Senior Internal Auditor

Posted 17 September by Rec Sense Recruitment

Senior Internal Auditor - c.£35-40k + study support & travel expenses - Milton Keynes


We are seekingan internal audit specialists to work across a range of public or

corporate sector clients. We would be particularly interested in individuals who have experience of Sarbanes-Oxley

work in addition to Internal Audit, but most importantly are looking for ambitious qualified staff keen to progress their

careers in a large multi-national accounting and advisory practice. Our continued growth across markets has led to

further opportunities coming onto the market. We work across a range of specialist sectors and would in particular

welcome candidates with experience in Central Government, Manufacturing, Construction, Real-estate and

About the company and department

You will be responsible for undertaking a range of complex and specialist audits at client sites, across both financial

and operational systems. You should:

  • Understand the key risks identified by management and the controls put in place to address those risks within each

area of the Client’s Annual Audit Plan;

  • Manage, perform and control internal audit assignments embracing assignment planning, conducting fieldwork and

reporting findings;

  • Draft audit planning documents for review by Client/Management;
  • Prepare draft audit reports and supporting working files to high quality standards on agreed audits;
  • Lead and supervise more junior staff on individual assignments including staff motivation, training and technical

audit guidance;

  • Perform the audit of more complex and specialist areas;
  • Assist management in completion of assignments to time and budget;
  • Identify opportunities for further work opportunities at existing clients;
  • Participate in the firm’s appraisal and development processes;
  • Ensure familiarity and compliance with all the firm’s policies; and
  • Any other duties as required by Management

About the ideal candidate

You will be a self-starter willing to work hard to progress your career in a dynamic working environment. We are

looking for strong individuals able to flourish within a hard-working team environment and who are keen to progress

towards management or to specialise within specific areas of Internal Audit moving forwards. The ideal candidate will

have the following attributes:

  • Good technical knowledge of internal audit process, internal control, individual subjects and relevant sector


  • Ability to review and control technical content of work of others to ensure compliance with relevant regulation and

Internal Audit Standards

  • Ability to provide support as required to team members;
  • An understanding of the range of services that the client provides to meet clients’ needs;
  • Pro-active management of own training and development needs;

Communication (oral, electronic, written)

  • Oral - able to express ideas and information with clarity and confidence, especially when communicating with


  • Good working relationship with clients to understand their needs and requirements;
  • Relay appropriate and timely information in respect of assignments to others;
  • Listening - demonstrate the ability to listen, evaluate and apply information gained;
  • Written - prepare draft reports and technical working papers;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Gain confidence and respect of colleagues and clients;
  • Share own experience and expertise with others;



  • Access to a car and a clean driving licence (when based outside of London office)
  • Flexibility and willingness for some travel
  • Two years working within Internal Audit


  • Experience of Internal Audit within the public sector
  • Experience of Internal Audit within the corporate sector
  • Sarbanes-Oxley experience;
  • Self-starter, ambitious, team-player

Senior Internal Auditor - c.£35-40k + travel expenses - Milton Keynes

Senior Internal Auditor - c.£35-40k + travel expenses - Milton Keynes

Senior Internal Auditor - c.£35-40k + travel expenses - Milton Keynes

Required skills

  • ACA
  • Audit
  • Internal Audit
  • Audit Reports

Application questions

Are you a fully qualified Internal Audit professional (i.e. CMIIA/ACA)?
Do you have a minimum of 2 years Internal Audit experience?
Do you live within a commutable distance of Milton Keynes?
Do you currently hold a full driving license?
Is your notice period in excess of 6 months?

Reference: 36132428

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