Senior Internal Auditor - Permanent


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Cer has a brilliant new role to be filled by a Senior Internal Auditor, for one of our clients, a top Insurance firm based in London. You will be joining the team of professionals on a permanent.

The successful Senior Internal Auditor responsibilities will include:

  • Completing audit fieldwork across the business (both in the UK and overseas) as part of the Internal Audit team.  
  • Assisting the Head of IA in the management/co-ordination of Internal Audit Team Activities, providing the audit timetable and developing working relationships across the business.  
  • Assessing the sufficiency of the mechanisms in place for recognising, analysing and confirming key risks within Brit are managed within Group Risk Appetite (i.e. to examine, challenge, test and critique the Group Risk Management Process) 
  • To assist Internal Audit management plus performing reviews of the data supplied by the business in order to confirm the completion of the action point. 
  • The delivery of ad hoc advice to the business on matters of policy, procedure, risk mitigation and controls. 

The essential requirements are:

  • Relevant qualifications including one or more of the following: ACA or alike professional qualification; Degree or equivalent; ACII or comparable insurance qualification; or be willing to work towards these certificates.  
  • Solid acquaintance of the general insurance industry (with specific focus on underwriting and claims processes) within the Lloyd’s and General UK insurance market.  
  • Understanding with operational Risk Management techniques, with the concepts of risk appetite, risk register, risk scoring and prioritisation, control risk self-assessment and risk committees. 
  • Familiarity working within professional audit; or a sturdy operational insurance background e.g. experience within an applicable professional services organisation.  
  • A Decent working knowledge and awareness of financial accounting and reporting standards (IFRS) and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Some awareness of Solvency II. 
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