Senior Prudential Auditor / Assistant Manager

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Job Sector:
£38,000 to £51,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Competitve - Depending on Experience
Skipton Building Society
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If you’re an experienced auditor who loves multi-tasking and meeting new people , we’ve got just the job for you. You’ll be part of our third line of defense, making sure our operations are working within regulatory frameworks across Skipton’s entire Group of companies in the UK, Guernsey and New Zealand.  This exciting role offers exceptional development opportunities in the largest Internal Audit team in the north of England, with previous applicants progressing to senior levels, both within Internal Audit and within other first and second line roles across the Skipton Group.  The role will provide great opportunities to learn new technical, and highly marketable,  skills in the prudential space (such as Treasury, Market Risk and Capital Management.
Package descriptionIn return for all your hard work and commitment, you will get the support and recognition you deserve. You can expect a structured training and development programme tailored to your needs. You will also be eligible for the following:

Group Personal Pension Plan
Life Cover
25 days’ holiday, plus one day for each year you’re with us, up to a maximum of 30 days (pro rata when working on a reduced hours basis)
Discretionary annual bonus scheme
Paid course fees to study for a professional qualification (where relevant to the role)
Childcare vouchers
Head Office onsite shop and internet café
An opportunity to join Simply Health Cash Plan – offering twenty annual benefits including dental care, optical care and physiotherapy
Option to donate to charity direct through Payroll Giving
Online employee benefits scheme offering discounts with hundreds of high street and online retailers
Eye Tests

Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.
Main responsibilities
We usually deliver up to 70 audits every year, which means you could be leading two to three audits at any one time. There’ll be lots of talking, listening, fact finding, delivering reports and coaching Audit colleagues. In this role, you’ll get to see every part of the diverse Skipton Group.  A key focus of this role is on delivering prudential audits, including Treasury, Credit risk and Capital Management audits. 

Although you’ll be based in Skipton, up to 30 per cent of your time could  be spent away from home, but usually for spells of no longer than two working weeks at a time. In return you’ll get an overnight allowance of £70 in addition to travel and subsistence expenses while you’re away, with the chance to enjoy various destinations across the UK, Guernsey and occasional visits to our offices in New Zealand. 

On a typical day you’ll be meeting with a variety of stakeholders ranging from customer advisers to the CEO. And once you’ve found your feet you’ll be leading and coaching newer members who join the team.

Ideal candidateIdeally you will have a professional accountancy qualification (such as  ACA ,ACCA or CIMA) and experience in financial services. You will have a strong academic background,  and are likely to be educated to degree level.  

We are looking for people who have experience of internal or external audit, with a strong motivation to develop both technical and softer skills.  No prior experience of the technical prudential aspects of the role are required as full on the job training will be provided. Opportunities are available to study further specialist professional exams.

You’ll be able to juggling a few audits at once, with the ability to provide constructive challenge if you see something’s not right - so you’ll need to be a great communicator who’s resilient, calm, composed and motivated to get the job done, with an ability to stand your own ground when the need arises.
About the companyWhen you become a Skipton colleague you’ll be supported with a structured development plan and opportunities to progress your career, including the option to study for further qualifications if you wish. The sky’s the limit for proactive individuals prepared to set their own agenda. In this role, although you’ll sometimes be working remotely, you’ll still have the backing of a supportive team who are just a phone call away.

A pension plan, life cover, private medical cover, discretionary bonus, generous holiday allowance, childcare vouchers and product discounts are available too – all within a high performing organisation that encourages colleagues to be curious and challenge the mainstream.

Skipton Building Society has been ranked as one of the top 100 companies to work for and has been awarded Platinum status by Investors in People – a fantastic accolade which places us in the top 0.5% of organisations achieving Investors in People accreditation.

We believe a diverse and inclusive culture is an integral part of our core values providing a solid foundation from which to foster and environment where everyone is encouraged to fulfill their capability and potential.   

Our flexible working arrangements can help you achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements, which could include early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days and shorter working weeks. It’s also feasible to work from home on an ad hoc basis dependent on work commitments. We’re happy to discuss your requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail.

Contact Details:
Skipton Building Society
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Emily Reynolds

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