Technology Risk Consultant

Birmingham, Nottingham or Leeds
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This role is an opportunity for the successful candidate to join the Information Systems Assurance team and work with a wide range of public and private sector clients in our Midlands Region. There is a large client base spread across the Midlands, such as Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester and Leeds and so the allocation of clients will be flexed according to the specific skillset of the successful candidate.
Audits can range from 2-3 day healthcheck visits to 15-20 days assessments of projects or infrastructure security.

Purpose of Job

Assist in managing the ISA team in conjunction with Partners/Directors to ensure timely and accurate delivery of assignments at clients’ sites

Key responsibilities

  • Lead a profitable ISA team to ensure effective delivery of ISA services, including mapping complex scheduling to optimise profitability
  • Manage agreed client portfolio for the regional area
  • Perform more complex assignments
  • Draft progress papers for audit committees prior to Director / Partner sign off
  • Approve, and if necessary prepare the initial draft client audit strategy and annual audit programme for each client, supported by a fully costed service delivery proposal
  • Represent the Firm in ISA matters as required, including attendance at client meetings and audit committees
  • Draft proposals or assist as part of team that prepares tenders and presents these as part of business development
  • Control and manage the delivery of the assignment, to ensure that the work is completed to time and budget, providing solutions on any issues as appropriate to the Director / Partner
  • Ensure the effective planning and utilisation of team members in line with the approved budgets
  • Monitor the effectiveness and quality of audit work through undertaking effective manager/senior manager review of the work
  • Engage with the client billing in accordance with the Firm’s billing timescales
  • Monitor target recoveries and work with the Director / Partner in line with the approved budget to ensure that these are achieved and to assist in the maintenance of the contract monitoring system for those clients
  • Develops and retains talented people through strong leadership and coaching/mentoring relationships
  • Build relationships with clients and identify/act upon all potential additional work opportunities at existing clients or new work at potential clients

Skills, knowledge & experience:

  • Professionally qualified – e.g. QiCA/CISA, or other specialist skills/qualifications (PRINCE 2, CISM, CISSP, etc.)
  • Relevant experience within IT Audit
  • Demonstrates expertise in a specialist field
  • Driving licence (clean) / access to a car is essential as national travel may be required
  • Effective use of IT including excel, audit and accounts packages, outlook
  • Excellent technical knowledge on both the internal audit process and relevant sector issues
  • Takes responsibility for work tasks and quality, managing own workload and deadlines under supervision
  • Shows enthusiasm and commitment to undertaking tasks as required and in particular in seeing tasks through to completion
  • Confident and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrates active listening skills and undertakes timely action where appropriate
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Able to organise and manage time efficiently and effectively whilst being flexible
  • considers development of specialist areas of knowledge
  • Able to work autonomously / pro-actively

Job information

Firm: Baker Tilly

Location: Birmingham, Nottingham or Leeds


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