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Audit and Risk Manager (9-months contract) - Malta
Job ID: 7239
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Malta

Job description:
Our client is seeking a dedicated and conscientious Audit and Risk Manager, with experience of running internal audit and risk management programs to positively impact and improve their gold standard approach to providing a world class experience  in a heightened regulatory environment. 
 
You will ensure that company’s operations continue to have robust processes by execution and delivery of audits of various business areas which continue to develop in line with the needs of the business and are consistent with applicable gambling law and regulation at all times. 
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Performing internal audit work within set time frames, maintaining adequate documentation and providing assistance in the compilation of audit work programmes
  • Identifying key areas of risk within the Group, evaluating risk areas and assisting in the development of the annual risk-based internal audit plan
  • Overseeing and coordinating of audit and internal control related activities within the company whilst executing Internal Audit assignments, including planning, development of internal audit programmes, identifying and defining issues and reviewing and analysing evidence
  • Developing and conducting audits that meet International Internal Auditing (IIA) standards to determine the reliability and effectiveness of controls, operational efficiencies and compliance with selected policies, procedures, regulations and legislation
  • Providing reports, feedback and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders for improvement and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices
  • Examining the efficiency and effectiveness of Group operations including non-financial cycles
  • To improve the internal corporate governance structures and internal control procedures within the Group one must map systems, identifying weaknesses, and provide efficient business recommendations.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned to support the work of the Internal Audit Unit
  • Review risk reports drafted by the team and assess their quality
  • Draft risk management policies and procedures
  • Create a risk response plan
  • Research risk factors that can affect the gaming industry
  • Liaise with different authorities
  • Provide regular activity updates to Management and Board

Requirements:
 
  • A recognised qualification in Internal Auditing
  • The ideal candidate must possess knowledge of internal auditing techniques with a background in this area from either banking/insurance or gaming.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work on own initiative, handle unrelated, non-routine jobs and must be IT literate
  • Must be able to interpret the results of numerical analysis
  • Proactive self-motivated, ability to manage competing deadlines and complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • An enquiring mind, self-confident, who is not scared to challenge conventional wisdom 
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills, able to analyse large data sets to formulate insight-led recommendations in a compelling way
  • Naturally organised with exceptional attention to detail 
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written with ability to communicate to senior leaders
  • Ability to influence and demonstrate thought leadership, using data and insights
  • Confident in building and maintaining a large professional network with key stakeholders.
  • Able to prepare MI, KPIs and reports for management.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office, including but not limited to the ability to manipulate data to create detailed MI and reports
  • Proficient in the reporting features of Excel, comfortable in creating, utilising and combining formula to identify trends to produce comprehensive analysis and reports
  • Able to interpret complex data and use this to present comprehensive MI and reporting to inform strategic decision making
  • Ideally have experience of working within the gambling industry in a similar role and understanding of the UKGC, MGA regulations and any other country advantageous (EG Spain, Sweden, Italy etc)
  • Organised, to plan and manage workload and competing deadlines
  • Proactive problem solver, who can confidently assess procedures and policy and the application within an operation
 
Please send your CV to Gosia@bettingconnections.com if you are interested in this role.