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Insurance Internal Audit Assistant Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £58,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Finance & Audit
  • Contact: Tom McIvor
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0203 637 1600
  • Expiry Date: 04 July 2024
  • Job Ref: 11571 TM

I am currently working on an exciting new Insurance Internal Audit Assistant Manager role at a global leading accountancy firm.

As an Assistant Manager in the Insurance Internal Audit team, you'll be involved in diverse engagements, encompassing planning and executing internal audit assignments and regulatory advisory tasks. Your role will be pivotal in nurturing and strengthening client relationships. There will be ample scope for enhancing expertise in specialist sub-sectors, technical aspects, and regulatory frameworks. Additionally, you'll collaborate with and assist the broader Financial Services Advisory team and its London-based clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute internal audit and regulatory assurance reviews in the Financial Services sector, providing recommendations to senior management.
  • Assist in creating the annual internal audit plan and manage key stakeholder relationships.
  • Represent the organization at client meetings and internal management committees.
  • Support essential activities such as recruitment, budgeting, and resource allocation.
  • Identify potential business opportunities and support marketing efforts.
  • Contribute to the development of internal audit service offerings and staff training.
  • Ensure timely delivery of assignments and optimize team efficiency.
  • Manage projects effectively, ensuring commercial viability and prompt billing.
  • Attend networking events to stay updated and promote services.


  • Proven experience in internal audit or regulatory assurance within the Financial Services sector, preferably Insurance.
  • Familiarity with the UK regulatory environment and Financial Services sector.
  • Completion of various internal audit or advisory assignments.
  • Recognized accountancy or internal audit qualifications or memberships such as ICAEW, CIMA, CIIA, ACCA, etc. Other relevant qualifications are acceptable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders.
  • Capability to lead complex reviews while also collaborating effectively within a team.
  • Track record of delivering internal audit reviews within the financial services sector and reporting to Audit Committees or regulatory bodies.
  • Proficient in UK regulatory requirements, with in-depth knowledge of specific financial services sub-sectors and associated risks.
  • Understanding of risk management principles and internal control frameworks.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with the capacity to present findings clearly.
  • Solid technical knowledge of financial products and/or regulated customer-facing activities.

If you would be interested in learning more, please apply and I’ll be in touch

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