Axon Resourcing Limited

Senior IT Audit Manager

East Midlands Region
+ Car allowance + Excellent Bonus + Pension + PHI + Flexi benefits
04 Aug 2014
18 Aug 2014
Manager, Professional
Accounting, Audit, IT
Contract Type

FTSE 100 business is recruiting a Senior IT Audit Manager with extensive international exposure (c. 20% travel). Reporting to the Regional Head of Audit,  the Senior IT Audit Manager plays a key role in helping set the direction of the audit function and influencing changes to the control environment within the UK&I, EMEA and APAC regions, so that risk is managed more effectively. This role is a great opportunity to join a dynamic business with progression opportunities.

This position gives the holder a broad insight into all aspects of this  truly international business, with high levels of exposure to senior management.  It is regarded as a means of developing managerial talent of the future, either within the broader business or for more senior roles in the audit team.
Key Responsibilities

  • Takes a lead role in  developing the annual Internal Audit IT activity plan
  • Develops the scope of internal audit reviews and agrees them with management
  • Manages internal audits
  • Reviews draft audit reports, and agrees the findings and proposed actions with the business owners
  • Coaches and mentors team members to help drive greater department effectiveness
  • Identifies and leads other ad hoc, project and investigation work as required, both within the department and across the broader organisation
  • Acts as a champion for the concepts of internal control and risk
  • Maintains a professional development plan to improve technical, interpersonal and management skills

Required Abilities:

  • Demonstrates high levels of personal integrity at all times
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Influencing skills and gravitas, so that senior management will buy-in to changes being proposed
  • The ability to work independently and proactively
  • A commercial and pragmatic approach to governance and change
  • A problem solver who proposes innovative solutions
  • An approach that champions collaboration and consultation

You are likely to have a strong academics background with experience of working in a multinational environment and excellent technical IT knowledge in relevant areas (e.g. data security; cloud computing; data loss prevention; software development methodologies; etc). You are likely to have a professional qualifications (e.g. CISA; CISSP; ITIL; CISM).