Job Details

Job ID
Job Title
Internal Audit Manager - Conduct
Position Type
Business Brand
PF Internal Audit
Bradford / London
Up to £60,000 depending on experience + benefits
About Us
We're PFG '“ A leading specialist bank and a FTSE 250 company who are one of the UK's leading suppliers of personal credit products to the non-standard lending market. We provide a portfolio of credit products designed to meet the particular needs of those who are not well serviced by mainstream lenders. Our core brands are Vanquis Bank and Moneybarn.
About the Role
What's the opportunity?

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, Sunflower 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. This particular role will focus predominantly on conduct, assessing whether customer-facing processes and controls are in place to help ensure the right customer outcomes.

Key responsibilities of our Internal Audit Manager:
  • Managing the end-to-end delivery and quality of audit work by other Internal Auditors and/or Managers.
  • 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.
  • Assessing whether customer-facing processes and controls are driving the right outcomes for customers.
  • Producing Internal Audit reports that are impactful, balanced and address the root cause of issues.
  • Ensuring that audit work is performed to a suitable standard, in line with GIA methodologies and IIA standards.
  • Following up the status of audit actions and where necessary testing their implementation.
  • 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 will it take to being a successful Internal Audit Manager:

You must be able to effectively plan, organise and manage complex audit assignments, engage constructively with senior stakeholders on an ongoing basis, 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. Experience of data analytics is also desirable.

Why join Provident Financial Group?

The satisfaction of working for a successful and ethical business who are here to help people is a big benefit of joining us, but it is not the only one. We will invest in your development, giving you the support and training to become better and better at your job. We take the work/life balance seriously, with plenty of flexible working options. Working in a bright and refreshingly relaxed environment, you will find your opinions are valued and listened to.

On top of all this, we will give you a package including:
  • Competitive base salary
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Hybrid working considered
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement (increasing with length of service)
  • Pension Scheme with company contributions
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Extensive opportunities for personal and career development
  • Flexible and dynamic working policies
  • Colleague Perks at Work discount platform
  • And much more…

Inclusion & Diversity Statement
We know that by having a better, more inclusive culture and a diverse group of colleagues, we can support our customers and each other in the best way possible. We also believe this goes a long way to helping us live our purpose and defines why we are here in the first place: to help put people on a path to a better everyday life.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we want people to join us no matter how they identify, their sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

We want to attract and retain the best people. So, we make sure that, if people need it, they are given all the extra support and reasonable adjustments to take part in any part of our application or interview process. We have also got lots of colleagues who choose to work flexibly, so please feel free to talk to us about how you prefer to work at any time.

We think that if you can Be Yourself in the workplace, you will do your best work and enjoy being part of the team and as a business we get to benefit from that and to celebrate all the wonderful things that diversity brings.