Brit Insurance • London

Senior Internal Auditor

Employment type:  Full time

3 days/week at home

Job Description

We’re looking for a Senior Internal Auditor

About Brit

At Brit, we believe that the uncertainty of the future should never stand in the way of progress. That’s why we exist. To help people and businesses face the future and thrive. We are change-makers enabled by a global workforce who collaborate to deliver a risk service. A team empowered to help our customers not only to survive the risks they face, but to stay on the front foot and keep moving forward. We believe the uncertainty of tomorrow isn’t something to fear but to seize; that it’s full of potential. Not only for our customers but our employees too.
We might write the future of risk for our brokers and clients, but we would love to help you write your future at Brit: a future based on not just progressing but on thriving – both professionally and emotionally. If you’re looking for a place to make a real difference read on.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll join our recently re-organised Internal Audit team heading technology and change audit to develop and deliver an updated Internal Audit strategy supporting our data and digitisation journey across the Group, including Syndicate 2987 and Ki Syndicate.

As a commercially astute technology and change Internal Audit professional with extensive experience and a proven track record of delivering results in a Financial Services environment. and expertise within the technology audit space, you’ll be tasked to develop, implement, and deliver the Information Technology and Change Internal Audit plan, while helping to drive digital transformation within Brit Internal Audit.

Your superb communication skills and strong mindset will come in really useful when collaborating with key stakeholders to identify key risks, assess how we are managing these risks and identify solutions that will both improve the business and the overall effectiveness of control. You’ll have the opportunity to be a genuine catalyst for change across the Brit Group.

The day to day
As part of our Internal Audit Leadership team you’ll have full accountability for end to end delivery of technology and change internal audit deliverables. Performing and managing Internal Audits and other reviews as required by the relevant Audit Committee, working with the business and having regular communication with Executive Committee & Senior Technology stakeholders to ensure that the key risks in each business unit/function are understood, the key developments and change projects are monitored, audit actions are addressed in a timely and effective way.

You’ll ensure that all audits undertaken are properly planned in accordance with the Internal Audit Procedures, including creation of planning memorandums and risk and control matrices, as well as any other key planning documentation required. Additionally, you’ll ensure audit fieldwork is conducted appropriately and in line with standards as defined in the Internal Audit Procedures, with results documented in the risk and control matrix.

A key part of your role will be to negotiate acceptance of findings and recommendations with Management, reviewing Internal Audit reports to ensure a professional standard and that these are in the agreed format. Acting as a subject matter expert on all aspects of technology and change assurance, providing oversight, leadership, and management of these areas on the Brit Group Internal Audit Plan.

You’ll take responsibility for the direction, practices and performance of staff within the Internal Audit team including mentoring staff and reviewing work performed by team members to ensure that it is of an appropriate standard.

We welcome everyone wholeheartedly

We’ve got a truly diverse, genuinely inclusive work environment. We comfortably and confidently bring our whole selves to work, because we know we’ll be respected, valued and accepted whoever we are. Our Employee Resource groups are safe spaces for people to share their experiences, aspirations and suggestions about how we do things.

Company benefits

Shared parental leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Adoption leave
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Non-contributory pension
Annual bonus
Share options
Season ticket loan
Life assurance
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Carer’s leave
Open to job sharing
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Compassionate leave
Menstrual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Volunteer days
Employee assistance programme
Salary sacrifice
Charity donation scheme
L&D budget
Enhanced sick pay
Enhanced sick days
Mental health platform access
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Working at Brit Insurance

Company employees

Approximately 650

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London & Bermuda

Hiring Countries


United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

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