Highly respected European Asset Manager based in the City wish to identify a senior member of staff for its Internal Audit team. The person appointed will conducts audits and special reviews for management to assess effectiveness of controls, accuracy of financial statements, efficiency of operations and compliance with corporate as well as regulatory policies and procedures.
The main focus will be to plan and execute audit assignments primarily within the investment functions (e.g. Trading and Investment/Fund Management) providing an independent and critical assessment of the area under review and reporting on any identified control weaknesses, identifying emerging risks including regulatory & industry changes/developments, particularly within the Investment function but also across the value chain and developing and maintaining relationship with key Investment Management stakeholders (including Senior Management) and becoming a recognized subject matter expert and a respected partner to the business.
Applicants should demonstrate detailed knowledge and experience in the Asset Management industry, gained via direct experience within an internal/external audit function with a particular focus within the area of Investments (Trading or Investment/Fund Management) as well as strong analytical skills and a detailed knowledge of the Regulations impacting the Investment Management industry. Professional qualification such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) would be an advantage