Internal Audit Manager - Asset & Wealth Management
About the team
Recent developments in internal auditing and corporate governance have contributed to continued growth in PwC’s Internal Audit practice. Our Internal Audit service offering ranges from:
Advice on developing Internal Audit strategies and assistance in setting up functions;
Assisting clients to deliver their annual audit plan either by enabling them to fully outsource their function or by using us as a co-source partner; Providing secondments to fulfil key Internal Audit roles, from subject matter experts to Head of Internal Audit/Chief Internal Auditor positions; Performing effectiveness reviews of Internal Audit functions, including gap analysis against best practice and benchmarking against industry peers;
Transforming existing functions to ensure that they are truly relevant, cost effective and risk focused; and delivering training to Internal Audit teams on a variety of relevant topics, including emerging Internal Audit methodology, regulatory themes and industry issues. We work with a broad range of clients from small organisations to large multinationals, specialist firms to complex businesses, spanning the wealth management, pensions, hedge fund and private equity sub-sectors. You will work with a variety of clients across the Asset Management industry.
About the role
We are looking for Manager’s to join our Internal Audit team specialising in the Insurance & Investment Management sector. As a credible candidate you will have developed core skills in a number of disciplines such as accounting/audit, application and support of information technology, risk evaluation and project governance. Our people are expected to be capable of applying these core skills in a variety of business situations.
As a Manager you will be responsible for the delivery of work to several of our clients. Your responsibilities will include:
Delivering Internal Audit reviews for Insurance & Investment Management Internal Audit clients including ad hoc reviews or in response to an emerging risk area;
Supervising work of engagement teams and delivery to clients;
Managing the budgets and quality of client work;
Managing the day to day client relationships;
Helping to grow the existing Insurance & Investment Management Internal Audit business by working alongside our leadership team on proposals and new opportunities; and building a network of Insurance & Investment Management contacts through attending both external industry events and PwC hosted events.
Essential skills and experience
An Accountancy or Internal Audit qualification; Experience in auditing financial and operational controls within a wide range of business processes within the Insurance & Investment Management sector;
Experience in evaluating and performing risk assessments at a task and organisation level; Strong analytical and project management skills; Identifying and effectively reporting any issues and recommendations for improvement to clients, as well as drafting the related sections of formal reports
The ability to work effectively in different teams for varying periods of time building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels;
Experienced in supervising and developing teams;
Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels; and flexibility in your approach to meeting goals as part of the wider team.
An understanding of relevant regulatory issues; and the ability to contribute and create new initiatives and be responsive to change