Senior Manager Internal Audit. 

We’re looking for a fully qualified internal auditor with experience of the UK pensions market. The role is hybrid or remote.

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About the role

Initially, you’ll be responsible for

  • Developing a solution to the TPR’s General Code’s for how internal audit can better support pension scheme trustees through evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of governance
  • Growing a team
  • Reviewing internal controls
  • Creating, drafting and reviewing standard and bespoke communications
  • Liaising with trustees and their advisers at meetings, by telephone calls and e-mail
  • Monitoring deadlines and actions on a portfolio of schemes

The role will focus on technical, strategic growth and business development of the service line, and ensuring projects are completed efficiently and to a high-quality standard.

We are pioneers and often challenge conventional thinking. So, we’d be able to give you lots of variety and challenge – utilising your well-honed internal audit skills and bringing your own thinking.

Your skills and experience

  • Holder of a Chartered IIA qualification
  • Experience – 5 years or more in an internal audit with sound technical knowledge
  • Skills – an excellent team builder, communicator who understands how to express complicated ideas in a concise and clear way. A good technical understanding of UK pensions work would be preferred
  • Proven experience in business automation and process improvement
  • Characteristics – a can do, enthusiastic approach to tackling problems, and a desire to build pro-active teams with your colleagues and clients

What we offer

We’ll actively support you as you build your career – and reward you for doing so. At every level of seniority, we offer:

  • Competitive salary package + bonus
  • Team member recognition awards
  • Private health insurance and life insurance
  • 25 days annual leave as standard, an extra day at Christmas, plus bank holidays and the option to purchase additional holidays
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Full training and support.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

We have hybrid working in place for colleagues who prefer home-working for part of the week. We’re also flexible on working day arrangements and will happily accommodate a range of personal commitments from day one.

Our straightforward, interview-based approach to recruitment ensures equal opportunities for all applicants.

Please note that we can only accept applications from candidates with a permanent right to work in the UK.

Why join Assure UK?

The short answer? To make a difference.

Founded to bring fresh thinking to the pension audit and assurance industry, Assure UK has built an amazing customer base, an impressive reputation, and an outstanding team.

By joining that team, you'll help share, shape, and drive the next stages of our continuing and successful growth story.

Be warned, it's a story that is different to those of other accountancy firms.

A story that will further your expertise, capabilities, and professional standing, or if you are at the start of your career, a story that will provide you with an educational, nurturing, and empowering start.

It's a story that will see you focus on client experience, not chargeable hours, and additional fees.

Giving you the time to deliver your best work. The freedom to excel at making a difference, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are doing a great job with our pioneering, transformational audit, assurance, and accounting work.

Ultimately, you'll join a team where work is enjoyed, success is celebrated, learning is championed, and conventional thinking is challenged.

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