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Job description

Functional Area:
IA - Internal Audit

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): Up to 25%

Relocation Provided: No

AIG Europe S.A. (U.K. Branch) & American International Group UK Ltd

Your future team

AIG's Internal Audit Group plays a critical role in protecting the assets, reputation and sustainability of AIG. The team adds value through helping improve operations; bringing a rigorous approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. You will be part of a large and diverse firm working within a team-oriented environment of the Internal Audit Group. You will gain a unique view of AIG, as part of planning and executing on all aspects of the audit process and risk assessment activities and will build close working relationships with business and functional leaders, colleagues across other assurance functions, and within Internal Audit. This particular role will be working with our multi-billion dollar Asset Management business. The team are based in Croydon but often work in our Fenchurch Street office or from home, the ability to work between the 2 sites is a requirement.

Your contribution at AIG

Lead internal audits in our Asset Management/Investments business to evaluate the adequacy of controls for AIG business units and/or key business processes at either a global, regional level or country level.

Meet with senior management at the beginning of each assignment to gain an understanding of the main features of the local business, products and systems.

Assist the Senior Audit Manager in the development of an audit strategy and plan to ensure all key business risks and controls are evaluated.

Coordinate and participate in the completion of audit test procedures.

Document control weaknesses and deficiencies and define recommendations for risk mitigation and improvement.

Provide a first level review and approval of work paper documentation to ensure documentation supports the audit work performed and is in line with IAG Methodology.

Take primary responsibility for audit co-ordination and administration such as arranging internal planning/fieldwork/reporting checkpoint meetings.

Make oral and written presentations to management throughout and at the conclusion of the audit by discussing process and control deficiencies, recommending corrective actions and other suggestions for improvements in operations and/or reductions in costs.

Prepare the initial draft of the audit report for the Senior Audit Manager's review, ensuring audit comments are clear, concise and focused on the root cause of the issue.

Follow up of prior audit work to ensure new controls are in place and working as intended.

Coach less experienced team members during the audit by providing on the job training.

Support business change initiatives in an assurance and advisory capacity as required and as well as contributing to global Internal Audit change initiatives as needed.

Deputise for Senior Audit Manager on occasions where this may be required.

Participate in audit assignments as required in any location with travel an expected requirement of the role

What we are looking for
  • Typically, candidates will have either significant internal audit experience or Asset Management/Investments experience. Candidates will also likely have trained in a large multinational Financial Services or Big 4 firm.
  • A solid knowledge and understanding of internal auditing standards and techniques.
  • A general understanding of accounting methods, principles and practices is also desirable. Experience with asset management and investment processes is also required.
  • Candidates will ideally have Professional designations/certifications, such as Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant/Chartered Accountant, etc.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

    It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

    At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission - creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.
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