Internal Audit Manager

  • Department: Internal Audit
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Hours: Working pattern clarified by contract

We are seeking a Manager to join our Internal Audit team in Glasgow.

About us

Wbg’s roots lie in a forward-thinking and dynamic business that has evolved through vision, energy and the quality of its people. The company’s heritage stretches back 300 years as a reputable and trusted partner. We are in a new period of evolution as an ambitious player in an exciting market, and our mission is to help our people and clients achieve their ambitions.

About the job

The role of Audit Manager will involve managing internal audits for a wide range of clients, including social housing, education, charity and private sectors.  The successful candidate will manage a busy client portfolio, support the leadership team and provide strong management and guidance to the rest of the team and be a key player in the business development of the department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of client portfolio, liaising directly with all clients and reporting to partner
  • Reviewing audit assignments and providing technical guidance to clients as necessary
  • Supervising and guiding internal audit assignments as necessary
  • Actively managing Fees and WIP
  • Managing, coaching and training of internal audit staff
  • Aiding development of department, ie,
    • production of tender documentsdevelopment of new clientsgrowth of the client base, primarily in the owner-managed sector
    • other relevant business development tasks
  • Share in management of the department administration
  • Any other appropriate tasks, as directed

Reporting to

Leadership team

About you

Successful candidates must be able to work within a professional office environment across our client base.  You must hold appropriate professional qualifications (or be qualified by experience) and must have significant audit experience.  A relationship builder, you will possess the required interpersonal skills to liaise confidently and professionally with clients, contacts, stakeholders and teams across all sectors. You will play a key role in the management of a client portfolio and the development and growth of the department and will be expected to offer creative ideas and solutions on a regular basis.

Essential Skills/Experience

  • Significant internal audit experience
  • Awareness of Internal Audit standards
  • Strong people management skills
  • Confident and professional communicator

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Professional qualification, eg, CA, ACA, ACCA, IIA
  • Social Housing internal audit experience
  • Further education sector internal audit experience
  • Ability to become involved in business development activities
  • Experience of computerised internal audit software

Personal Qualities

  • Proven organisational skills
  • Takes ownership of the task
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Enthusiastic, results-driven, co-operative
  • Positive and confident approach to work
  • Client focussed
  • Quality approach to work (first time, on time, every time)
  • Can work effectively in a team environment or on own initiative

    Other information

    Based: The role will be based at our Bath Street offices; 50% hybrid
    Hours: Working pattern clarified by contract
    Salary: Competitive
    Other:

    • We have developed a set of Essential Behaviours which form part of every role profile and contribute to positive culture
    • Occasional overtime may be required
    • Full driving licence beneficial
    • Some travel (overnight) will be expected.

    How to apply

    All applicants should apply in writing attaching a current CV to recruitment@wbg.co.uk.

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