Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street, South Africa
  • Department:
    Business Enablement
  • Division:
    IBP Business Enablement
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Internal Auditor (6789)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

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!

Description of role and key responsibilities

Lead Auditor (when specified), responsibilities include:
•    Arranging the kick-off meetings for all audits.
•    Assign audit work to auditors.
•    Ensure all key audit documentation is completed to required standard by audit team and escalate to review manager where this is not being achieved.
•    Coaching and Developing the team members as required.  
•    Writing and co-ordinating reports for reviews performed and contributing to audit committee reporting
•    Ensure audits are completed within budgeted time.
•    Follow up on audit issues and contribute to status reporting
•    Ensure that the Quality Assurance steps for the audit file are completed
•    Ensure that the Internal Feedback session is scheduled and completed within the required timeframe. 

Auditor (as specified), responsibilities include:
•    Complete all audit work assigned in line with methodology and cover the required processes and risks. 
•    Complete all key audit documentation to required standard and within budgeted timeframe. 

Relationship Owner (as specified) (including subject matter experts) responsibilities include:
•    Work with the Head of Internal Audit and other Relationship Owners to ensure that the audit universe and audit programme are up-to-date and reflect the risks facing Investec Plc.
•    Arrange periodic meetings with assigned stakeholders, including where required attendance at key forums and committees.
•    Ensure stakeholders meetings are documented and included in Continuous Monitoring tracker.
•    Attend Continuous Monitoring meetings where information from stakeholder meetings is shared. 
•    Building external and industry knowledge and relationships to ensure best practices are identified and incorporated into the Audit Universe as required.  
•    Assist in the summary reporting of key risks to the Audit Committee 

Core Skills and Knowledge:
•    To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly (compulsory)
•    Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role (compulsory)
•    Coaching & Assessment  
•    Continue to increase knowledge by attending courses, conferences and / or self-study. 
•    Interpersonal & communication skills/relationship building – applied in dealing with the business areas, interviewing auditees and identifying processes and controls within the business
•    Audit report writing skills


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Meet the recruiter

Lindsay Russell


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