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Internal Audit - VP - Global Wholesale Bank - Up to £100,000 + Bonus + Benefits + Excellent Work-Life Balance - City/London (with hybrid working)

LH Partners London, United Kingdom
Posted 2 days ago Hybrid Job Permanent Up to £100,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted by
Phil Han
Managing Director
Our client is a global wholesale bank who have been well-managed/run over the last 15 years, achieving steady growth while offering a stable environment for its employees. We are now recruiting for a VP of Internal Audit to work within the Internal Audit department and undertake/lead audits, investigations and reviews in accordance with the established methodology. The role involves undertaking and managing planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow up, including the agreement and monitoring of the work. The Audit team in this bank work as Generalists covering a variety of audits across business lines and the front, middle and back office.

You will also participate in the creation of the annual audit plan and be responsible for the terms of reference, work plan and work papers. You will write reports and attend business committees as appropriate. 

This role will also be able to provide excellent work-life balance while offering a nice team and positive working environment. Lastly, the bank is based in the City with no travel involved and a hybrid working model (3 days from the office and 2 from home). 

Profile Criteria:

  1. Fully-Qualified (ACA, CPA, IIA, etc.) with significant internal audit experience from a large global blue-chip bank
  2. It would be nice to have Credit Risk, Financial Crime or Compliance audit experience but open to other types of audit experience as long as it's from the banking sector. The Audit team in this bank work as Generalists covering a variety of audits across business lines and the front, middle and back office. 
  3. Ability to lead and manage team members on audits but also hands-on and happy to conduct / carry out their own end-to-end audits 
  4. Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce the annual audit plan – risk assess the universe and produce a plan.
  • Take responsibility for audit assignments across the Bank in accordance with relevant policies, procedures and quality standards. Assign work to team leaders and review the output. Participate in audit work as necessary.
  • Ensure the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls are assessed and recommendations and actions are developed and agreed.
  • Form an opinion as to how effectively the business is managing risk and provide that opinion to the Head of Internal Audit department.
  • On an assignment basis, produce or agree the audit programme and then ensure the programme is completed in accordance with procedures with audit issues and findings being communicated to the auditee.
  • Take responsibility for the completion of the audit report.
  • Ensure audit actions are followed up.
  • Participate in business committees such as Compliance Committee and ad hoc working groups.
  • Assist the Head of Internal Audit department in carrying out any other relevant work.
  • Supervise/manage members of the team.
  • Acting as mentor and coach to junior team members and support others to develop.


  • Degree educated within a related field or relevant professional qualification.
  • Relevant professional qualifications (e.g., CIIA, ACA/ACCA, ACIB).
  • Experience in Financial Services industry in the UK undertaking end to end internal audits – credit, trade services/finance or financial markets experience is an advantage.
  • An enquiring and analytical mind.
  • Excellent communication skills, including an ability to communicate clearly and effectively with senior stakeholders.
  • Take responsibility and ownership for delivering results through personal initiative and commitment.
  • Committed to the delivery of premium customer service and building new and lasting customer relationships.
  • Someone who is proactive and prepared to take appropriate actions to make necessary changes happen, and embrace innovation and new ideas.
  • Someone who will encourage and support the development of people.
Job ID  LHP1477
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