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Dougie McAndrew

We are helping our client, a global investment company in Edinburgh, to find a top quality audit/controls professional for their growing Public Markets IA team, to operate as an Audit Specialist. The role will provide you with a fantastic way to deepen your understanding of how an investment management organisation works – end to end, as well as the chance to build lasting relationships with senior stakeholders across the business. Whether you see your career longer term in IA or as a stepping stone to another role in the firm or elsewhere in the industry, it could be a transformational move for you.

As an Audit Specialist your core role would involve:

Delivering audit work for the Public Markets portfolio and inputting into audit deliverables. Supporting Audit Managers to deliver all aspects of the Audit Plan and audit outputs in line with methodology.
Developing an understanding of the organisation’s Strategy and Business Objectives to focus work on the highest risks. Audit Specialists may own less complex audit universe entities to research and risk assess.

To be successful in the role, our client expects you to have – as a minimum:

Internal Audit, controls focused External Audit and/or SOX experience – critical here, is an understanding of risks and controls within the processes of an organisation.
Some knowledge and experience of investment/asset management organisations and their key products, services and processes.
Proven stakeholder management and relationship development skills, including the ability to influence and show good judgement.
Ability to think strategically, whilst having a strong analytical skillset and an ability to focus on the detail.

If you’d like to find out more please get in touch with Dougie McAndrew – dougie@adamappointments.co.uk

Adam Appointments is the only Scottish agency specialising exclusively in Corporate Governance recruitment.

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