Head of Internal Audit - UK entity

Employer
Revolut
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 11, 2022
Closes
Feb 10, 2022
Ref
13293808
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
ABOUT THE TEAM
The Leadership Team provides Revolut with the vision, the drive, and the direction to continue its rapid growth and development into a major international finance business.
From risk, to finance, to people, the leadership team is our C-suite level grouping that sets the tone and agenda for all areas of the business and is comprised of some of the brightest and most successful people in the business.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
  • Work closely with the Global Head of Internal Audit, to assess the key areas of risk, operational efficiency and adherence to regulatory requirements associated with the UK entity.
  • The Head of Internal Audit will be responsible for the development of the annual UK Internal Audit plan, in accordance with the internal audit policies, procedures, regulatory requirements and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Represent UK entity Internal Audit department and review outputs to local regulatory bodies, UK entity executive team as an SMF5 and UK entity Board Audit Committee.
  • Structure and manage the UK Internal Audit Team and underlying processes, including policies and procedures (where required), resourcing model, local risk assessment.
  • Proactively seek ways to make the best use of data as part of our audit process including to inform our understanding of risks, test controls and provide relevant insights to the business
  • Provide input and assist in the identification of relevant risks and regulatory requirements for incorporation as part of our audit scope and work programs.
  • Interact with staff across all seniority levels to obtain an understanding of relevant risks, controls and processes.
  • Scope, execute and deliver audit reviews independently, highlighting deficiencies and underlying root causes; provide recommendations to mitigate/address deficiencies while adding value to Revolut.
  • Engage with the Group Internal Audit Teams (and other Heads of Audit) to ensure that audits with relevance to UK entities are identified and you are involved.
  • Conduct research and successfully complete assigned training requirements necessary to maintain and build on your expertise knowledge.
  • Conduct follow-up reviews of deficiencies noted during audit reviews.
  • Monitor audit progress (against expected timelines, scope etc) and project manage to completion, escalating where required in a timely manner.
WHAT SKILLS YOU'LL NEED
  • 10 years of professional experience in an audit related-role within a regulated financial services environment
  • This is a SMF5 role under the FCA Senior Managers and Certification Regime, ideally you'll have held an SMF5 role before
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with a focus on execution is desirable
  • ACA/ACCA/IIA/CFA/FRM desirable
  • Strong knowledge of the UK Regulatory environment and requirements for financial services
  • You are a data evangelist and proficient in both working with and interpreting data - ideally with practical experience with one of the following: SQL, SAS, Python or R
  • Knowledge of IIA standards
  • Desire and drive to learn, grow and have impact quickly as part of an expanding team
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
A little about us...When Revolut was founded in 2015, we had a vision to build a sustainable, digital alternative to traditional big banks. Our mission now is to help our customers improve their financial health, empower them to have more control, and promote financial cohesion across the communities in which we operate. Launching into 2021 with 15 million Personal customers and over half a million Business customers only reinforced our belief in the vast need across the world for better financial services.

What we're looking for...Revolut is being scaled up by people all around the world who share our vision. We're looking for people who align with our five core values: we believe that we Get it Done because we Think Deeper and are strongly rooted in the Dream Team. We Never Settle hence why we always Deliver Wow. You want to join a community forward thinking people - we are here for you. We believe in empowering our Revoluters in their work, giving them autonomy and ownership of what they do. We want everyone at Revolut to own their story and their successes - working with us means you're not just another cog in the machine.

THE BENEFITS
• Competitive salary
• Biannual equity bonuses
• All the latest tech you need
• Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription
• Pension plan
• Private health insurance
• Start the day properly with fresh fruit and cereals
• Stay refreshed: get juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks on tap
• Rest up with 29 days' holiday per year

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