IT Audit Manager - Top 6 Accounting Firm

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£50000 - £65000 per annum
Jun 17, 2021
Jul 15, 2021
JN -062021-2928302
Angus King
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

managing and delivering a number of IT internal audit engagements

Client Details

My client provides the advice necessary to help their clients manage risk associated with their use of technology. Their 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. They provide internal audit and risk advisory services to the FTSE 250, large and complex Corporates, international and major charities and not-for-profit organisations, and central government departments. You will be responsible for managing and delivering a number of IT internal audit engagements in a manner that exceeds client expectations


You will work as part of the team, effectively providing a hands-on advisory service that exceeds our clients' expectations and allows our client to deliver a high-quality audit to clients · You will have responsibility for the effective completion of engagements, including

o Assisting with the preparation of draft terms of reference/audit planning documents

o Providing input into budgets for internal audit reviews o Delivering fieldwork, ensuring all work is performed in accordance with methodologies, that testing sufficient and appropriate testing has been performed, and evidence to support key decisions has been obtained

o Reviewing fieldwork of audit team members and providing oversight of engagements, assisting directors with their client portfolios where necessary o Holding close-out meetings with client to ensure that they and the client has a full understanding of issues identified and these are agreed

o Documenting and reviewing draft and final internal audit reports, ensuring the written work is of a high standard, is factually correct, recommendations are appropriate and tailored to the needs of the intended audience, and requires minimal manager and Partner input.

Assisting with client proposals, presentations, pitches, and other business development opportunities as necessary · Help to develop new products and services, particularly in relation to IT internal audit and technology risk · Build and maintains good working relationships with all clients and colleagues · Participate in office marketing events, act as an 'ambassador' of the firm, is aware of the wide range of services the firm offers and suggests innovative products, whilst pro-actively identifying cross selling opportunities · Read appropriate sector/industry journals, reviews websites, to be aware of current issues and identify development opportunities for new products and service


Professional IT audit qualification (CISA, CISM, CISP, or similar) · Cyber security related qualifications · Other relevant qualifications, including ITIL, COBIT, PRINCE2, ACA, etc…

Experience · Strong experience of auditing Cyber Security, Data Protection/Privacy (inc GDPR), IT Strategy, Change Management, Business Continuity & IT Disaster Recovery, IT Infrastructure (including Databases), and IT asset management · A good track record of performing IT audits over IT Projects & Programmes (inc Agile), Cloud & Virtualisation technologies, IT transformations, System Implementations, Digital, and Third-Party Management Arrangements · Experiencing of testing of IT general and automated SOX controls · Familiarity with related regulation and frameworks such as Cyber Essentials, NIST, GDPR etc… · Technical awareness and auditing experience of common operating systems, financial applications, and underlying databases · Scoping IT audits (including developing budgets) and managing IT audit from end-to-end

Job Offer

- Opportunity to work with blue chip clients

- Chance to work in a specialist function that is industry leading

- Competitive salary and benefits

- London base, with flexibilty for home working

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