Internal Audit Manager


From 1st November 2021, we began a trial of a four-day working week (34 hours), with no impact on salary

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in the UK ⚠️

We’re Atom…

The bank that’s leading the fintech charge!

We’re not like the rest. We’re true innovators, and we’re redefining what a bank should be. Ours is a bank for today and the future, a mobile-first bank. Forget the stuffy branches, with Atom you can bank whenever, wherever, faster, and simpler.

Could you be the next innovator to join us?

What’s it all about?

Atom’s Internal Audit team plan and perform internal audits across the business, following an annual audit plan that the Board Audit Committee must approve. During a typical audit, the team will test the operating effectiveness of the key processes and controls the business has in place in the area under review, and report on any points for improvement. The team agree action plans to fix these with the business and follow up on progress made against these plans.

As Internal Audit Manager you’ll be responsible for supporting the Head of Internal Audit in delivering the internal audit activity. This includes planning, scoping, and executing end to end internal audits, follow-up management of audit activity, working alongside colleagues and facilitating the activity of the appointed internal audit partners (co-sourcing arrangement in place) on specific activity. Furthermore, this role will involve coaching and management of junior auditors in the team.

In this role you’ll have the opportunity to bring innovation and automation to our Audit processes, pushing new techniques and driving change without the fear of failure as we look to digitalise and improve the effectiveness of the function. You’ll have scope to impact the way Audit is seen across the business via engaging stakeholder management and communication to demonstrate how Audit adds value.

What will your ‘typical’ day look like…

You will:

  • Deliver quality audit fieldwork in line with the audit methodology and budget
  • Have oversight of tracking of audit observations and recommendations from internal audits
  • Be responsible for planning, facilitating, and presenting direct to Executive-level and/or Board Audit Committee
  • Be accountable for results of a small team of employees – coaching and supervision responsibilities for the Internal Auditor and Apprentice
  • Adapt IA departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges
  • Define IA team operating and quality standards and ensures essential procedures are followed based on knowledge of own discipline
  • Support the HOIA to provide a professional audit service to stakeholders through the assessment of risk and the evaluation of control processes, identifying issues and developing solutions in partnership with the business
  • Produce good quality reports which clearly articulate the risks and control opportunities and are “fit for purpose
  • Promote the continuous improvement of risk management and control processes across Atom Bank through the development of ongoing relationships

What do we need from you?

  • Professionally qualified in Internal Audit (e.g. CIA) or related fields (e.g. ACA/ACCA)
  • Considerable experience post qualification
  • Commercially astute with the ability to apply risk & control in the broadest business context
  • Excellent people skills – able to influence key stakeholders across the business and at all levels and able to converse up to Board level
  • Proven track record and solid experience of working within an audit function
  • Strong team playing skills with good organisation, planning and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience of coaching and reviewing the work of others
  • Strong understanding of IA methodology and standards
  • Ideally knowledge of Financial Services industry.

What you’ll get from us:

  • Flexible hybrid & remote working
  • 4-day work week
  • Annual Share Option scheme – company performance related
  • Incredibly generous company pension scheme (maximum of 13% of Atom input – candidate can put in more)
  • ‘All About Me’ fund: £200 per year to spend on personal development
  • 22.5 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance for you and full family
  • Health Cash Plan – expenses paid on Optical/Dental/other appointments/treatments
  • Life Insurance – 4 times annual salary
  • Critical illness cover – 1 x lump sum annual salary
  • Cycle to work Scheme.

PLEASE NOTE: You must have the legal right to work in the UK to apply for this role as Atom is unable to support Visa Applications/Sponsorship

Atom is an equal opportunities employer.We value you as an individual and therefore disregard race, religion/belief, gender, sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, age, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership and disability in any hiring decisions we make. Atom will always adhere to the Equality Act 2010.

All roles within Atom must adhere to the Conduct Rules as set out by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

As part of Atom bank’s commitment to the FCA’s Consumer Duty, Atom will, take all reasonable steps to avoid causing foreseeable harm to customers, take all reasonable steps to enable customers to pursue their financial objectives and act in good faith.

The UK’s first bank built for mobile, that’s taking on the establishment. Mobile only, customer first.

Working Week

From 1st November 2021, we began a trial of a four-day working week (34 hours), with no impact on salary

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 25 days holiday + 8 statutory days (rising by half a day with every year in the company)

  • 33 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 85 days off per year

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Dentalcare

Our Team

We're a team of 470 across 16 departments:

  • engineering
  • business development
  • support
  • data science
  • finance
  • +11 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Internal Audit
  • Risk & Control
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Planning and Organization
  • Coaching and Reviewing

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