Senior Auditor – Insurance

Job title:         Senior Auditor – Insurance

Reports to:     Lead Auditor

Contract:        Permanent

The Senior Auditor (SA) is responsible for planning and delivering internal audits within Rothesay Life.  The SA   proactively provides input into the identification of existing and emerging risks and challenging, and supporting, the delivery of the Rothesay Life business plan.  A strategic risk and controls specialist who will demonstrate both technical knowledge and strategic and commercial insight.



Driving the development of the Internal Audit function

=         Be a visible, approachable trusted business partner, a champion of transparency, rigour and fairness; a role model for our way of working.  Demonstrate to the business what it means to be commercial and strategic.

=         Work with the team to integrate Internal Audit as a critical element of the Rothesay Life strategy.

Internal Audit responsibilities

=         Lead and work as part of a team working on the delivery of audits, some major and /or highly complex, with a focus on Insurance you will also be involved in a wide range of operational, project and financial  audits.

=         Act as the in-charge for a number of audits.

=         Lead by example delivering a “no surprises” audit approach.

Stakeholder management and reporting

=         Provide independent, reliable and objective assurance to the Company on risk management, control and corporate governance issues.

=         Report significant existing and emerging risk exposures and control.

=         Support the Chief Auditor in providing summary reporting to the Audit Committee (and other Committees as required)

=         Build and strengthen relationships at an operational level, providing guidance, challenge and corrective action, without preventing growth or commercial performance.

=         Maintain strong stakeholder relationships, being prepared to deliver tough messages, whilst maintaining long term relationships.


=         Qualified Accountant, Chartered Financial Analysts or including role relevant qualifications i.e. minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or finance related field or equivalent experience.  Applicable professional certifications.

=         Insurance and or Reinsurance direct audit experience

=         Minimum 5 years' experience in auditing within UK/US regulated financial services. (Internal audit is preferable, however external audit and operational risk may also be considered.)

=         Experience at stakeholder engagement – a proven track record for developing positive working relationships and influencing stakeholders at all levels, including at the most senior level.

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