Manager, Internal Audit


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 04/25/2021
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  • Company Address: Kensington Centre 66 Hammersmith Road, London, United Kingdom, W14 8UD

About WorldRemit

We’re changing the way people send money abroad. We’re taking something complicated and making it simple.

Our people and our technology work together to create faster, easier and lower cost money transfers. We send to 150 countries around the world and have over 4 million happy customers – a number that’s growing every day. After all, 125,000 5★ reviews can’t be wrong!

Job Description

Who we are...

We’re global, we’re growing and we’re going to need talent to keep up the pace. We’re making payments simpler for over 4m customers worldwide, in over 90 currencies. We’ve been around for 10 years, disrupting the market with a digital payment platform that aims to make sending money abroad as easy as sending a text message. 

There’s almost 1,200  of us already hard at work and we love welcoming new people. We’ve got offices across the world, from London to Sydney and 15 locations in between - they’re open for business but right now lots of us are working from home. Want to be part of our global growth story - read on…

About the role…

This is an exciting opportunity to join an internal audit team in the build phase and add real value to a growing business. Internal audit is a purpose driven function, we are here to help the business get better every day. We do that by auditing but also by guiding, advising and having open and honest conversations about risk management. We want you to be able to work collaboratively and to build trust so that we are truly able to fulfil our purpose.

As a digital company we need you to be comfortable working with data and systems, to understand how to analyse data sets and to present it in ways that offer insight. As a key member of the team you will be responsible for helping us map and understand the business; the risks that arise from our business context; and the appropriate audit response. 

You will need to be comfortable with a fast paced changing environment able to be agile, adapt quickly and formulate an appropriate audit response. If you truly want a role that allows you to grow then come join us...

Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, you will be responsible for:

  • Documenting and mapping our business processes and understanding the risks which arise from the way we operate.
  • Helping to develop the audit plan with insight gained from your knowledge of the business and external environment.
  • Leading and managing internal audit assignments, alone or utilising co-source partners. 
  • Continuous monitoring, risk assessment and audit planning in your areas of assigned responsibility.
  • Sourcing and working with data to gain insights and looking for opportunities to develop automated audit techniques.
  • Building networks and positive relationships with the wider business to champion the role of internal audit.
  • Helping to develop our audit methodology and approach as we grow.
  • Support the business to better understand risk and control. 

What we’re looking for from you…

  • 5 - 8 years of experience of working with financial services,  internal audit or controls assurance methodologies.
  • Strong understanding of Risk & Controls within  financial services, payments or money remittance business. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills able to build positive relationships based on trust.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Commercial and pragmatic approach to improving control frameworks
  • Professional qualifications such as CIA, ACA, CISA or other relevant specialists qualifications are an advantage.
  • Experience of areas like Financial Crime, Payments Compliance, Third Party Assurance, Cloud Architecture, Cyber Security or Data Analytics will be an advantage. 
  • Innovation, adaptability and an agile mindset. 

What you’ll get from us…

  • Life assurance of 3 times your salary, should the worst happen.
  • Pension scheme offering 8% matched contributions.
  • Private medical and dental care plans.
  • 25 days of holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 after 3 years.
  • Recharge days, 4 per year, 1 for each quarter
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Various dining and shopping offers

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.