Senior IT Auditor

Job reference RA1628 - Grade D

Job summary

ReAssure are looking to recruit a dedicated Senior IT Auditor to join our team within the Internal Audit (IA) function. The position will preferably be based in Telford on a permanent basis. This vacancy represents an opportunity to join one of Telford’s largest employers, within an ever-changing environment where you will discover the potential to perform and grow. In this role as Senior IT Auditor, you will be responsible for providing independent assurance over key risks and controls to the Group (both Swiss Re Group and ReAssure Group).  You will evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes and the internal control system as well as ensuring compliance with applicable rules and regulations, governance standards and best business practices.

Competitive Salary & Benefits package, including 27 days’ holiday, pension, healthcare

Originally founded in 1963, ReAssure is a life and pensions company which buys and administers closed books of business from other companies. Built on a 2000-strong team with a wide range of skills and experience, there’s one constant running through the ReAssure business – ‘Change’. Join us and you’ll have opportunity to drive our growth and progress through your own success.

ReAssure is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills; and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead and participate in IT audits as directed by the IT Audit Manager and Head of Internal Audit in accordance with IA methodology
  • For audit assignments, participate in interviews with management and staff, documenting workflows of operations and identifying key risks, controls and procedures
  • Coordinate, where required, with co-sourcing partners in delivering audit services
  • Perform in-depth risk analysis and contribute to the determination of the particular audit scope
  • Assist with development of the audit program and conduct appropriate fieldwork testing
  • Document all testing and findings in accordance with IA Methodology and professional standards
  • Draft audit reports and associated outputs
  • Negotiate management actions to mitigate identified business, operational or control risks
  • Deliver audits in accordance with IA methodology and professional standards
  • Interact with IT and business management as required and demonstrate ability to develop relationships through strong evidence of audit, technical, and business expertise
  • Act as a deputy for the IT Audit Manager and develop a sound understanding of ReAssure Group’s IT Control environment
  • Draft audit report and associated outputs for review and approval by the IA Management Team
  • Ensure appropriate distribution of draft audit report and assume responsibility for working with management to agree corrective actions

Key skills/experience required

  • 3 – 6 years plus of work experience in IT audit or other relevant experience
  • You will have strong communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to finalise observations and generate business insights in the face of complexity, conflicting pressures and ambiguous circumstances
  • Ability to exert influence across audit teams and business management without direct control
  • Challenges management while building relationships to create a foundation for future influence
  • Expresses oneself effectively in one-on-one conversations and small groups
  • Maintains positive relationships even under difficult or heated circumstances
  • Stature and confidence to interact with Company personnel with the ability to demonstrate objectivity, integrity, independence and drive
  • You will have good interpersonal and organisation skills

Qualifications:

  • University degree (preferred)
  • Technically proficient in IT infrastructure as well as application risks and controls (required)
  • CISA, CISSP, CIA or equivalent information security experience (required)
  • Conversant in risk management and control techniques (required)

Job category/type
Group Internal Audit/Permanent

Location
Telford

Date posted
10/04/2019

Application closing date
24/04/2019

Applications for this vacancy have now closed