Audit Specialist

Southampton, United Kingdom
23 Apr 2021
23 May 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us

Quilter is a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management in the UK and internationally. Managing over £100 billion of investments on behalf of over 900,000 customers, we operate in one of the largest wealth markets in the world - and one that is growing.

About the Role
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Quilter's business processes in scope for assigned audits;
  • Working on multiple audit assignments, delivering to deadlines and budgets and in accordance with IA methodology and agreed quality standards;
  • Execution of audits with involvement at all stages of the audit process including planning, fieldwork and reporting;
  • Engage with business unit process owners to understand processes and identify key risks;
  • Perform audit testing that is focused on key risks and makes use of techniques such as data analytics;
  • Demonstrate application of root cause analysis to drive value add audit findings which reflect the evolving risk and control environment;
  • Propose clear, practical and value add actions to address control weaknesses identified;
  • Manage and perform Issue Assurance activities on a quarterly basis;
  • Ensure key stakeholders are kept abreast of Internal Audit observations during the audit and contribute to developing Internal Audit's relationship with stakeholders beyond the audit;

While GIA leverage digital tools to communicate with colleagues across our various office locations, there may be a small and limited amount of flexible travel required, depending on the audit engagement.

About You

Qualifications required:
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Relevant specialised qualification, for example ACA, ACCA, IMC, CFA or other Internal Audit or Risk Management certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Experience performing a risk and controls focused role e.g. Internal or External Audit, Risk or Compliance;
  • Understanding of risk and controls in the Financial Services environment; and
  • Knowledge of the Financial Services regulatory environment.


No matter what job you do you should feel valued and appreciated. That's why we offer a competitive total reward package, which enables our employees to share in the success they help to create.

Holiday: 26 days

Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it

Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions

Benefit Allowance: A cash benefit allowance is payable in lieu of some of our core benefits

In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.

Our Promise:

At Quilter, we're committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and make sure no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based purely on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.