Internal Audit Manager

United Kingdom
10 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A career within Internal Audit services, will provide you with an opportunity to gain an understanding of an organisation's objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders. We focus on helping organisations look deeper and see further considering areas like culture and behaviours to help improve and embed controls. In short, we seek to address the right risks and ultimately add value to their organisation.

PwC's Risk Assurance practice in the North is looking for a Commercial Internal Audit Manager to help us develop and deliver a high quality service to a wide range of clients across a number of industries in the private sector. In joining us, you will be part of a unique client proposition, assisting our clients and adding value through internal audit.

As a credible candidate you will have developed core skills in a wide range of disciplines including controls, operational and enterprise risk frameworks and governance. Our people are expected to be capable of applying these core skills in a variety of business situations and industries and as a Manager, you will be expected to be able to work in teams or independently to scope and deliver work.

In addition to your technical skills, you will have proven capabilities in developing relationships, building trust in new contacts and demonstrating that such trust is justified by delivering into the longer term. You will be naturally curious about business and able to discuss a wide range of business issues.

Your main duties and responsibilities will be
  • Contribute to delivery of PwC's internal audit strategy;

  • Prepare annual internal audit plans, terms of reference and report deliverables to a high standard;

  • Leading a diverse client portfolio reporting to the Partner/ Director Groups;

  • Managing and building day-to-day client relationships and attend/ present to audit committees;

  • Take a proactive role in the development of new business relationships and business proposals; and

  • Managing junior staff and coaching.

  • Below are some of the types of work you could be involved in if you join Risk Assurance
  • Internal audit assignments;

  • Internal Audit effectiveness assessments;

  • Assessment, design and testing of control and compliance frameworks;

  • Building relationships both internally and externally with other internal audit professionals;

  • ISAE 3000/3402; and

  • Risk management and governance.

  • The following skills are required for this roleEssential skills

  • Have a relevant professional qualification (i.e. ACA, CISA, CIA).

  • A proven track record of experience in internal audit and the areas described above.

  • Have experience of building strong relationships.

  • Desirable skills

  • Experience in working in Internal Audit functions in industry or through professional services.

  • Be output focused and able to work autonomously without day-to-day supervision.

  • Be experienced in coaching and developing other members of staff.

  • Have the ability to develop client relationships.

  • Be able to demonstrate that you are comfortable leading teams and willing to proactively contribute to the team.

  • Experience of working in a professional services environment is desirable.

  • The role can be based in either our Leeds or Manchester office and at clients across the North. Travel may be expected outside of the chosen base area and may be up to 20-30%.


    Assurance is a dynamic place to be right now, and the variety of opportunities on offer is unprecedented. It's work that really does matter. It matters for businesses, governments and society at large. Our team provides confidence on the most complex decisions companies have to take and this provides a wealth of opportunities to everyone who joins us and works with us.

    The skills we look for in future employees

    All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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    We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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