Internal Auditor

Badenoch & Clark Ltd
£45000- £50000
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
The role

A leading insurance company is seeking an Internal Auditor .

The role of the Internal Auditor is to assist the Head of Internal Audit in executing all obligations, duties and tasks within the IA department, including but not limited to the audit rolling plan, individual audit assignments and periodic reporting as required by various Committees and Working Groups.

- Review the effectiveness and efficiency of operational processes within the Insurer and related Service Companies;
- Plan and scope risk based reviews with Senior Management approval as per the agreed Audit Plan;
- Evaluate compliance with policies and procedures within the Insurer and related service companies;
- Prepare reports presenting key findings, making recommendations and documenting agreed management actions;
- Manage the recommendation database and document agreed actions and ensure recommendations are implemented within the agreed timescales;
- Undertake Follow-Up reviews on agreed actions to provide assurance to the Audit & Risk Committee that management agreed actions are implemented;
- To undertake other reasonable responsibilities and projects as required by the Business Assurance Team;
- To adhere to Company processes with regard to FCA and FSC compliance and Treating Customers Fairly;
- To ensure that DPA, FCA, FSC & TCF and other regulatory requirements are met.

Essential Skills

Key Skills and Knowledge:

- Previous experience conducting Audits.
- Experience of working in a fast moving and entrepreneurial environment;
- Experience of reviewing and analysing operational processes and controls;
- Ability to work to tight deadlines and use own initiative with a positive can-do attitude;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills;
- An analytical and problem solving mindset with an attention to detail.
- Developed ability to deal with all levels of staff
- Strong influencing and negotiating skills
- Able to apply a pragmatic proportional approach
- Works well under pressure
- Highly developed investigative skills
- Developed ability to operate under their own initiative
- Attention to detail.
- Act as an ambassador for the department in promoting the value of work undertaken whenever possible


- Knowledge of General Insurance industry;
- Qualified or part qualified and actively studying towards a relevant CCAB qualification or equivalent
- Education to degree level or equivalent;
- Sound business acumen.