Senior Internal Auditor

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Recruiter
RSM
Location
Flexible across the London, Central and Southern regions
Salary
Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted
25 Sep 2020
Closes
25 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
0-25% Travel

Overall Purpose

Responsible for undertaking a range of complex and specialist audits at client's sites, in accordance with our Internal Audit standards. Working as an individual and leading a team to deliver high quality Internal Audits within required timescales and budgets.
 

Responsibilities

  • To 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
  • To manage, perform and control internal audit assignments embracing assignment planning programming, conduct and control of audit work and reporting findings 
  • To draft audit planning documents for approval / review by Client / Management
  • Preparing draft audit reports and working paper files to high quality standards and within the SLA on allocated audits, adding value and good practice
  • To lead and supervise more junior staff on individual assignments including staff motivation, discipline and technical audit guidance
  • To provide job training and guidance for auditors and training for more junior auditors
  • To perform the audit of more complex and specialist areas
  • To undertake review work in respect of significant findings
  • To assist management in ensuring that assignments are completed to time and budget
  • Assessment of performance of Team Members and provision of feedback
  • To be aware of and advise management of any potential additional work opportunities at existing clients 
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders across a wide variety of clients
  • To participate in the firm’s appraisal and development process
  • It is the duty of all employees to ensure they are familiar with and comply with all the firm’s policies e.g. health and safety etc
  • Any other duties as required by management

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications

  • A relevant professional qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, IIA or CIMA.  Consideration will be given to those who are nearing completion of their qualification.

Technical skills

  • Previous experience of working in internal audit
  • To have good technical knowledge of the internal audit process, individual subjects and sector issues relevant to your work
  • Ability to review and control technical content of work of others to ensure compliance with relevant regulation and Internal Audit Standards
  • To provide support as required to team members 
  • To understand the range of additional services that the firm can provide to meet clients’ needs 
  • Identification and 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 clients
  • 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
  • Encourage teamwork and develop leadership skills


Commitment /Attitude to work

  • Take responsibility for resolving issues by either dealing with it personally or referring upwards where required
  • Take responsibility for self-development.
  • Be able to train, coach and develop team members and provide support to other staff as required
  • Show enthusiasm and self-motivation to provide excellent service
  • Show respect for others by listening to their views and suggestions
  • Be a team player by putting the team's needs before your own
  • Be pro-active and demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement, such as raising queries and challenging existing practices
  • Ability to be flexible when managing inconsistent and varying workloads 


Other

  • The post holder will be expected to travel to more local client's sites in their own time
  • Occasional overnight stays away from home will be necessary
  • Access to a car and full Driving Licence required