Audit Manager

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    Financial Services

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  • Salary:

    £50,840 to £73,436, plus car allowance of £4656

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    about 1 year ago

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Here at Nationwide we’re different. We put our members at the heart of everything we do and every role, no matter what it’s doing, has a part to play in this. The fact that our decisions will impact our members is as true for Internal Audit as for any other part of the organisation.

The role of Internal Audit has changed dramatically, and with our recent ‘Big Investment’ in technology the impact and influence of Internal Audit is at the forefront of protecting us and our members, now more than ever.

Our Internal Audit team has about 85 employees, from a variety of backgrounds including treasury, finance, risk, IT and more. Our team works in a fast paced, member focused, agile audit environment and has an unmatched opportunity to interact with and add value to the largest building society in the world.

We need:

  • An Audit Manager based in our head office in Swindon (Open to flexible working)
  • £50,840 to £73,436 a year (plus lots of extra benefits) on a permanent full time contract

So if you have a passion for doing the right thing in the right way for our members, and want to further your career in Audit then this may be the role for you. Send in your application by 1st October 2019


Who we're looking for

We are looking for someone with knowledge of strategic data management and the challenges of data consistency in complex organisations. You might know your way around data lakes and swamps as well. This knowledge could have been gained by directly in these areas or in a risk management or internal audit function.

Previous experience of audit or assurance activity would be an advantage but if you don’t have this, not to worry, full training will be given.

As a minimum you’ll need to have or be:

  • Experience of auditing or managing risks processes and controls, associated with data strategies and big data
  • Understanding of the latest data developments including best practice guidelines, technology developments, and models and frameworks from external bodies.
  • A strong advocate of data lifecycle management, effective warehousing and relevant privacy controls
  • Able to confidently influence and build relationships with data professionals
  • Qualified in, or be on your way to, completing a relevant professional qualification (g. the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors, Institute of Risk Management or Data Management qualifications).

It would also be nice if you had:

  • Experience of coaching colleagues to build their skills and confidence, providing feedback on their performance
  • Financial Services experience
  • Exceptional organisational skills to deliver a range of audits covering data-related activities, ensuring they’re high quality and in line with our audit methodology


What you'll be doing

You’ll be a key member of our friendly, close knit and dynamic Data audit team. You’ll work with colleagues to deliver high quality and impactful audits that assess governance, risk management and key controls that we rely on. You’ll use your ability to build trust and credibility with your stakeholders as well as asking the right questions to pin point the key issues, while supporting the delivery of our strategy.


The extras you’ll get

For helping us do the right thing for our members, you’ll get:
• Company Car cash allowance worth £4,656
• Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
• Life assurance worth 8x your salary
• 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays with the ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days
• Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
• Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme
• Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career
• Flexible working - We believe in getting the job done in the way that works for both us and the business, which means you aren’t expected to be at a desk 9 – 5, Monday to Friday


Why work for us

At Nationwide we’re here for our members and we put their needs first in everything we do. And now, more than ever, two things are helping us go from strength to strength: we put our customers first, and we’re known for being open, honest and trustworthy.

We’re also the world’s largest building society, with communities at the heart of everything we do. We aim to do the right thing for our members which helps set us apart from our competitors. But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in, and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.

We have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. If you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself,  where your talents are nurtured and you feel empowered to contribute then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.