Technology Risk Senior Consultant

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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 in London 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: London


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