Senior Internal Audit Manager

Nationwide (UK)
£52,667 (National) / £56,694 (London) + benefits
24 Mar 2021
11 Apr 2021
Contract Type


Since 1862, HM Land Registry has protected and guaranteed people’s land and property rights by keeping and maintaining the Land Register for England and Wales. HM Land Registry plays an important role in the property market, underpinning property ownership worth over £7 trillion across England and Wales. Our ambition is to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data.

HM Land Registry (HMLR) are looking to appoint two Senior Internal Audit Managers, who will report directly the Head of Internal Audit. You will play an essential role in the delivery of assurance services to support HMLR's ambition and you will have a pragmatic approach to governance and change.

You will be responsible to lead a team, with overall responsibility for a range of audits and assignments. You will influence changes to the environment, so that risk is managed more effectively. With access to high profile work, you will work alongside key decision makers, audit specialists and private sector contractors, challenging and developing your skills, as well as ensuring we meet our customer expectations.

Job description

The main duties will include:

  • Engage effectively with senior stakeholders to support the identification and management of key risks and to promote effective governance, risk management, control and assurance arrangements
  • Deliver Internal Audit plans in line with quality, time and budget requirements to support robust assurance opinions and other agreed stakeholder requirements
  • Develop and maintain strong, effective professional relationships with senior management teams in individual directorates across HMLR, establishing a ‘Business Partner’ model to identify specific assurance requirements and provide value-adding professional insight to help directorates manage risk and control frameworks effectively
  • Develop and maintain strong, effective professional relationships with audit and assurance providers across government to ensure alignment with wider public sector assurance provision and industry best practice
  • Lead high risk or complex audit assignments; prepare and present progress reports to Audit and Risk Committee and other Boards/Committees
  • Continuously improve the team’s methodology and approach including effective use of technology drawing on best practice
  • Lead people to manage, recognise and reward good performance; promote personal and professional development; nurture and manage talent; act promptly on feedback and issues; promote equality and diversity


You must hold one of the below Technical Memberships/Qualifications:

  • Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors UK & Ireland
  • Other Institutes of Internal Auditors that are part of IIA Global


  • Accountancy - Fully Qualified, current member of one of the five CCAB bodies (ICAEW, ACCA, CIPFA, ICAS and Chartered Accountants Ireland) or CIMA.

You will be able to demonstrate recent practical internal audit experience and strong audit & assurance expertise, with the ability to establish relationships and influence diverse senior stakeholders. You will develop effective governance, aligned to strategic priorities, reduce risk and manage internal control arrangements. You will be able to effectively communicate, negotiate and challenge in a professional manner, while managing other assurance providers to ensure maximum value in providing assurance.


We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Changing and Improving
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Managing a Quality Service
  • Delivering at Pace

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors UK & Ireland
  • Other Institutes of Internal Auditors that are part of IIA Global OR
  • Accountancy - Fully Qualified, current member of one of the five CCAB bodies


A great place to work
HM Land Registry is a vibrant place to work with sport and social events and a variety of clubs. We offer flexible working to help you achieve a work-life balance that works for you and us.

Where difference is celebrated
We’re committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve.

Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan.


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

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