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Senior Internal Auditor - Technology (Full-time, Part-Time, Job-share)

Location London
Salary Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Mergefield Title {Mergefield Value}

This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.


The Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for supporting Group Internal Audit (GIA)’s successful delivery of independent, objective assurance and consulting activity to the Audit Committee, Board and management on the quality and effectiveness of the Group’s internal control, risk management and governance systems and processes. They will work as part of an expanding and high performing GIA team to deliver the audit plan and related activities in a timely manner to best practice standards, producing value-adding and high-quality internal audit services to help the organisation achieve its objectives.



  • Supporting delivery of end to end audit activities within Group Internal Audit (GIA).
  • Producing quality analysis and input to the annual risk assessment process and related annual audit plan.
  • Contributing to delivery of quality risk-based, value adding audit work on a timely basis in line with methodology:
    • Leading sections and assisting with co-ordination of audits, including engagement in planning, execution, reporting and audit file completion.
    • Managing relationships with business staff professionally and effectively.
    • Drafting high quality detailed, relevant and accurate audit workpapers and documents on the effectiveness of the bank's internal control environment.
  • Tracking allocated outstanding management actions through to closure, ensuring they are appropriately resolved with supporting evidence or escalated in a timely manner.
  • Supporting business monitoring to ensure that GIA is aware of changes in business activities and objectives, and audit response is developed as necessary.
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with business stakeholders.
  • Proactive and positive interaction across the GIA function to support delivery of departmental goals and to maintain high quality outputs including:
    • Contributing to high quality management reporting as required to support audit activities at an individual and committee level.
    • Promoting continuous improvement in audit practice, methodology and operations.
  • Encouraging collaboration and knowledge sharing between GIA, Risk, Compliance, and the business to help embed a robust risk management and control culture across the bank.



·       Technical understanding of IT processes - including applications and infrastructure, security and vulnerability assessments, change control, disaster recovery, data privacy, and IT risk assessment, automated control environments, cybersecurity best practices, Cloud security controls etc.

·       Proven understanding of risk and controls principles.

·       High level of motivation and ability to work in an organised manner under pressure.

·       Ability to build strong relationships with auditees.

·       Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills.

·       Influencing and negotiation skills.

·       Competence to deliver work on time and to budget.

Education & Qualifications 

·       Degree in Accounting, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent.

·       Years of Experience: 3 years in internal audit or risk function.



·       Track record of working in audit roles.

·       Programme/Change Management

·       Use of data analytics and visualisation tools (e.g. Advance Excel/ACL/IDEA/Alteryx/Tableau).

·       Knowledge of regulatory standards / requirements, such as, GDPR, BCBS 239.

·       Knowledge of common security/technology risk frameworks, such as, ISO 27000, NIST, COBIT, IIA GTAG.

Education & Qualifications 

·       Certified Information Systems (CISA) designation preferred. CISA, CGEIT, CISSP, CISM


At Close Brothers we consider flexible working requests on hiring. Our employees work flexibly in many ways to help organise work around personal lives, including part-time, flexible hours, job share or an element of working from another location. Please indicate your preferred working pattern on your application and we will discuss any flexible working requirements during the selection process.

We are an inclusive organisation and committed to ensuring our recruitment process is as accessible as possible to everyone.  We will make adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format or would like to discuss the recruitment process with us, please email us at or request a call back.



For roles offering hybrid working: At Close Brothers we support employees to balance their work life priorities and in this role you will be able to enjoy a mixture of hybrid working.

Close Brothers is a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. At Close Brothers we provide financial support and advice to small businesses and individuals in the UK. Our purpose is to help the  people and businesses of Britain thrive over the long term.


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Close Brothers is a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. We employ over 3,500 people, principally in the UK.

Close Brothers Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250.We remain focused on markets and services we know and understand, developing leading positions and unrivalled expertise. Our approach is prudent and considered enabling us to grow sustainably, through all market conditions, building confidence among our depositors and investors.

Our businesses have remained local as we continue to provide bespoke services, and developing long-term relationships ensuring our success in the future. We value our clients over everything else. What they do is important – they are the doers and makers of things, the wealth creators, the investors and the savers. We ensure our services meet their specific needs and invest to support them as they grow.

These principles, founded in our past but applied to the modern world today, represent what we describe as ‘modern merchant banking’ – values that are embedded in our culture and that underpin everything we do.

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