SeniorAudit Manager (VP) Asset Management - City, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1

British Pound . GBP 100000.00-110000.00

The Clients: An International Asset Management firm
Location: Edinburgh
Title: Senior Audit Manager (VP)
Package: £100,000 plus bonus and benefits

The Senior Audit Manager is a member of the global leadership team of and will take on the responsibilities of the approved internal audit function for FCA purposes (CF28).

Key Responsibilities

Contribute to a local and global AM Audit function

* Work collaboratively with global audit team colleagues to implement the AM auditing strategy.

* Actively assist in designing and implementing the tactical and operational procedures to continue to build the AM infrastructure.

Determine the annual risk based Audit Plan

* Engage with senior management, Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and work closely with the CAE AM to determine the annual risk based audit plan.

* Take ownership for a fully documented audit plan

Deliver a risk based Audit Service

* Co-ordinate and execute audit planning (including determining audit approach), audit performance, reporting and follow-up in own area of attention, including new projects under development.

* Execute audits by gathering, documenting and analysing information and provide evidence of risks through the use of interviews, observations, file review, risk analyses, reconciliation, organisational analysis and diagnosis. Highlight the need for control measures.

* Initiate, review and approve the work of (senior) auditors through all audit phases, assessing and evaluating work done.

* Provide on the job training to audit staff and maintain audit programs, risk control matrices and other documentation.

* Monitor new projects and provide input to project managers on the need for risk management.
* Execute special projects (e.g. fraud investigations, due diligence, advisory, etc.) and audits abroad.

* Ensure the quarterly reporting is prepared and ready for delivery to local committees.

* Work with the audit team to establish center of expertise.

Stakeholder Management

* Seek active engagement with business leaders/managers, using their input to help shape the annual audit planning process.

* Actively engage with Regulators on behalf of the CAE AM.

Skills and Experience

* Professional qualification in relevant discipline (e.g. CA, ACA, ACCA, or similar).

* Ideally an individual with in-depth experience of internal auditing within asset management, private wealth management, banking or financial services.

* Experienced in process control, management control, risk management and change management.

* Previous experience of working effectively with remote teams to achieve local and global objectives.

* Knowledge of Regulatory and Compliance developments, IT controls relevant to the industry.

* Excellent communication skills

If you feel you have the relevant experience and interest to apply for this role please send you updated CV and we will contact you.

Thank you