Our Audit Division have built a reputation to consistently deliver the most personable, meticulous, resilient, driven and committed of audit professionals to meet the high expectations of our clients’ permanent and contract mandates. These important qualities are often difficult to grasp from a CV and even from televetting a candidate. Through our commitment to Quality Assurance and the combination of our thorough vetting process, face to face meetings and long-lasting relationships built over many years with known, trusted and proven audit professionals, GA Global’s Consultants constantly meet our clients’ expectations successfully and surpass our candidate aspirations, in finding their ideal position.
We not only focus on sourcing candidates with the required technical ability, knowledge and experience but also place emphasis on interpersonal and softer skills, which tend to be amplified within the Audit sphere. These skills, which are centred around people, their attitudes to change, assurance, governance and best in class business processes, whether finance, operational or technology in nature, form an important part of our selection focus.
We offer accounting qualified professionals with an inherent understanding of technical accounting procedures on an international stage. The candidates that we are able to provide, come from practice and or large blue chip backgrounds, possessing exposure to businesses of varying sizes and complexity. Relationships with such individuals have been forged according to sector specialism, which in turn, ensures a clear comprehension of processes and the resulting figures that help to formulate the balance sheet as well as their resultant effect on periodic company performance.
Typical Financial Audit assignments would involve detailed GAAP / IFRS knowledge, including Accruals, Convergence, Journals, Ledgers, Trial Balances, Financial Statements, Revenue Recognition, Forensic Accounting, Fund Accounting, Management Accounting, Cost Accounting and Treasury.
We have amassed an exceptional network of IIA and accounting qualified operational audit professionals of the highest industry standing. We can leverage these long-term relationships to source the best industry audit talent across a variety of sector specialisms. Operational audits are extremely varied in nature and hence reiterate the need for professionals that offer sector specialism, understanding processes which are specific to the particular industry. Examples of assignment focus include Underwriting and Claims (Insurance), Front, Middle and Back Office Functions (Banking), Billing and Usage (Telecoms), Supply Chain and Distribution (Logistics), Factory & Warehouse (Manufacturing), Hotels and Airlines (Travel and Entertainment), Upstream and Downstream (Oil & Gas), Stock (Retail), Exports (Mining), Campaign Effectiveness (Media) and R&D (Healthcare).
Typical positions placed within Financial and Operational Audit:
- Director of Internal Audit
- Senior Internal Audit Manager
- Internal Audit Manager
- Lead Auditor
- Senior Internal Auditor
- Internal Auditor
We possess a developed network and database of CISA and QiCA qualified IT Auditors covering all aspects of IT, including applications, infrastructure, networking, support, mobile devices, online services and new initiatives. GA Global’s Consultants demonstrate a genuine capability to successfully solve all IT Audit resource requirements. We are able to offer professionals with detailed exposure to the automated audit process, utilising specialist audit software (ACL and CAAT). In addition, we can offer resource to aid implementation, support and further development of ERP based Governance Risk & Compliance software, aiding businesses, in their ongoing quest for improved governance and added assurance.
Typical positions placed:
- Director of Internal Audit (IT)
- Senior IT Internal Audit Manager
- IT Audit Manager
- Lead IT Auditor
- Senior IT Auditor
- IT Auditor
The field of Information Security addresses confidentiality, integrity and availability, across an organisation’s hardware, software and communications, highlighting and implementing standards to protect against and prevent unauthorised access to information, in addition to its use, disruption or removal. Our CISSP qualified and SC cleared professionals possess expertise in information risk, governance, data privacy, financial crime, securing networks and infrastructure, applications, penetration testing, infosec auditing, data protection, business continuity planning, disaster recovery, digital forensics, HMG security policy frameworks and CLAS consulting.
Typical positions placed:
- Director of Information Security
- Information Security Manager
- Information Security Consultant
- IT Governance and Data Manager
- Head of Data Protection
- Data Protection Manager
- Data Protection Officer
- Data Security Consultant
- CLAS Consultant
- Disaster Recovery Expert