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Internal Audit Manager

MERJE Ltd London, United Kingdom
Posted 3 days ago Permanent £90k - £115k

MERJE are delighted to be partnering with one of the fast-growing Banks in the UK, with specialisms in cutting edge sectors such as tech and life sciences.

Our client is looking for a dedicated individual who can lead teams and is passionate about delivering top-quality audit reviews. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to advance your career in the field of audit. We're seeking someone who is commercially savvy, positive, and collaborative.

The Role:

This position involves joining a newly formed Audit team. Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with the business to ensure effective risk management.
  • Managing audit services and overseeing a portfolio of audits, working closely with internal colleagues and co-source suppliers.
  • Providing timely and accurate reports on audit findings to the appropriate committees.
  • Having a background in commercial banking auditing and familiarity with agile, value-driven change methods is advantageous.

Required Skills:

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and qualities:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively engage with management.
  • Proficient interpersonal skills for building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders.
  • Excellent day-to-day and strategic management skills, the ability to multitask, and meticulous attention to detail.
  • An ability to excel in complex, demanding environments, navigate organizational intricacies, and find pragmatic solutions.
  • An advanced understanding of risk management and control frameworks, gained through progressive experience in financial organizations.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing internal audit schedules and comprehensive audit programs.
  • Managing audits across various companies and groups, from planning to final reporting.
  • Delivering accurate reports in compliance with governance requirements.
  • Identifying and proposing appropriate remedial actions for control development needs.
  • Promoting best practices in internal control systems.
  • Collaborating as part of the audit team to provide assurance across the risk framework.
  • Managing relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Contributing to the recruitment, development, and motivation of audit and risk experts.
  • Maintaining a solid understanding of relevant regulations, industry trends, and best practices.
  • Supporting and driving internal audit initiatives and promoting knowledge sharing and innovation.


As a candidate, you should meet the following criteria, demonstrated through your career experience:

  • Substantial internal audit experience, including managerial roles.
  • Profound knowledge of risk management, audit principles, and methodologies.
  • The ability to audit and understand risk management, processes, and controls in various commercial banking services.
  • A sound understanding of ethical standards and international practices for internal audit.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage audits of varying complexity effectively.
  • Commitment to teamwork and providing guidance and coaching.
  • Tenacity, resilience, positivity, integrity, and adaptability when overcoming challenges.


Candidates should hold at least a university degree, preferably in a financial or quantitative discipline. Relevant certifications (CFA, FRM, CIA, etc.) are advantageous, as are professional qualifications from recognized institutions, such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA, PIIA, CMIIA, or equivalent.

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.

If you would like this job advertisement in an alternative format, please contact MERJE directly.

Job ID  TM11048
London, United Kingdom
40 Employees Compliance / Legal
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