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Audit Manager (IT)

Churchill Court, BR1 1DP
Full time

About us

Direct Line Group is an ambitious company employing thousands of people throughout the UK. We’re proud to be one of Britain's leading general insurers, offering millions of customers decades of experience and knowledge. In the history of modern insurance, there has never been a bigger time for change than now and we work hard to make sure our well known brands –Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, NIG and Green Flag are making insurance easier and better value for our customers. We know we can’t do this without our brilliant people who we reward for ideas and thinking as well as results because that’s how we can achieve amazing things – for our customers and for each other.

What we are looking for

An IT Audit Manager to join Direct Line Group within Group Audit (GA) based at our head office in Bromley on a permanent basis.

The focus will be on IT risk management, IT controls testing and IT project assurance. Taking the lead on audits and be able to engage with senior figures across the business whilst thinking strategically.

Who you’ll be working with

This is a key role that will provide support to the Audit Partner (AP) responsible for IT Audit & Change in a growing team to deliver independent, objective and timely IT assurance to Senior Management and the Board.

What you’ll be doing

  • You will take a lead role in delivery of IT audit assignments covering a range of Technology areas ensuring the provision of assurance in relation to the adequacy, effectiveness and sustainability of key risk management, control and governance processes.
  • Support the AP in delivering a reliable periodic opinion on the adequacy, effectiveness and sustainability of key risk management, control and governance processes and ensuring the rationale for the GA assessment is communicated clearly to Senior Management.
  • Take responsibility for the execution of a portfolio of IT audits and deliver to budget, time and quality requirements in line with GA methodology
  • Support in driving meaningful business change through the audit delivery process and champion continuous improvement of risk management and control across the Group in respect of the above functional areas.

Key Skills

  • IT Degree and/or CISA or equivalent preferred
  • A good understanding of technology platforms
  • The ability to identify and assess complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly to all levels
  • Strong experience of risk based IT auditing either in practice or an Internal Audit function operating as a lead auditor
  • Previous exposure to COBIT and data analytics is desirable as is some exposure to the Insurance sector

What we’ll give you

Come join us and you’ll find yourself at the core of the business in one of the most on-the-go teams, with autonomy and exposure to industry leaders on huge household brand names. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.

Direct Line Group are an equal opportunity employer who value diversity. We do not discriminate and we recognise and embrace that people work in different ways. We will always adapt so you have the best and most comfortable working environment. If during the recruitment process you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts - a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.

Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation's best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

Life at Direct Line Group

We recommend that you read our colleagues’ stories and ask them a question on our live discussion platform www.directlinegroupcareers.com/ask-our-people. This will help you learn more about us and be better prepared for interviews.