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Audit/IT Controls Methodology Senior Manager – London/Flexible on Location

Our tier 1 audit client is seeking to recruit a senior manager to be part of their audit quaility practice.

The role will be primarily based in London although some visits to other offices may also be required. They can offer alternative base office locations of Manchester and Birmingham.


Seeking to recruit a senior manager to join the audit advisory team within their technical practice supporting the audit practice.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in audit, particularly in controls based and IT auditing, in managing an audit and audit-related projects, with exemplary technical skills regarding auditing standards and their practical application including experience in audit reporting matters .

Will have been involved in preparing methodology and guidance, and advice to audit teams implementing such strategies. Experience with SOX (or equivalent) assurance is desirable.

As part of the audit advisory team, providing advice and ensuring compliance with ISAs and the firm’s audit methodology, particularly as it pertains to controls-based auditing including:

  • Developing the firm’s approach to controls-based and IT auditing
  • Monitoring and reacting to the potential development of UK SOX, ISA and regulatory updates, ensuring that the firm’s methodologies remain closely aligned to new requirements, developments in good audit practice.
  • Writing and updating relevant guidance material
  • Development and delivery of audit methodology training content
  • Provision of support for the development and delivery of ‘group learning sessions’ which are led by partners and managers in the audit stream
  • Carrying out targeted file reviews for the purposes of internal quality control or testing.
  • Responding to audit methodology queries from audit staff at all levels (email, telephone or in person)
  • Ad hoc methodology related assignments

You’ll be someone:

  • Who has significant IT and controls-based external audit experience.
  • Has extensive experience of the application of IT in business processes related to financial reporting.
  • Has wide-ranging practical experience regarding the application of ISAs and audit methodology, which is essential.
  • As this role will involve training and coaching peers and will involve reviews of audit files for quality control and testing purposes, experience as external IT audit manager is essential
  • An awareness of the regulatory requirements in Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man or Ireland is useful but not essential.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a small team and able to use own initiative
  • High attention to detail
  • CISA or ACA qualifications

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Categories: Audit Quality & Technical Standards
Roles: Senior Manager
Locations: Birmingham London Manchester

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