Head of Audit, Community Banking

  • GBP99000 - GBP132000 per annum + Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • 10 Dec 18

Here at Lloyds Banking Group we are recruiting a Head of Audit, Community Banking to be based in our London office.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we have a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper and to become the best bank for our customers. What we do makes a genuine difference to families, businesses and communities and we are playing a central role in creating a thriving UK economy.

Do you want to gain experience across a wide range of projects and stakeholders? There couldn't be a better time to join us, as we work to become the best bank for customers and to build an exciting future for our people.

Community Banking is a key division in LBG that provides a range of products and services to customers and businesses across the UK. There are 18,000 branches servicing customer needs.

This role is focused on the Product and Channel support, covering both the retail and community banking COO functions, Retail Customer Delivery, Motor operations, Cardnet, Colleague experience.

As Head Of Audit, you'll be responsible for leading the development and implementation of a high quality audit response for these business areas through the management of a team, influencing business strategy, working practices and standards by providing insight, judgment and technical expertise.

You'll proactively challenge, advise and influence senior management and executives on a wide range of control issues impacting these businesses.

Naturally, you'll apply and champion the Group Audit methodology and standards and keep abreast of audit best practice and the changing regulatory environment.

As a senior leader, you'll develop, coach and motivate colleagues to create high performing teams that consistently demonstrate group values. You will also support the Audit Director for Retail and Community Banking in delivering this core assurance.

Ideally you'll possess professional qualifications, a recognised accounting/auditing qualification such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar, with extensive post-qualification experience. You'll have worked in and/or audited (internally and/or externally) major commercial banks, as well as demonstrating business experience.

You'll have strong negotiating skills and the gravitas to influence in a complex and diverse stakeholder environment. You'll also have a proven track record of delivery, managing under pressure and meeting tight deadlines. Excellent analytical, presentation and communication skills are essential.

In addition to the salary range quoted, this role offers a performance-related bonus, car allowance, private health cover, share schemes and a generous pension contribution along with the option to choose an additional cash lump sum or pick from a wide range of industry leading benefits.

In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy our total commitment to your ongoing personal and professional development. As a valued member of our team, you'll be supported to grow and advance through excellent training and progression opportunities.

Lloyds Banking Group is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We're committed to the principles of agile working and we will be pleased to consider applications from candidates wishing to work any flexible arrangement. We're proud of the industry recognition we have received, including Stonewall Top 100 Employer, Top 30 Employer for Working Families, Gold Standard 2014 from the Business Disability Forum and Top 50 Employer for Women.

We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.