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Head of Audit - Financial Services

Job Seekers Ireland Compliance Financial Services

Job Summary

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Contract
  • BBBH793992
  • Sep 22, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

This is a senior leadership role within a large audit function that requires excellent stakeholder management skills and a proven track record of problem solving through innovative solutions.

Daily activities;

  • Develop and maintain an internal audit strategy for resourcing and delivery of services.
  • Influence a robust control environment, governance processes, and risk management practices through risk-based audit activities including validation of actions agreed by management.
  • Utilise (obtain where necessary) comprehensive risk information and professional judgement to define/create an annual audit plan for approval by the audit committee. Prepare and present annual internal audit plan based on an internal risk assessment to the Board of Directors and/or Audit Committee.
  • Planning, designing and executing Internal Audit activities in accordance with the Internal Audit Methodology adopted and the annual internal audit plan.
  • Provide independent assurance and opinions on the effectiveness of the Risk Management Framework, Governance and Internal Controls by managing and reporting on risk-based assurance work over a portfolio of audits.
  • Ability to work on complex audits as appropriate.
  • Update the status of the internal audit findings and recommendations on a quarterly basis. Report and present the audit findings and recommendations to the Boards of Directors and/or Audit Committee.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with external audit and relevant regulatory bodies. Liaising with external service providers for conducting co-sourced internal audit engagements.

Desired competencies;

  • At least 10 years' experience of external and/or internal auditing practice with 8 years + PQE in a regulated financial services environment.
  • Strong knowledge of risk/controls and relevant
  • Strong knowledge of Ireland outsourcing regime and Central Bank of Ireland regulations
  • Previous experience in similar role or worked in Internal Audit as senior position is desirable.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

jack-mccarthy
Jack McCarthy
  • Senior Consultant
  • 353 (0) 1 4321556
  • jmccarthy@morganmckinley.com