Senior Internal Auditor

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About The Role

DAS Group UK is looking for a proactive and analytical Senior Internal Auditor to join their high profile team in Bristol. Reporting directly to the Head of Internal Audit, the Senior Internal Auditor is primarily responsible for delivering high quality independent Internal Audits, based upon the annual audit plan.

The Internal Audit team play a key role in providing assurance and insight to Senior Management and the Board Audit Committee. This role has autonomy to manage the end to end audit process from scoping, planning, fieldwork and reporting and is a high profile position that gives exposure to all areas of the organisation including Senior Management.

Some responsibilities of the role include:

  • Delivering Internal Audits end to end, including scoping, planning, fieldwork and reporting;
  • Actively contributing to the development of the annual audit plan and the strategy for developing the internal audit team;
  • Keeping up to date with industry, professional and regulatory requirements, including identifying areas of emerging practice;
  • Delivering ideas and plans that help improve the quality and effectiveness of internal audit processes;
  • Maintaining relationships with and sharing knowledge with other assurance and control departments and external auditors;
  • Leading the process for tracking and reporting the implementation of measures to resolve Internal Audit findings; and
  • Engaging in ongoing stakeholder engagement, both internal and external.
About You

We are looking for candidates that can demonstrate:

  • A background in assurance (internal audit, internal controls or external audit) with experience in controls testing;
  • A professional audit or accounting qualification (e.g. ACA/IIA);
  • Experience of engaging with senior stakeholders;
  • Experience of working under own initiative;
  • Excellent planning and prioritisation skills; and
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft packages (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
It is desirable but not essential if you have:
  • Experience within an Internal Audit role and good knowledge of Internal Audit standards and practices;
  • Financial Services experience (highly advantageous);
  • Knowledge of data, technology and / or statistical and modelling techniques; and
  • Experience of process mapping and use of relevant software

At DAS we support flexible working and are happy to discuss flexible working options.

About The Company
As a market leader in the Legal Expenses Insurance market we have undergone rapid growth in recent years.

Thousands of businesses, motorists and individuals defend or pursue legal action each year safe in the knowledge that DAS are paying their legal bills. We have always been aware that it is the people that really make it happen; the quality of our people defines the quality of the company and the standard of service we offer.

DAS are owned by the ERGO Insurance Group, one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe and are dedicated to the development of the best staff in the industry. At DAS, we don’t simply talk about our values they are at the heart of everything we do. They guide us with the way that we work and provide the framework for how we do business. ‘Doing the right thing’ is central to our behaviour – from building  trust, being accountable, putting our customer at the heart of everything that we do which we believe drives performance

We believe it is an exciting time to join DAS. You can expect an organisation that will challenge and develop you to progress your career.  

By giving you every opportunity to develop yourself professionally and personally, we also pride ourselves on having an open, inclusive and high energy culture that encourages a fun working environment and places our customers at the very heart of everything we do.

If you are keen to become part of our exciting future then we would love to hear from you. In addition to the very genuine development opportunities we provide we also offer an extremely generous reward and benefits package.