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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.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Jack McCarthy
  • Senior Consultant
  • 353 (0) 1 4321556