The role of Group Internal Audit is to provide independent and objective challenge to, and assurance over, the Schroders Group's control environment through effective evaluation of risk management, control and governance arrangements implemented by management.
The department has around 20 members of staff and is led by the Head of Group Internal Audit who has a primary reporting line to the Chairman of the Board Audit and Risk Committee, with a secondary line to the Group Chief Executive.
Overview of role
The Senior IT Internal Auditor reports to Senior IT Internal Audit Manager. The Senior IT Internal Audit Manager's team has responsibility for the execution of audits across Global Technology teams globally, as well as supporting integrated business audits.
As Schroders' Internal Audit function has a global remit, you will be required to work both in the UK and overseas. The team has a high profile, and the work undertaken is complex and often time pressured, and will, in many cases, have significant impact upon ongoing activities within the Group.
The Senior IT Internal Auditor shall ensure that all his / her responsibilities are performed to the highest levels of integrity, quality and transparency and in a manner most likely to promote the success of the Schroders Group. The principle responsibilities of the role are:
Planning and scheduling audits with the business, as directed by the Senior IT Internal Audit Manager. Delivery of audits as allocated by the Senior IT Internal Audit Manager, ensuring that work completed and outputs produced adhere to relevant professional standards and to the Internal Audit manual. Attending closing meetings, where required. Escalating issues identified by Internal Audit to appropriate levels of management promptly. Writing reports, issues and actions to a high standard. Tracking issues and actions arising from internal audit work. Ongoing liaison with relevant management across Schroders to maintain awareness of key developments. Involvement in special projects and investigations as required. Supporting the Senior IT Internal Audit Manager in performing their duties, and substituting as necessary. Maintaining the relationship with internal audit co-source suppliers, if needed.
Experience of internal audit, risk management or compliance. Experience within the financial services industry. Strong understanding of IT and Information Security risks and controls. Understanding of the UK regulatory environment. Excellent communication and report writing skills. The ability to work effectively with IT and business staff and management. Experience and understanding of IT systems (applications, databases, operating systems) either through supporting or auditing IT environments. Ability to travel in the UK and overseas for up to 30% of your time.
Experience specifically within the asset management, wealth management or private banking industries. English is essential as language. The knowledge of other languages used within Schroders group will be considered to be an advantage. Knowledge of IT management and control frameworks such as ITIL, COBIT, NIST. An IT, audit or accountancy related qualification (ACA, CISA,).
Internal Number: 5500918
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