IT Senior Internal Auditor
2d ago

Bristol / London / Ipswich

Working in the Internal Audit team, the IT Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for conducting internal audit reviews within the AXA UK Group businesses in order to provide assurance on the adequacy, appropriateness and effectiveness of the internal control environment and risk management framework.

What you’ll be doing :

  • To input into the develop an effective audit plan for agreed areas of responsibility by maintaining a good awareness and understanding of key business (Insurance / Health), developments in IT, finance, and regulatory activities and risks and through pro-active involvement in major change.
  • Also, to provide input to the leadership team for other areas of the annual plan

  • To participate in the planning of Internal Audit reviews through business engagement, developing and agreeing the audit scope, identifying key risks for each review and detailed fieldwork plans and time budgets for each review
  • To execute of Internal Audit reviews through assessing the adequacy of control environments, risk management, control activities, information and communication, and monitoring in the areas under review.
  • Also, to flag potentially serious issues to audit and business management as they emerge.

  • To contribute to reporting on Internal Audit reviews through drafting audit reports for review by audit and business management, agreeing management action plans and target dates and ensuring all reported issues are evidenced in audit documentation.
  • To monitor the progress of management action plans resulting from audit reviews through liaising with business management and updating GIA action tracking database accordingly.
  • Where appropriate, contribute updates on management actions for reporting to Executive Management

  • To identify, build and maintain relationships with appropriate members of the business within assigned relationship management areas.
  • To use these relationships to provide early warning of potential control or risk management issues and identify areas for inclusion in the annual audit plan.

    To influence improvement in risk management and control in business processes, projects and change management.

  • To develop and maintain an excellent understanding of GIA process and procedures and apply these in the execution of audit reviews.
  • To take a proactive role in the support and continual improvement of the audit team, particularly in the areas of investment / life / pensions.

    Essential :

  • Excellent knowledge of established IT disciplines, such as security, service management, operational resilience and emerging technologies and trends.
  • Good knowledge of data analytics techniques and tools ( SAS, PowerBI, etc).
  • In depth understanding of best practice in auditing and a knowledge of enterprise risk management practice
  • Good knowledge of finance services industry, regulation, operating practices and technology.
  • Excellent oral / written communication skills
  • Excellent networking and influencing skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good understanding of project management principles
  • Desirable :

  • Relevant professional qualification (e.g. CISA, CISM, ITIL etc)
  • Operational experience in Insurance and Health
  • Project management experience
  • With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.

    But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.

    You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things nationally and internationally.

    You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.

    Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do.

    For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone regardless of difference.

    Proud to be part of the AXA Group, a global insurance brand and a worldwide leader in financial services, AXA Insurance businesses employ over 5,500 in a network of offices across the UK.

    Our expert teams care for a huge range of customers, helping them protect their cars, homes and businesses against life’s uncertainties.

    Whether bought directly, through brokers or through a number of corporate partners, our market-leading products are trusted by millions.

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