Internal Audit Manager

Job Title: Internal Audit Manager
Department: Internal Audit
Reports: Head of Internal Audit
Location: Blanchardstown/Cavan

 

Job Summary

Excellent opportunity for an ambitious, highly motivated and commercially focused risk management, accounting, audit or compliance professional. The Internal Audit Manager will be expected to play a key role in the delivery of audit and assurance projects on the management of the company’s top risks.

The selected candidate will have strong auditing skills, a good working knowledge of regulatory requirements as well as the ability to challenge and influence management in relation to outcomes of their risk management activities.

 

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage audits from beginning to end; including definition of audit scope, test strategy, execution of testing, exit meeting and final report
  • Manage all phases of audit assignments in accordance with stated timeframes, methodology and audit standards
  • Complete out audits of live projects and secure management buy-in for any actions
  • Apply sound judgment in performance of duties. Exercise discretion and confidentiality in relation to information and matters encountered in the performance of duties
  • Adhere to departmental as well as professional auditing standards (e.g., IIA professional standards)
  • Manage the resolution of audit issues with the business areas and stakeholders within agreed deadlines
  • Maintain effective and influential relationships with management
  • Provide key contributions to the development of the annual Internal Audit plan

 

Qualifications

  • Professional qualification preferred, (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIA) or degree
  • Insurance or financial services background

 

Experience & Knowledge

  • Strong analytical skills to review and test business processes, perform risk and control assessments, draw conclusions, document and report results
  • Five years audit experience, with at least two in a management capacity, in an audit firm, big 4 or consulting firm in a financial services department and/or insurance asset management company or financial institution or regulatory institution
  • Relevant knowledge of financial / risk / insurance market related topics
  • Experience in leading a number of reviews of varying degrees of complexity, interacting with key stakeholders and managing negotiation situations
  • Track record for delivering high quality work on time
  • Experience in designing and executing tests of large data sets and interpreting the results
  • Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience in data mining
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to senior level
  • Experience of working collaboratively within a team or individually
  • Commercially focused

 

Competencies

  • Strong integrity and objectivity
  • Good judgment and evaluation
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to and persuade others
  • Professional and proactive approach
  • Strong on communication and presentation
  • Results orientated
  • Excellent planning, organisational and leadership skills
  • Proven ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to identify areas to continuously improve business processes

 

 

Liberty Insurance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please note that the fitness & probity standards will apply to the successful candidate

If you would like to apply for any of the above positions please submit your CV to recruit@libertyinsurance.ie

Alternatively, if you require further information on this vacancy, please contact our
Human Resources Department on +353 (0)1 553 4060.