Job Details

Job ID
Job Title
Internal Audit Manager
Position Type
Business Brand
PF Internal Audit
£45,000 - £50,000 depending on experience + car allowance
About Us
Established in 1880, Provident Financial Group (PFG) is one of the UK's leading suppliers of personal credit products to the non-standard lending market. We are a FTSE 250 Company employing over 3,000 staff throughout the UK and Ireland.

Provident delivers non-standard lending through our businesses - Vanquis Bank, Provident Home Credit, Satsuma Loans, Moneybarn and Cheque Exchange.
About the Role
We are seeking an experienced Internal Audit Manager to lead and deliver audits across the Provident Financial Group (PFG). The role involves auditing all parts of the Group, including all three of PFG's main operating divisions: Vanquis Bank, the Consumer Credit Division and Moneybarn.

As an Internal Audit Manager within PFG's Group Internal Audit (GIA) function, you will assess whether internal controls are operating effectively and whether processes, policies and systems meet business requirements through the delivery of a comprehensive internal audit plan.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Managing the end-to-end delivery and quality of audits, including work performed by other Internal Auditors and/or Managers in some instances.
  • Carrying out detailed audit planning to determine the scope and objectives of individual audits.
  • Performing detailed audit testing to determine whether controls are adequately designed and operating effectively to mitigate key risks.
  • Producing Internal Audit reports that are impactful, balanced and address the root cause of issues.
  • Ensuring that audit work is performed to a strong standard, in line with GIA methodologies and IIA standards.
  • Following up the status of audit actions and testing implementation to validate closure requests.
  • Developing and maintaining credibility and developing strong working relationships with key business stakeholders up to Director level.
  • Proactively maintaining knowledge, skills and disciplines, with on-going professional development.
Skills and Experience
What you will have:

You must be able to effectively plan, organise and manage complex audit assignments, engage constructively with senior stakeholders on an ongoing basis, coach staff on assignments, and lead on various internal audit practice improvement initiatives. You will have:
  • Experience of risk-based auditing in financial services / banking, either in an external or internal audit capacity, OR extensive experience of risk management or compliance monitoring in financial services.
  • Good knowledge of the challenges facing the financial services industry.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deliver high quality outputs / results and to communicate these effectively to senior management.
  • A results-oriented approach – able to deliver high quality results in an environment of changing demands, variable workloads and tight timescales.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to critically challenge existing business frameworks, processes and controls.
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level, hold an internal audit qualification (ideally) and have comprehensive current knowledge of auditing techniques and best practice.

Why choose a career with us?
We like to let our employees know that we appreciate their hard work by offering competitive salaries and a range of reward schemes as well as regular performance management reviews and appraisals so that you can monitor your career progress. Benefits include:
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days annual holiday in addition to bank holidays
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Pension scheme with Company contributions of up to 10.6%
  • Life assurance of up to 3x salary
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Colleague ‘Perks at Work’ recognition schemes