Senior IT / Technology Auditor

Risk & Compliance | Edinburgh | Permanent | £ 50000 - £ 70000 Excellent Benefits | CHITA

Senior IT / Technology Auditor


Salary c. £50,000 - £70,000 + Excellent Benefits

Benefits – Bonus at target, PMI, 28 days holiday + stats, contributory pension

My client is currently seeking a Senior IT Auditor to take up a permanent position in their Edinburgh offices. This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading financial organisation.

This role will is an excellent opportunity to take ownership, working in a Senior role responsible for delivering an independent and objective risk-based internal audit service designed to systematically evaluate and improve risk management, control and governance processes; planning and leading complex IT audit and advisory audit assignments.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning and leading complex IT audit and advisory audit assignments, including the preparation of an objective risk based assessment and effective audit approach, evaluating the adequacy of controls, developing creative and practical recommendations that add value.
  • Accountable for delivery of assignments in accordance with professional and company standards and to agreed timescales, including a clear, concise and insightful final report.
  • Obtaining sufficient information regarding an IT operation's procedures, identifying weaknesses and testing for procedural compliance, and recommending changes in IT procedures.
  • Identifying and evaluating IT risks and impacts associated with identified issues.
  • Preparing status reports for IT Management and key governance committees.
  • Providing advice on IT controls and risks and other consultancy services required by IT management, including attendance to key governance forums as required.
  • Assisting the IT Audit Manager with development of the annual IT risk assessment and annual Audit Plan.
  • Assisting with review and evaluation of staff performance where they have worked on thematic global audits.
  • Developing and maintaining productive business and IT relationships to facilitate delivery of audits.
  • Acting as an SME / technical advisor to financial / operational audits on IT aspects of functions and business activities under review.
  • Contributing and supporting the Management in the development of IA standards and procedures.
  • Actively maintaining an appropriate level of understanding of current technologies and IT best practices.

Key skills and experience required:

The successful candidate will possess a recognised accountancy, auditing or technology qualification along with a strong Financial Services background gained in professional practice or industry.

  • Expert knowledge of technology risk, IT Audit & internal controls
  • Strong communication and influencing skills, both written and verbal.
  • Can work with broad range of stakeholders and coach others to develop their expertise.
  • Ability to problem solve, and interpret strategic objectives into deliverables within a collaborative and supportive environment.

Please contact or call him on 0131 220 7109 for further information

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