coverage of business applications and associated technology controls
  • Provide appropriate challenge at any stage of the audit to improve quality
  • Head up occasional, less complex audits as agreed with line manager and with appropriate coaching and supervision
  • Contribute to continuous improvement by sharing knowledge and best practice, proposing improvements and seeking opportunities to add value
  • Define and complete own personal development plan to maximise the contribution
  • Work with the wider audit team colleagues in their performance and development by providing performance feedback
  • Identify, own and manage the risks involved in running their business appropriate to your role, in line with the company’s enterprise risk framework


Other Skills:

  • Have strong communication skills, an engaging style and the ability to build relationships and successfully influence a wide variety of stakeholders – both in the Technology and across the wider business
  • Ability to deliver work within set timescales, to a high quality and to budget
  • Ability to identify and assess complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express ideas clearly to all levels

Qualifications required:

  • IT Degree and/or CISA or equivalent preferred

Experience required:

  • A good understanding of technology platforms
  • Strong experience of risk based IT auditing either in practice or an Internal Audit function operating as a head auditor
  • Skills in data analytics to provide insights in audit planning, execution and ongoing monitoring will be of particular relevance to a team embracing the use of data
  • Previous exposure to COBIT and NIST frameworks is desirable as is some exposure to the Insurance sector


Anthony Dykes

Consultant - Insurance Risk, Audit, Compliance & Finance

T: +44 (0)203 867 9828

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