This role will report directly to the Regional IT Audit Director, the IT Audit Manager plays a key role in delivering independent assurance over the design and effectiveness of internal controls within the UK&I, EMEA and APAC regions of Experian, and influencing changes to the control environment so that risk is managed more effectively.
Key responsibilities include;
- Assists the Regional Head of Internal Audit and Global IT Audit Director in developing the annual Internal Audit activity plan. Manages ongoing relationships with the key stakeholders to whom they are assigned, to ensure the plan stays up to date and aligned to strategic priorities and key risks
- Develops the scope of internal audit reviews and agrees them with management.
- Plans and executes internal audits including coordinating the audit process with key stakeholders, managing the activities of other internal auditors (local and overseas), and peer reviewing the quality of work performed.
- Prepares draft reports reflecting the results of work performed, and agrees the findings and proposed actions with the business owners.
- Present findings to senior managers of the business and the Global Internal Audit Executive management team.
- Performs follow-up on the status of outstanding internal audit issues, where needed
- Undertakes other ad hoc, project and investigation work as required.
- Acts as a champion for the concepts of internal control and risk throughout Experian.
- Maintains a professional development plan to improve technical, interpersonal and management skills consistent with Experian's requirements and talent management philosophy.
This role would suit those who can demonstrate the following;
- Demonstrates high levels of personal integrity at all times.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Influencing skills and gravitas, so that senior management will buy-in to changes being proposed.
- The ability to work independently and proactively.
- A commercial and pragmatic approach to governance and change.
- A problem solver who proposes innovative solutions.
- An approach that champions collaboration and consultation.
- University degree with strong academics.
- Experience of working in a multinational environment.
- Exposure to the IT/technology sector.
- Deep technical IT knowledge in relevant areas (e.g. data security; cloud computing; data loss prevention; software development methodologies; etc.)
- Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. CISA; CISSP; ITIL; CISM) desirable
- 'Big 4' and/or internal audit experience desirable.
Please note that this role will involve c20% overseas travel.
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