Assistant Audit Manager - Group Internal Audit, Dublin

Date: 04-Jun-2021

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Title of role:  Assistant Audit Manager - Group Internal Audit


AIB Brand Values

It is a given that the role holder will be a strong role model of the AIB Values:  We put our Customer First, We are better together, We are empowering, We keep it simple, We are building Trust and Appreciation.

About Group Internal Audit at AIB

Group Internal Audit (GIA) is not your typical audit function. We’re on an ambitious journey to create the best function we can for AIB and our people.  Through our audit charter, we operate independently as the third line of defence to provide assurance to our stakeholders on the adequacy and effectiveness of AIB and its subsidiaries, governance, risk management and internal control environment.

Most importantly, we believe that great people are the key to our success. This is why we work hard to build a team of empowered individuals who are driven to excel through collaboration, inclusion and diversity; embracing the unique strengths and insights everyone brings.

We are a group of 70+ professionals operating in Ireland and the UK, who always aim for the highest quality. To get the best from our people we support and embrace flexible working arrangements to provide an empowering environment where people get the job done through managing their own time.

GIA is now seeking applications from ambitious professionals who are keen to pursue an opportunity as an Assistant Audit Manager based in Dublin.

Principal accountabilities of the role:

  • Assist in the preparation of risk-based audit plan and programmes of work to support the delivery of assurance to the Board Audit Committee and other key stakeholders;
  • Lead and manage audits from beginning to end including definition of audit scope, test strategy, execution of testing, summary of issues and final report;
  • Manage the resolution of agreed issues and exceptions with the business areas and stakeholders within agreed timetables;
  • Review and interpret processed data to identify trends and investigate exceptional items;
  • Actively develop and maintain positive working relationships with management within the business to enhance the effectiveness and reputation of GIA;
  • Organise, develop and motivate a team of staff as required on each audit; and
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of GIA's audit methodology standards, processes and AIB organisational structure.


Minimum Criteria:  Please note that the following criteria form the basis of your answers on the application form.

  • For this role, there is a preference for professionally qualified candidates (ideally CA, CMIIA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA or PRM qualification), or a candidate working towards those qualifications.
  • Have a proven understanding and experience of key banking products.
  • Have a proven experience of risk management, including an understanding of the Second Line of Defence and/or Finance areas in a banking environment and the associated risks, along with knowledge of risk management methodologies.
  • Have experience as a people leader with responsibility for leading and motivating highly effective teams.
  • Have a minimum of two years in a financial services and/or audit environment.


As part of the selection process, the successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate the AIB Behaviours and ability in the Behavioural and Technical Capabilities reflected below:

Please note that the capabilities will only be asked at interview stage.

Behavioural Competencies

• Collaborates (Skilled)

• Be Brave (Skilled)

• Instils Trust (Skilled)

Technical Competencies

• Auditing Principals and Tools (Skilled)

• Risk Analysis (Skilled)

• Knowledge of Legal and Regulatory Requirements (Skilled)


Role Closing Date 25th June 2021.

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