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V.P. Internal Audit

Ref: 76001

  • 75,000-90,000
  • 04 Nov 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

V.P. Internal Auditor

About the Company

My client is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance, and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide.  Based in central Dublin, with more than $1.5 trillion in assets under administration, they deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet their clients’ needs.

About the Position

The VP of Internal Audit is responsible for leading internal audits and ensuring the timely completion of the audit plan is achieved, so that the audit work fulfils its purposes, and the work conforms to internal standards and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. This role offers a unique opportunity to work across a broad portfolio of business lines and group functions in a small global team where the participation and value-add from each member is key to the success of the Group Internal Audit function.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will be working closely with the EVP of Group Internal Audit (GIA) & lead internal audits and stay abreast of emerging issues, audit progress and resourcing information impacting audit progress.
  • You will foster risk and control awareness across the organization by working with management and second line functions.
  • You will assist in the execution of the annual risk-based audit plan including ongoing evaluation of plan based on emerging risks;
  • You will assist in planning and developing scope, audit program, and appropriate procedures for each audit in accordance with departmental guidelines, IIA Standards, and relevant laws and regulations.
  • You will manage, conduct and participate in audits including responsibility for work paper review, identification of risks/audit issues, report preparation, and escalation of relevant matters identified in the audit process to management and GIA management.
  • You will demonstrate capacity for effective decision making and drawing reasonable conclusions.
  • You will show comprehension and ability to evaluate existing policies and procedures and identify controls. Perform audit procedures to test the effectiveness of the controls.
  • You will maintain expertise and pursue training to keep abreast of new and proposed developments in the Auditing field and consider the impact on the company through various industry organizations including the IIA.
  • You will provide direction, guidance and motivation to staff including goal setting and appraisals


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in relevant accounting / financial discipline coupled with 5 to 10 years relevant experience in a similar internal audit position within the financial services or professional services (Big Four) sectors.
  • You showcase knowledge of modern internal audit best practice and methods.
  • You have affinity with Governance, Risk and Compliance related issues.
  • You are capable of understanding the applications of a range of audit techniques.
  • You have experience in auditing or a knowledge of group functions including Finance.
  • Experience in auditing in an international multi-location environment would be a significant advantage.
  • Data subject matter related experience such as data privacy and data governance would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the TeamMate application and use of CAATs will be considered an advantage; and
  • In addition to automated internal audit applications, proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio are expected.

Remuneration Package

  • Salary €75,000-€90,000
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Bonus

For more information on this role or any other Accountancy roles contact Conal O'Connor on 01 5927858, or e-mail or click on the apply button below

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