IT Auditor - MEDIA - Central London 40-50% travel - Competitive Salary

Job Title: IT Auditor - MEDIA - Central London 40-50% travel - Competitive Salary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive + bonus + package
Reference: 178229
Job Published: October 12, 2017 13:00

Job Description

The Audit & Risk Recruitment Company (ARRC) are actively recruiting for an IT Auditor to join this Advertising and Media business based in Central London. 

The role is newly created to enhance to IT Audit function. 

Core Skills

  • CISA qualification with post-qualification experience
  • Accounting qualification would be a distinct advantage
  • Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management within the organisation
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Good knowledge of and interest in business processes and systems
  • Sound understanding and experience of IT General Controls and Application Reviews
  • Technical security review experience (desirable)
  • Experience of auditing major projects and change programmes (desirable)
  • Second language (desirable)

Core Purpose

  • To help plan, execute and report on internal audit reviews of business units, processes or identified areas of risk exposure across the business, focus being on IT aspects
  • To support delivery of the International Internal Audit Plan and any ad hoc reviews as requested by senior management
  • To support the Audit and Risk Director and Audit Manager in undertaking any other ad hoc duties in Internal Audit as requested


The principal accountability of the role is to carry out internal audit reviews (IT aspects), as directed by the internal audit programme within budget.  This will include:

  • Assisting as directed in the execution of the detailed plan and maintaining adequate workpapers in line with department methodologies
  • Meeting pre-determined deadlines
  • Reaching informed conclusions on the effectiveness of various control environments
  • Using influencing skills to agree issues identified with management
  • Drafting assigned sections of the Risk and Control Report, including identifying associated risks and proposing recommendations to address the issues highlighted by the audit
  • Liaising as necessary with the co-sourced provider, BIG 4 and other internal departments such as Legal, where applicable


  • Will be required to develop relationships with local business unit management and lead negotiations with them on issues identified
  • Contribute to identifying and sharing good practice throughout the business
  • Demonstrate initiative and pro-actively contribute to the development of the department’s operating policies, procedures and methodologies

Working with Others

The role requires:

  • Interaction with management at all levels
  • Effective communication with the Audit and Risk Director, Audit Manager and other IT Auditors
  • Ability to work with other internal departments such as IT, Finance and Legal on a frequent basis and share information appropriately
  • Ability to work in a team with minimal supervision and to take initiative
  • Willingness to travel and an ability to get on with other team members
  • Capability to work alongside co-source provider staff as part of the Internal Audit team, making them quickly part of the team and maximizing the value they bring to the team



Applying Knowledge

  • Apply organizational skills to manage a number of tasks / assignments at the same time
  • Set own criteria, by drawing on experience, to determine what is acceptable policy and practice in given areas and identify recommendations for remediation or developments of policy, processes and procedures
  • Draw on knowledge of auditing standards and qualifications to ensure operating to acceptable standards and providing technical input as necessary (COBIT)
  • Remain abreast of current topical issues, using this knowledge to make recommendations for the development of the department going forward

All candidates must be able to live and work in the UK without sponsorship.