Senior IS Auditor

Senior IS Auditor


Senior IS Auditor, £55,000 – £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits, Newcastle upon Tyne


Edward Reed are recruiting for an exciting opportunity that has arisen for an enthusiastic Auditor to join our clients Finance Team.

The successful candidate will be part of the Internal Audit Section and will undertake a range of high profile IS audit assignments within the organization with a view to effectively address risk and add value to the business.

Key Responsibilities

 The successful candidate will:

 Supporting the business during the development of new IS and cyber initiatives as an independent specialist

  • Working with the IS team and senior management to support the identification of emerging risks and, designing programs of work and controls to mitigate against these
  • Leading the internal audit program for ISO27001 and ISO27019
  • Other general IS areas, for example audit reviews over data centres, cloud security, application reviews
  • Designing and undertaking the IS internal audit work program, including preparing audit reports and presenting the results to senior management
  • Supporting management in identifying key process or control improvements and efficiencies
  • Supporting the Head of Internal Audit in delivering an effective and value added internal audit service
  • Undertaking adhoc assignments and special investigations where necessary
  • Driving licence essential to travel between office locations.

Key Competencies

 Strong IS and in particular IS security technical knowledge

  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders and constructively challenge management’s views where necessary
  • Strong technical skills to identify process improvements to support the company to meet its IS and other objectives
  • Ability to self-motivate, leading and delivering a portfolio of high profile IS audits from planning to reporting
  • Excellent planning / organisational skills with a track record of being able to work to deadlines and prioritise tasks Qualifications and Attributes Essential

 Qualifications and Experience


  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Detailed understanding of IS processes and systems, including Information Security Management, IS Security including vulnerability assessment, IS Architecture, IS Strategy, IS Asset Management, Service Continuity management, IS Contract Management, Data and digitalisation
  • Understanding and experience in delivering complex IS audits, including the identification of cyber risks and key controls, aligned to industry best practice
  • ISO27001