Senior Internal Auditor

Various UK Locations
£35,176 (£38,409 - Croydon) + allowance up to £8,245 *
01 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description

Are you looking to be part of an innovative and dynamic Internal Audit Team? Have you assisted with the management and development of an internal audit service, specifically the development of policies/strategies and procedures? 

If so, we are looking for you to join our forward thinking organisation, at HM Land Registry (HMLR) and send your CV to us today. 

HMLR play a vitally important role in the property market, underpinning property ownership worth over £4 trillion across England and Wales including over £1 trillion of mortgages. We’ve been safeguarding land and homes for the last 150 years and play a critical role in supporting the government’s housing and infrastructure objectives. This uniqueness is part of what makes us so special. The other part is our people. 

You will support Managers throughout the organisation with advice on risk control issues, undertaking internal audit assignments as directed by the Head of Internal Audit, Senior Internal Audit Manager and the Audit and Risk Committee. Reviewing and reporting on HMLR's governance, risk management and control frameworks. 

To be successful in this role, you will be a qualified internal auditor or accountant, who can demonstrate strong audit and assurance knowledge and expertise. You will be an effective communicator, working with senior leaders within the organisation. You will also have an analytical approach to information and data, with a keen eye for detail. 

For more information about this role please see the attached job description.


Relevant Internal Audit qualification (CMIIA/CIA or equivalent) OR Accountancy qualification (CCAB/CIMA or equivalent)


Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.


We offer very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer. 


* This role will attract an Audit or Accountancy allowance subject to the applicant holding the relevant qualification, up to £8,245. Auditor allowance £4,709 / Accountancy allowance £8,245.


This position is available to work in the following locations:
Birkenhead, North West, CH41 6DU : Croydon, London, CR0 2AQ : Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 3BH : Durham, North East, DH1 5TR : Weymouth, South West, DT4 9TT : Gloucester, South West, GL1 1DQ : Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire and the Humber, HU2 8JN : Leicester, East Midlands, LE3 5DR : Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 7AU : Peterborough, Eastern, PE1 1QF : Plymouth, South West, PL6 5WS : Preston, North West, PR4 1TE : Swansea, Wales, SA7 9FQ : Telford, West Midlands, TF3 4LR

Things you need to know

Successful candidates must pass basic security checks.

Nationality statement

Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules.

If you're applying for a role requiring security clearance please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar. However certain posts may have restrictions which could affect those who do not have sole British nationality or who have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Strengths and Experience.

We will ask you to copy and paste your CV into the application form. You should provide details of how you meet the essential criteria listed on the job description, referring to the Experience section. 

If successful we will ask you to attend an interview. 

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available on our website. 


Candidates in their probationary period are eligible to apply for vacancies within this department.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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Contact point for applicants

If you wanted to have an informal discussion about this role before applying then please contact Stuart on 0300 006 6743 or 07710 763082 who would be happy to tell you more about this opportunity. 

For further information on the recruitment process please contact our hr resourcing team.

Sift/interview dates and location

We will try and arrange interviews for as soon as possible after the shortlist.

Further information

If you would like further information about the use of your personal data, please visit our website. 

GIAA – Government’s medium-term aim is for all internal audit resources within the Civil Service to become part of the Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA), an executive agency of HM Treasury. However, at this time there is currently no formally agreed schedule for when HM Land Registry internal auditors will move to GIAA. 

Candidates can claim travel costs if they attend an interview/selection stage for the vacancy. 

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