Senior Audit Manager - Data Analytics

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Audit
  • Location
    Brighton, East Sussex
  • Salary
    85000 £ - 100000 £ / Year
  • External Reference

Badenoch & Clark are currently working with a leading financial services business based in Brighton to recruit a Senior Internal Audit Manager to develop the Group's Data Analytics Strategy. The role is permanent and you will be the lead on everything data analytics focused for internal audit.

Working as part of a small team you will continue the development of the group's data analytics strategy and originate, plan and execute the data analytics activity in line with the group's strategic vision of a leading edge audit function.

Key responsibilities include:
* Define and drive a Data Analytics Strategy and Plans (to include approved budgetary requirements) to support each of the Heads of Audit plans, providing for sufficient flexibility in application to respond to changing demands and needs
* Lead the development of a suite of technology tools and techniques. This may include the development of AI and robotics for use in audit work and support activities.
* Provide support to the Head of Audit in producing analytics for use in stakeholder reporting (including reporting to the Group Audit Committee) and such other support as may be required.
* Build relationships with data owners across the group and the knowledge of controls, risks, and technical structure of enterprise data to enable extraction of data-sets for audit objectives.
* Identify, with the Heads of Audit / Senior Audit Managers, the key risks on each audit that can be addressed with Data Analytics, and negotiate metrics to answer those risks.
* Provide training and coaching to audit team members and take the lead in developing a network of Data Analytics champions in GIA.
* Establish an evolving toolkit of analysis techniques that can be deployed in audits by Senior Audit Managers / Audit Managers to use enterprise data sets to address audit risks.

Experience / skills:
* Have a proven background in developing a data analytics function (ideally in internal audit)
* Strong understanding of strategic thinking/planning models and significant experience of applying these.
* Strong understanding of systems and data sets to enable data extraction.
* Proven ability to apply knowledge of business, audit approach, and statistical techniques to enterprise datasets
* Range of leading techniques that can be applied to audit analysis (e.g. statistical, fraud detection, linking to external data sets)
On offer is a very competitive salary and overall package including a generous car allowance, bonus and pension Badenoch and Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch and Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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