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IT Audit Manager, Group Internal Audit, TP ICAP

26 September 2019 @ 12:00
Employer: TP ICAP
Location: London
Industry: financial services
JobType: IT Audit Manager
Hours: full time

Corporate culture and guiding principles:

TP ICAP is a global firm of professional intermediaries that plays a pivotal role in the world’s financial, energy and commodities markets. Operating through our core businesses, Tullett Prebon, ICAP, PVM, Mirexa Capital, Tullett Prebon Information, ICAP Information Services and PVM Data Services, we create strong networks in person and through technology. We provide comprehensive analysis and insight into market conditions and long-term trends. We combine data, knowledge and intelligence into contextual insight and commercial guidance. By engaging with our clients, and providing innovative products and services, we enable our clients to transact with confidence, facilitating the flow of capital and commodities around the world, enhancing investment and contributing to economic growth.

We are known in the market for our Honesty, Integrity, and Excellence in the provision of service to our clients. Above all else, we Respect our clients and each other, without bias. Employees are expected to uphold the values and principles of our cultural framework in performance of their job duties.

Group Internal Audit:

The GIA function is responsible for enhancing and protecting the organisational value of TP ICAP Plc globally by providing risk-based and objective (independent) assurance, advice and insight. The team assesses the adequacy and effectiveness of TP ICAP’s risk management, control, and governance processes and makes recommendations for improvements. GIA is split across three geographic regions; EMEA, US and APAC with locations in London, New York and Singapore.

Role purpose:

This role supports the Head of Audit (HoA) and SAM by:

  • driving and delivering a portfolio of high-quality risk-based audit services across the IT business; and
  • assisting in the management of strategic relationships with key GIA stakeholders by ensuring the risks associated with latest business plans are fully considered and by providing independent opinion and assurance on the strength of the control framework and the effectiveness of business risk management.

Role dimensions:

  • Responsible for the delivery of high-quality audit reporting to time and cost budgets. The GIA function delivers approximately 55-65 audit assignments per year.
  • Primary accountability to the SAM, with responsibility for audits within that portfolio.
  • Direct line responsibility for audit staff working on each assignment within the portfolio.
  • Travel (approx. 20-35% depending on portfolio) is a requirement of this role, as deemed necessary, to complete audit engagements and to fulfil stakeholder engagement, building deep relationships.

Key accountabilities:

  • Executes a dynamic risk-based audit plan ensuring the audit activity focuses on key areas of most significant business risk. Monitors and anticipates regulatory and business change and assesses the potential impact. Provides an appropriate level of assurance, that the most significant risks to the business are being well managed.
  • Manages the workload of assigned audit resources, ensures the quality of audit files and that all audit work complies with GIA’s audit methodology and standards. Delivers audits on time and to agreed budgets, presents control gaps/failures to management on a timely basis and agrees commercially viable audit recommendations and business actions to address areas of risk and failures in the control framework.
  • Influences stakeholders to embed risk management practices, thereby enhancing internal control practices and improving the overall strength of their control framework through the delivery of high-quality audit reports and focused audit opinions.
  • Uses influencing, negotiating and diplomacy skills to manage key internal and external stakeholder relationship, works closely with business management to ensure business plans and initiatives are considered within GIA’s risk assessment and audit plans.
  • Analyses audit opinions and conclusions providing input to GIA commentary to the Audit Committee (and other relevant business committees/meetings), on significant areas of concern and the remedial actions required to mitigate risk to the Group.
  • Works as part of an effective team and contributes proactively to achieving GIAs performance objectives.

Skills & Experience:

Behavioural

Technical

Management

Negotiation & Influencing

Audit Methodology & Scope

Performance

Communication (written/verbal)

Analytical Review

People

Assertiveness & Confidence

Control Evaluation

Leadership

Enthusiasm & Initiative

Testing Methodology

 

Teamwork

IT Skills

 

Professionalism

Business Knowledge