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Senior Manager - TRA - London
Job ID #: 7041 Location: London
Business area: Business Assurance/Audit Job category: Audit
Employment type: Full Time - Permanent Qualification level: Qualified (professional)
Duration of contract: Not Indicated



BDO LLP is an accountancy and business advisory firm, we provide integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world. Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high growth businesses that fuel the economy.

We share our clients’ ambitions and their entrepreneurial mind-set. We have the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise to help them succeed.

BDO LLP operates in 18 offices across the UK, employing 3,500 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services. BDO LLP has revenues of £428m and is the UK member firm of the BDO International network. The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 162 countries, with 74,000 people working out of 1,500 offices worldwide. It has revenues of $8.1bn.




Opening date: 14/02/2018
Closing date: 13/03/2018
Salary: Competitive

We are looking to hire a self-starting and high-performing individual with a primary focus on business development and engagement leadership within our IT Internal Audit and Governance practice. The candidate will require demonstrable leadership and mentoring skills, while having a keen ability to innovate service offerings to meet client requirements.  Since business development is a key aspect of this job, the ability to meet new clients and understand their requirements resulting in a proposal will be essential.
Prerequisites are an Honours or equivalent degree in IT and CISA.  Post graduate (Masters or equivalent) in Internal Audit, COBIT5 and ISO27001 lead auditor certifications will be advantageous.




• Business development alongside TRA leadership team
• Manage, deliver and grow co-source and outsource IT Internal Audit and IT Governance portfolio and match client needs to TRA offerings and capabilities
• Devise IT internal audit plans aligned with client’s business strategies and business risk and manage execution
• Assess, advise on and drive implementation of IT Governance best practices
• Delivery of business process and control optimisation engagements leveraging understanding of ERP enabled business processes (ie P2P, O2C, H2R, R2R) and data analytics to understand business operations and identify opportunities and underlying root causes including:
o facilitating client workshops
o diagnosing root causes
o generating alternatives
o building support for proposed changes
o liaison with SI’s
• Assist clients with sourcing of enabling technologies (requirements definition, vendor due diligence)
• ISO 27001 Audit and Implementation (in conjunction with Cyber team)




Prerequisites are an Honours or equivalent degree in IT and CISA.  Post graduate (Masters or equivalent) in Internal Audit, COBIT5 and ISO27001 lead auditor certifications will be advantageous.
o The candidate must be able to demonstrate this ability through past sales experience and having worked within a role of this nature within major consulting/advisory firms is essential.
o All candidates must be fluent in English
o Strong business development skills and able to demonstrate managing a client portfolio.
o Minimum of 10 years’ experience in IT Internal Audit and 5 years’ experience leading teams
o Technical data analytics skills in MS SQL, IDEA and SAP
o Strong COBIT5 and IT Governance capability
o Good understanding of application of emerging tools and solutions supporting digital transformation (RPA, machine learning, distributed ledgers)
o Software asset management and compliance experience essential
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Ability to write professional proposals and reports requiring little input
o Ability to meet project deadlines and manage multiple engagements
o Ability to network and interact effectively internally and externally
o Capable of effectively managing a team of professionals and delegating work assignments as required
o Ability to build strong relationships with clients
o Ability to contribute to the professional development of junior team members.

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BDO has a commitment to building relationships directly with candidates (and agencies) in our local markets and as such, we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. We work closely with our preferred suppliers to support us in sourcing quality candidates but we only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place and an agency has been instructed by a member of the BDO Resourcing team. We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to BDO by any means other than through our recruitment portal. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the BDO Resourcing team, BDO reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.


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