Who we're looking for We're looking for an Internal Audit Manager who wants to really get to know every bit of our business.
We want someone to take a leading role in the planning and delivery of all aspects of internal audit assignments with projects being allocated to staff by the function's senior management team. Where required you will also be expected to undertake investigations, thematic reviews and special projects.
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 Schroders' Internal Audit function has 16 staff, led by the Head of Group Internal Audit. The function is responsible for all internal audit activities for the Group. It has recently taken on additional responsibility for the delivery of aspects of the Group's thematic compliance monitoring programme, with particular emphasis on global thematic monitoring assignments.
As Schroders' Internal Audit function 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.
What you'll do
Planning and scheduling of work with the business.
Performing risk-based internal audit reviews (and, where required, investigations, thematic reviews and special projects) from end-to-end including planning, fieldwork and reporting.
Ensuring the quality of work completed and outputs produced, including adherence to the relevant professional standards.
Keeping your line manager informed of progress and any impacts on the originally agreed time budget deadlines.
Managing the tracking of issues and actions arising from internal audit work.
Maintaining relationships with key managers in the business.
The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
Experience of working in an established asset management business.
Good working knowledge of the regulatory environment applicable to the asset management industry
Experience of identifying and reporting control and regulatory issues in the context of an asset management function.
Excellent communication skills, including report writing capabilities.
The ability to work effectively with senior management.
Self-motivated and delivery focussed.
Ability to travel overseas for up to 20% of your time.
The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
A relevant auditing or accounting qualification. What you'll be like
A really good communicator - great at listening, knowing what to ask, and dealing with sensitive issues clearly and tactfully
A great report writer and number cruncher with a real attention to detail
Self-motivated and enthusiastic
Good at working in a team, and with other teams
Able to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
Flexible, curious and willing to learn
We're looking for the best, whoever they are Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.