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Group Internal Audit Director

Ref: 921611

  • Competitive
  • 26 Apr 2019
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

This is a fast paced, fast growing headquarter, the Group Internal Audit Director will reporting into the Group Chief Internal Auditor. This key finance appointment will contributes significantly to the management and strategic development of the Internal Audit function.

Key Responsibilities of this Group Internal Director JOB:

• Lead 1 – 3 year audit plan and rolling plan • Establish and develop solid business relationships with key function personnel. • Oversight and implementation of audits and projects providing independent and objective assessment of internal controls to management • Develop a comprehensive multi-year internal audit plan incorporating business processes, business risks and best practices in internal audit • Ensure prioritisation of audits based on an ongoing risk assessment and organisational, business operating model and system changes. • Leads efforts to implement effective risk management initiatives and control improvement efforts that are responsive to changing business needs • Participates in major business initiatives and pro-actively advise the business • Liaison with external service providers and external • Conduct internal quality reviews on audit engagements • Monitoring of Key Performance Indicators (KPls) for the internal audit team and reporting these to the Group Chief Internal Auditor on a regular basis, • Regular review of the Internal Audit Departmental Policies & Procedures and supporting audit methodologies and tools that enable the effective delivery of internal audit activities

The ideal candidate profile for the JOB:

• Highly motivated self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit and an ability to work under pressure at times, achieve targets and meet strict deadlines and to develop and manage projects. • Proven track record as a top performer, with proficiency working across multiple teams and functions to ensure clarity of requirement and delivery. • Possess excellent project management, relationship building and leadership skills. • Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate a vision and technical concepts to multi-stakeholders. • Thrive in an environment of change. • CPA/ACA/ACCA/CISA/CIA designation (or equivalent) preferred. • BA/BS/BSc (or equivalent) in Accounting, Auditing, Business (or similar field) desirable. • Substantial internal and/or external audit experience, or risk management, 7- 10 years, (ideally including 'Big 4 training but not pre-requisite) • Strong leader and ability to work with senior stakeholders • 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. For more information and a confidential discussion on this excellent Senior Risk Job please contact Estelle Davis at Brightwater Executive on 01 662 1000 or email Estelle Davis