IT Risk & Assurance Senior Consultant

IT Risk & Assurance Senior Consultant

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Information & Technology

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26000 - £36000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Naomi Eichelshiem

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8971

  • Job ref:

    NE -riskcons

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:


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The need has arisen at one of the Big 4 Consultancies for a Risk & Assurance Consultant to join their brand new IT Assurance area in the Newcastle office. You will be interfacing directly with clients in order to audit their own control framework, and test that the controls are robust and functioning how they should be. You will then produce a report and flag anything up as high priority. 

  • Work effectively as a team member providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress
  • Create and lead project teams and design processes to be followed
  • Finance tracking, billing, resource management
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with clients
  • Support bids and proposals for new projects and client opportunities
  • Assist in preparing reports 
  • Training and mentoring graduates/new staff members.


  • 3-5 years External Audit Experience preferred (Client Facing)
  • Capacity to lead and mentor more junior members of the team
  • Third party reporting, e.g. SOC1, AAF 01/06, SOC2
  • Experience of the IT elements of regulatory reviews (e.g. S166, client money, Sarbanes Oxley 404, or Basel III

On Offer:
  • Professional Acreditation financed e.g. CISA, CISSP, CISM etc
  • Assigned career counsellors
  • Progression opportunity up to management level
  • Salary of £26,000+

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