European IT Internal Audit Senior

Audit & Controls London, United Kingdom

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    Audit & Controls

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    London, United Kingdom

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Position at Tokio Marine HCC


European IT Internal Audit Senior


Why Tokio Marine HCC?

Standing still is not an option in the current world of Insurance. TMHCC are one of the world’s leading Speciality Insurers. With deep expertise in our chosen lines of business, our unparalleled track record and a solid balance sheet, TMHCC evaluates and manages risk like no one else in the industry. Looking beyond profit, empowering our people and delivering on our commitments are at the core of our customer values, and so is a desire to grow and provide creative and innovative solutions to our clients. We have doubled our gross written premiums in the past 3 year and our plan is to do so again in the next 3 years.


About the IT Internal Audit Senior role:


The purpose of this role is to provide quality IT internal audit work to TMHCC companies in the UK & Europe. Although the role will report locally to the Internal Audit Manager based in London there will be a close link to the Senior Director, Internal Audit based in Houston who currently oversees IT Internal Audit for the company.


Hybrid working available: 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home.


Key Performance Deliverables:


  • To plan, manage, execute and lead value added IT internal audits across all UK & European locations, to provide assurance on the internal controls environment, governance and risk management framework.
  • Performing IT JSOX / internal control framework testing, including walkthroughs and flowcharting on an annual basis across the in-scope European branch network.
  • Liaising with the business to obtain progress updates on IT control and audit findings and then performing remediation testing. 
  • Performing IT controls and process testing across all departments and areas including but not limited to, underwriting, claims, reinsurance, finance, human resources, IT, risk management, Solvency II, governance, compliance and actuarial.  
  • Documenting and recording all internal audit and JSOX testing on our AuditBoard audit software.
  • Produce accurate and complete working papers for planning and fieldwork testing that clearly support the audit findings and producing the final internal audit report that is presented to the client.
  • Ensuring all working paper review points raised by Internal Audit management are accurately cleared on a timely basis.


Additional Requirements:


  • Support the Head of International Internal Audit and the audit team with various administration, reporting and departmental tasks.
  • Liaising with the Senior Director of Audit in Houston for IT audit work direction and coordination.
  • Assist with the business process testing for audit areas other than IT during quiet periods.
  • Keeping up to date with regulatory, technological, auditing and legal changes.
  • Liaising with staff and management across the insurance group.
  • Participate in an advisory capacity on system implementation projects and special management requests.


Skills and Experience Specification:

  • Degree in Accounting, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, a related field, or the equivalent education.
  • Certified Information Systems (CISA) designation preferred.
  • Ideally a minimum of five years relevant and progressive professional experience with a minimum of three years of relevant IT internal audit experience.
  • Insurance or financial services experience preferred.
  • Experience in leading audit projects and proven ability to drive results.
  • Experience working with audit management system software, particularly AuditBoard is preferred.
  • Relevant internal auditing (or external auditing) and / or accounting experience necessary.
  • Intermediate proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Excellent English written & oral communication skills with an emphasis on tact, diplomacy and confidentiality. 
  • French, German and / or Spanish language skills would be advantageous.
  • Excellent organisational skills & proven ability to multi-task.
  • High standard of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Willingness to travel, most specifically around European branch offices (around 10% to 20% of the role).
  • Ability to work well within a small and very busy internal audit team.


Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and other locations. With the strength and stability that comes from being a member of the Tokio Marine group, and more than forty years of growth, profitability, and stability, we offer important insurance products that most people do not even know exist.


The Tokio Marine HCC Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer.  Please visit for more information about our companies.