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Dougie McAndrew

A rare opportunity to join a recently established Internal Audit team at a fast growing FinTech business.

We are working on a really interesting FinTech Internal Audit role, based in central Edinburgh. Our client operates in the business payments sector and is creating a real stir. The have been growing quickly, innovating in the services/products they offer, attracting investment from leading global tech companies and also getting recognised as a great place to work.

They have relatively recently set up the IA function, having hired a Head of Internal Audit in 2020 to establish the team. They are now looking to grow the team and are looking to bring in someone with a strong audit/controls background, at Auditor level, to help deliver the plan, as well as help shape and embed their approach, methodology and tools. It's a great chance to get in at the ground floor in a fast growing, vibrant and interesting organisation. A rare opportunity for a dynamic audit/controls professional.

What is our client looking for?

Good audit track record – assurance/audit/controls background
Knows what IA is all about – can articulate the difference between IA and EA/2nd line assurance
Commercial awareness – appreciation of the bigger picture and where controls/assurance fits in a commercial framework
Very good interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication
Appreciates/understands the key risks associated with a start-up organisation
Comfortable operating in a fast paced/agile environment
Stakeholder management is critical – skilled in influencing and persuasion
Great team player
Some technology experience would be great but not essential

If this sounds like something you’d like to find out more about and you have the right experience please get in touch.

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