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Senior Internal IT Audit Specialist

10 July 2019 @ 12:00
Employer: Global re-insurance firm
Location: City of London
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000
Industry: Insurance, re-insurance, financial services
JobType: Senior Internal IT Audit Specialist
Reference number: 14027334
Hours: full time, permanent
Closing date: Expired

Global Re-insurance firm, excellent reputation and strong career opportunity

Job Description

Senior Internal IT Audit Specialist will have the following:

Key Responsibilities:

Audit engagement activities

  • To maintain an understanding of the IT and project landscape in the UK and proactively contribute to the UK audit plan.
  • To undertake internal audits in either the lead, standalone or supporting roles.
  • To utilise applicable audit tools and techniques in order to achieve the audit objectives.
  • To support the delivery of the global IT audit plan outside the UK (<10%).


  • To clearly and concisely report findings, conclusions, and any recommendations .
  • To provide a risk-level grading to audit findings and recommendations.

Monitoring & follow-up activities

  • To take ownership for monitoring and testing the implementation of recommendations by stakeholders.

Relationship management activities

  • To develop trusted relationships with key stakeholders.
  • To gain a deep understanding of the organisation.

The Successful Applicant

Senior Internal IT Audit Specialist will need:


  • Sound knowledge of audit and control concepts such as COBIT
  • Analytical skills, including the ability to look for the bigger picture
  • Comfortable in translating technical concepts for non-IT personnel
  • Effective stakeholder management skills - confident and affable manner, negotiating skills and assertiveness
  • Broad knowledge in IT- systems and processes ( e.g. SAP ERP, IT Security)


  • Practical operational experience, leading or as part of an IT team
  • Application development and implementation experience (web based applications a particular advantage)
  • Insurance industry experience.
  • Experience in data analytics and knowledge of respective tools.

What's on Offer

£70,000 base plus benefits and pension and bonus

Eithne Hynes
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