Internal Audit IT Manager

Location London
Discipline: Technology
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££90000 per annum DOE
Contact name: Andrew Spence

Contact email:
Contact phone: +44 1293 584 300
Job ref: 28263
Published: 2 months ago
Expiry date: 05 Oct 2023 11:59
My Client, who are a leading award winning software company that operate within in the financial sector. They are currently looking to recruit an experienced Internal Audit IT Manager who will be responsible for the timely delivery of the organisations IT internal audit engagements, covering areas that include Cyber, Infrastructure, Cloud, Project and Change and Software Development. The successful candidate will have responsibility for scoping, planning, reporting and leading all IT audit activities, building close relationships with the IT functions, being hands on in understanding key IT delivery initiatives and assessing any associated risk.

  • Manage the timely delivery of the IT internal audit engagements outlined in the Group Internal Audit Plan. This includes areas such as User Access and Identity Management, Information Security (including GDPR), System/Software Development Lifecycle, IT Infrastructure, Cyber Security, IT Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, and IT programs and projects.
  • Supervise and manage the Group Internal Audit function's data analytics capabilities and the data analytics program, ensuring its continuous development.
  • Lead ongoing technological improvements for the Group Internal Audit function, which may involve expanding the range of data and audit tools used by the team and enhancing the data and IT literacy skills of Internal Audit staff. This could include providing training sessions to team members.
  • Assist the Group Head of Internal Audit in creating and maintaining the annual Internal Audit Plan and the Internal Audit Universe, focusing on the Group's IT risks.
  • Enhance the visibility and reputation of Internal Audit within the Group by establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with operational teams, senior managers, executives, and non-executives.

The candidate:
  • The ideal candidate should be CISA qualified, with chartered status and at least 3 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Must be able to demonstrate leading the IT Audit functions, which include scoping and leading the IT Audits. Being able to work in a stand alone role with little supervision.
  • Hold proficiency in Microsoft Excel and SQL is highly desirable, along with subject matter expertise in key IT audit areas, including IT General Controls, User Access Controls, IT Governance, and Networking.
  • Previous experience in the Financial Services Industry is advantageous.
  • The successful candidate must possess strong stakeholder management skills, be confident in verbal and written communication, and have the ability to write reports effectively.