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As Aviva's Internal Audit function continues to expand and transform, we are looking for outstanding people to help us deliver our goals and who have the ambition to grow and further develop as a business leader.
Internal Audit's purpose is to join the dots between risk and control and the execution of strategy to serve our customers. In this context, the Financial, Insurance and Model Risk Audit function exists to provide meaningful, timely insights and thought leadership on emerging financial, insurance and model risks, in order to drive excellence in the management of these risks across Aviva.
This Head of Audit role is an influential and high-exposure position, accountable for leading the delivery of a broad range of financial, actuarial and model risk audit reviews across Aviva globally.
Role and Responsibilities
Lead and coordinate the development and delivery of model, financial and insurance risk-related reviews
Provide support and challenge to the department's audit plans to provide high-impact outcomes
Lead an agile, specialist team. Build, manage and develop staff effectively to drive high performance
Engage with and influence senior executive decision makers, providing reliable opinions and insight, Internal Audit committee reports and technical/specialist advice when needed
Skills and Experience
Professional Accounting (CIMA, ACA or equivalent) or Actuarial qualification (CERA, CAA or equivalent) with relevant post-qualification experience in audit and/or risk within the financial services/insurance sector
Strong knowledge and experience developed in Life actuarial roles would be advantageous
Extensive experience in leading complex audit reviews involving senior relationship management
Excellent technical knowledge of insurance, financial and model risk as well as actuarial processes and modelling
Confidence in leading a technical team of varying levels of seniority
What will you get for this role?
Competitive salary depending on skills, qualifications and experience
Generous defined contribution pension scheme.
Annual performance related bonus and pay review.
Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days.
Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through "My Aviva Extras" plus discounts for Friends and Family (some exclusions apply).
Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme.
Oh and by the way...
At Aviva we always 'Care More'. It's our thing. We're all about our people – that's you – so we can be pretty flexible. If you need to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we're very open to that. We'll even try to bend work around your further studies or hobbies where we can.
We care deeply about welcoming people no matter where they're from, how old they are or what disability they have. We encourage applications from every age, race, ethnicity, disability, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity or caring responsibility. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.
As part of that we interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Just send us an email once you've applied, and we'll make sure we interview you.
If you like the sound of all that, we'd love it if you could submit your application online. If you need an alternative method of applying, please give Megan Douglas a call on: 0121 234 7665 or send an email to: email@example.com
*As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By 'minimum criteria' we mean you must provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.