Internal Auditor- IT & Data

Posted 08 November 2023
Salary £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus
Job type Permanent
Discipline Cyber Security
Contact NameAshleigh Phipps

Job description

Job Description: Senior Audit Manager (Data Risk)

Job Purpose:

  • Part of the internal audit team, providing independent assurance on internal control, risk management, and governance.
  • Support audit plan delivery with in West Midlands with occasional travel to other locations.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Independently conduct internal audits, including complex assignments.
  • Draft high-quality, impactful audit reports addressing root causes.
  • Apply technical data risk expertise to assess technology risks and contribute to the audit plan.
  • Build strong business relationships with data management and control groups.
  • Monitor data activities and develop necessary audit responses.
  • Collaborate with audit, risk, compliance, and IT to promote a robust risk management and control culture.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and regulatory requirements.

Experience Requirements:

  • 5+ years auditing data management/governance control frameworks.
  • Expertise in auditing data risk across traditional and cloud technologies.
  • Experience with data migration and agile methodologies in large-scale transformation programs.
  • Strong data analytics experience.
  • Stakeholder relationship management to a senior level.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Specialist knowledge of data governance, data management, data flows, and quality standards.
  • Understanding of data-related program and project management.
  • Knowledge of the relevant industry (desirable).

Skill and Competency Requirements:

  • High motivation and ability to work under pressure.
  • Effective influence and persuasion skills.
  • Quick assimilation of information in unfamiliar situations.
  • Excellent attention to detail and data analysis.
  • Strong communication skills (listening, verbal, written, presentation).
  • Proven project management competence.

Required Qualifications/Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in technology, data, or a related field.
  • Industry qualifications such as CISA, CRISC, and CDPSE.
  • Industry-recognized program management qualifications (desirable).