Senior Internal Auditor

Posted 9 April by Robert Walters Easy Apply

Please note: Please note that ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualification is essential for this role - if you do not have this you will not be considered. Audit experience is also essential and project experience desirable.

The salary for this role is: £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus package - there is no flexibility on this

Requirements of the Senior Internal Auditor:

  • Perform risk-based internal audit reviews, ensuring that all reviews focus on the design and effectiveness of systems, processes and internal controls (including those in respect of fraud prevention)

Through the performance of internal audit reviews:

  • Ensure internal controls are efficient and effective to mitigate operational and strategic risks to acceptable levels, assets are adequately protected, and significant financial, managerial, and operating information is accurate, reliable, and timely
  • Determine whether business units, processes, and systems are operating as intended by management and comply with company policies and applicable regulations
  • Effectively document and report internal audit results to management through objective presentation of issues
  • Identify cost-effective action plans jointly with management and ensure that action plans properly address the key risks
  • Prepare written audit reports and assist in the presentation of audit results to senior management and Executive management
  • Strive to continuously improve communication to appropriate management levels to maximise the value of internal audit services
  • Follow-up on previous recommendations to ensure that on-time and appropriate actions are taken to resolve weaknesses
  • Assist, as required, the internal audit co-source partner, including test execution support on audits where applicable
  • Provide assistance and liaise with the external auditors to ensure audits also address aspects relevant to the external audit
  • Lead and supervise other auditors on internal audit assignments as required, including undertaking audit file reviews as directed by the Head of Corporate Audit
  • Make recommendations for the annual Audit Plan to the Board based on insights from engaging with the business, experience of issues / themes raised in the previous year's audit cycle and from wider observations / understanding of developments within the Society
  • Provide insight and contributions to evaluate and improve the Society's risk management processes. Identify areas of potential risk and inefficiency within the business for inclusion within the annual Audit Plan
  • To assist with ad-hoc management requests, special projects, fraud investigations and/or be involved in one-off exercises as directed by the Head of Corporate Audit in relation to any corporate activity which the Society is or may be involved in
  • Provide advice and consultancy services to management on risks and how to effectively manage them
  • Preparation of reports for, and when required attendance at, the Society's Executive Risk & Governance Committee (ERGC) and/or Audit Committee

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Relevant professional qualification (e.g. ACA, CMIIA, ACCA etc)
  • Degree (or equivalent) educated - minimum 2:1
  • Demonstrable audit experience particularly within a professional, commercial environment
  • Knowledge of modern audit concepts, techniques and project management
  • Proven ability to understand regulations and see how they apply in a practical way to the business
  • Proven ability to review systems of control
  • Good analytical and decision making skills
  • Strong client service focus with drive for continuous improvement, innovation and quality
  • Strong overall business and commercial acumen

Desirable

  • Big 4 background
  • IT Audit, Data Analytics or CAATS

Required skills

  • IT Audit

Reference: 34855249

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