Job description

  • Location:
  • Department:
    Internal Audit
  • Division:
    Central Services
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Internal Auditor (3375)

Investec is a distinctive bank and wealth manager, serving a select client base mainly in two principal markets – the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we look for those with entrepreneurial thinking, and give them the freedom to share fresh ideas and build real relationships.

 The successful candidate will have involvement with planning, coordination and conduct of audit reviews over each of these business areas, including IT teams and supporting technologies and systems.


  • Assist with scoping & performance of audit reviews as required
  • Conduct interviews to identify and assess processes
  • Identify risks / weaknesses / issues
  • Escalate risks / issues within the team
  • Draft reports for reviews performed
  • Take on Department Administration tasks as appropriate


What core skills and knowledge do we look for?

Qualifications and Experience:
• Degree educated or equivalent 
• Internal Audit experience in Banking / Financial Services

Wealth experience essential if working from our Liverpool or Leeds locations

Technical Knowledge:

  • Financial Services processes

Additional Skill:
• Interpersonal and communication skills / relationship building – applied in dealing with the business areas, interviewing staff as to the roles and identifying processes and controls within the business
• Report writing skills – applied in order to write audit reports on findings from reviews
• Project management skills – applied during audit reviews to ensure they are completed efficiently

Changes in the market, products, legislation & regulation relevant to the business area:
• Knowledge of industry trends / new technologies and best practices

Other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role:

  • An understanding of IT controls testing.
  • An understanding of capital markets activities.

Personal Attributes:
• Dynamic personality
• A team player but can work independently
• Self-motivated with drive and the ability to multi-task
• Assertive
• Strong intellectual and conceptual abilities, with an interest in technology and IT systems
• Tact and diplomacy
• Able to deal with conflict constructively
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

**We are open to conversations about flexible working so please ask**

Could your career thrive in this setting? Could you see yourself making an impact? If this is the career opportunity you've been waiting for please apply today or contact us for more information.


Meet the recruiter

Charmaine Bannerman

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