Job Description

Job Role: Risk Assurance Consultant

Location: London

Career Level: Consultant (CL9)

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

 

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

 

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

 

As a team:

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

 

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

 

In our team you will learn:

  • Gain experience of assisting with the planning and delivery phases of engagements
  • Gain experience of auditing within the financial services sector with knowledge of assurance procedures and practices (experience in banking and capital markets or asset management ideal but not essential)
  • Auditing techniques including risk assessment, audit scoping, devising audit approach, controls testing, substantive audit testing including sampling techniques
  • To work independently or as part of a team and produce high standard audit work

 

In this role you will:

  • Act with integrity (perform work with honesty, objectivity, diligence and responsibility)
  • Respect the confidentiality of information gained during the course of your work
  • Adhere to relevant code of ethics/values (at Accenture and client site)
  • Be able to prioritise workloads in a pressured environment with multiple deliverables


Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Financial Services and IT audit experience will be beneficial
  • Bachelor’s degree or above (preferably in maths, economics, accounting, or relevant sciences)
  • Post qualified ACA/ACCA/CCAB/IIA or equivalent
  • Additional qualifications such as CISA are beneficial
  • Some technical product knowledge with understanding of associated risks and controls

Set yourself apart:

  • Awareness of emerging internal audit technologies and innovation
  • Strong communication and written skills
  • Effective at working in different teams for various periods of time
  • Good at building working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 710,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/12/2022

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Please read Accenture’s Recruiting and Hiring Statement for more information on how we process your data during the Recruiting and Hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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