Internal Audit Manager

About me

Rebecca W.
Politics, Economics and Philosophy
Politics, Philosophy and Economics
BA
Langwith
2011
United Kingdom

About this profile

Internal Audit Manager
Fidelity International
United Kingdom
Finance and consultancy
Large business (250+ employees)
2018

About the job

What I do

I currently work as an Internal Audit Manager at Fidelity International. I lead audits of a range of financial services including asset management and pensions.

Skills I use and how I developed them

I have undertaken professional training during the role that has taught me a range of skills including risk and audit management. In addition I have been able to develop my communication skills as I have the chance to talk to a wide range of people about lots of different areas.

What I like most

No two days are the same, there are always opportunities to learn something about a new area and to continue to develop both professionally and personally.

What I like least

Audit has been seen negatively by some in the past so I am always working to show people how we can work collaboratively to bring about positive change.

What surprised me most

I was surprised by how much access I had to senior managers in organisations. I was a bit nervous the first time I was sitting across a table from a director!

Finding and applying for the job

How I found out about the job

Recruitment agency

My career

My career goals when I graduated

I wasn't sure what I wanted to do when I graduated but I knew I wanted to do something that challenged me.

My career history

I have been working in internal audit since 2012 across a range of organisations spanning the public, charity and financial services sectors.

Courses taken since graduation

I am a Chartered Internal Auditor with the Institute of Internal Auditors and am studying for my ACCA accountancy qualification.

My advice to students

My advice to students considering work

Look for opportunities where the employer shows a genuine interest in your training and development.

Contacting me

My career has spanned a range of sectors and I have touched on lots of areas through audit work so I am happy to answer lots of questions or consider mentoring requests.


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