Internal Auditor

Posted 21 July 2022
Salary £40000 - £42500 per annum
Job type Permanent
Contact NamePhil Dewhurst

Job description

A great opportunity has arisen to be part of a globally recognised business based in Greater London within the Audit department.

We are looking for an Internal Auditor to accompany the business. There is already a well established team in place, comprising of a Head of Audit, 2 x Senior Auditors and an Audit Manager. The whole team is headed up by the Director of Assurance.

This particular role will sit in the team and focus on internal audit. It would suit someone who is looking to step into their next audit role and gain experience with a FTSE-listed business who has general knowledge and experience of IT auditing skills such as understanding of IT general controls, IT security and user access control. It is a hybrid office role, meaning a couple of days in the office and the rest of the time working from home.

Below are more in-depth responsibilities that paints a strong picture of the role in its current state:

Audit Planning:

Use internal and external research to develop a thorough understanding of the audit area/process under review and plan the audit to determine objectives and scope of work to be performed. On the guidance of the Senior Auditor, develop a detailed test programme to support the overall audit objective.

Audit fieldwork:

Demonstrate depth of business knowledge throughout the course of the review. On the guidance of the Senior Auditor, complete fieldwork in an efficient and effective manner to ensure that budgeted deadlines are met without sacrificing depth of testing and overall review quality. Document audit testing to ensure audit objectives are achieved, and compile, consolidate and prioritise the results.

Audit Reporting:

Support the Senior Auditor in drafting clear and concise audit findings for inclusion in the audit report that include a clear line of sight between the issues raised and action plans. On the guidance of the Senior Auditor, provide pragmatic actions to address the root cause of any control issues identified. Discuss audit findings and proposed actions with management and agree appropriate mitigation and time frames for implementation.

Management Actions:

Support the delivery of monthly management action reporting process to ensure updates are received, analysed and reported accurately and senior managers/Exec are appropriately engaged.

Annual Audit Planning:

Using internal and external research and meetings with key stakeholders to provide support to the development of the risk based Internal Audit plan.

Qualifications: Educated to degree level - must have experience in an internal audit or assurance role previously. Bonus if you have or are studying towards a professional qualification in audit of accounting.

If you are looking for your next role and are degree-educated, have experience in audit and are willing to move into a fast paced environment where learning is key, then get in touch today -

Thanks and good luck!

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