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Manager, Group IT Internal Audit

Ref: 78071

  • Market Leading Package
  • 14 Oct 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Job Title

Manager, Group IT Internal Audit

About the Company

European Insurance Group

About the Position

The successful candidate will contribute to the management and strategic development of the Internal Audit function, with specific focus on information systems and controls. They will be responsible for managing and executing audits and projects, including the planning, execution, completion and reporting of planned audits, in order to provide an independent and objective assessment of internal controls to management, audit committees and relevant subsidiary boards/governing bodies. The successful candidate is expected to have a reasonable level of expertise within IT focused audit in order to deliver within the Audit function.

Key Responsibilities

Audit Engagements

  • Information system audits: assessment of IT risks and controls, including general controls environment, security controls and automated controls embedded within information systems environment.
  • Information systems and controls: verifying that optimal controls relating to major systems and their implementation are in place and operating effectively.
  • Effectively oversees the completion of all phases (planning, execution, completion & reporting) of the audit process for assigned multiple concurrent audit(s), including those of a complex, large nature and work products prepared by self and other team members, ensuring timely, complete and accurate outputs that comply with Internal Audit departmental standards.
  • Effectively communicates with IA leadership on audit status, issues and reporting.
  • Reviews drafted audit issues and develops valid conclusions resulting in specific business process and internal control recommendations, while considering implementation requirements, cost and likely client responses.


  • Adheres to divisional and other relevant external professional auditing standards (e.g. IIA professional standards).
  • Assists in the development of Internal Audit departmental audit methodologies and tools.
  • Performs action tracking follow-up with management for Audit Committee reporting purposes.
  • Participates in the completion of annual risk assessment for assigned business units.
  • Actively participates in the development, execution and maintenance of a group-wide risk based internal audit plan.
  • Participates in major business initiatives and pro-actively advises and assists the business on change initiatives.
  • Conducts ongoing communication and management of audit scheduling and staffing for the audit plan through effective coordination with senior audit management and integrates internal audit activities as required.


  • Professional qualification in IT Internal Audit field such as CISA or similar is desirable.
  • Experience/skills in data analysis for audit purposes – CAATs.
  • BA/BS/BSc (or equivalent) in Accounting, Auditing, Business (or similar field) desirable.
  • Substantial internal and/or external audit experience required [typically 5-7 years, ideally including 'big-four'].
  • Demonstrated leadership in managing people and projects.
  • Proven track record within internal/external audit environment evidencing strong performance in conducting high quality audit work, findings and reports.
  • Experience with effective interaction with members of senior management.
  • Knowledge of insurance/reinsurance industries, including corporate investment and corporate finance areas.
  • Knowledge of Solvency II and general understanding of statutory reporting requirements.
  • Familiar with risk-based and business process focused audit approach.
  • Strong computer skills with experience in system-based audits would be an advantage.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.



For more information on this position or other IT roles, please contact Anthony McCarthy on 01-4871186 or hit the apply button below to send your cv. Alternatively, contact him directly via email; [email protected]

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