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Senior Internal Auditor

Schroders Investment Management
London, United Kingdom
Posted 6 days ago Permanent Competitive
Senior Internal Auditor
Who we're looking for

The Wealth Management (WM) internal audit team, which comprises of a Head of Internal Audit, three Audit Managers and an Internal Auditor, has responsibility for the execution of audits across all businesses and locations in the Wealth Management Division (Main locations include London, Horsham, Zurich, Guernsey and Singapore).

As Schroders' Group Internal Audit function (GIA) has a global remit, you will be required to work both in the UK and overseas. The team has a high profile, and the work undertaken is complex and often time pressured, and will, in many cases, have significant impact upon ongoing activities within the Group.

As a member of a small, dedicated WM GIA team you will be expected to take a leading role in the planning and delivery of all aspects of audit assignments, including reporting. As well as periodic audit reviews, you will be expected to undertake investigations, thematic reviews and special projects where required. There will also be opportunities to assist or perform audits within the Asset Management team as appropriate. You will work with all members of GIA to ensure all stakeholders incl Senior Management are provided with an exceptional internal audit service.

About Schroders

We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base

We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.

The team

The role of Group Internal Audit (GIA) is to provide independent and objective challenge to, and assurance over, the Schroder Group's control environment through effective evaluation of risk management, control and governance arrangements implemented by management. The department is led by the Head of Group Internal Audit whose reporting line is to the Board Audit and Risk Committee. Resource is also shared across GIA and team members will support internal audits in other areas. Subject matter expertise, and additional resource is also drawn from the co-source arrangements with external firms where necessary.

What you'll do

• Deliver audits across the Wealth Management Division, ensuring the quality of work completed and outputs produced, including adherence to the relevant professional standards.
• Manage and track issues and actions arising from internal audit work.
• Attend and provide input to the production of reports for the various governance Committees of the Wealth Management Division and Group.
• Maintain effective relationships with staff at all levels of seniority in the Wealth Management Division.
• Respond to business requests for support and assistance.
• Undertake special projects and investigations as required.
• Involvement in the development and maintenance of the procedures and methods for the work of the Group Internal Audit function.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

• Extensive experience within the Asset Management, Wealth Management or Private Banking industries.
• Strong understanding of the risks involved in developing and managing products across the range of Wealth Management and Private Banking services.
• Strong understanding of the risks involved and required controls across the full extent (end to end) of processing activities.
• Strong understanding of the UK regulatory environment of Private Banking.
• Strong understanding of all aspects of products used in Wealth Management.
• Excellent communication and report writing skills.
• The ability to work effectively with Senior Management.
• First class project and staff management skills.
• Significant experience at a senior level in Internal Audit.
• Fully qualified - a relevant auditing or accounting qualification.
• Ability to travel in the UK and overseas for up to 25% of your time.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help

• English is essential as language. The knowledge of other languages used within Schroders group will be considered to be an advantage.

We're looking for the best, whoever they are

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.
Job ID  4958
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