Risk Assurance Manager

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Job Role: Risk Assurance Manager

Location: London

Career Level:  CL7

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In our team you will learn:

  • To coach and develop other staff
  • To evaluate, synthesise, organise, and interpret data and information stemming from different areas to capture meaningful trends
  • To have a mindset that embraces emerging technologies and innovation
  • Understanding of engagement economics, including budgets, and taking ownership of meeting these
  • Technical product knowledge with understanding of associated risks and controls.

In this role you will:

  • Support the development of a trusting and respectful work environment that embraces and values diversity
  • Act with integrity (perform work with honesty, objectivity, diligence, and responsibility)
  • Respect the confidentiality of information gained during the course of your work
  • Adhere to relevant code of ethics/values (at Accenture and client site)
  • Serve as a technical advisor for any junior auditors on assignment

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above (preferably in maths, economics, accounting, or relevant sciences)
  • Preferably part or fully ACCA/ACA/CCAB/IIA qualified or equivalent experience (5 – 8 years). Additional qualifications such as CISA are beneficial
  • Relevant financial services audit experience with strong knowledge of current internal audit practices and techniques
  • Proven experience to successfully lead an audit engagement, managing multiple deliverables within a pressurised environment
  • Strong understanding of front to back risks, processes and controls including the distinction between them

Set yourself apart:

  • Ability to manage stakeholder interactions and build rapport
  • Demonstrate experience of influencing and challenging senior management and building excellent relationships
  • Highly developed listening and questioning techniques
  • High attention to detail and rigorous logical thinking ability
  • Good awareness of the risks associated with rapidly advancing technologies

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.  

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2022

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

Job information

Firm: Accenture

Location: London