Senior Internal Auditor

Ilford / remote working
£41,586 to £44,628 + benefits
10 May 2022
05 Jun 2022
Contract Type

Location:  Town Hall and Lynton House, Ilford with good remote working flexibility

Hours:  36 hours per week (full time) / part time considered

Salary:  £41,586 to £44,628 per annum (LBR12)


Are you a qualified Internal Auditor or Accountant with experience gained within a council, public or third sector background with skills in helping organisations improve through high quality, risk-based internal audits?  If so, we would love to hear from you!

As a Senior Internal Auditor in the London Borough of Redbridge you will be responsible for leading on the delivery of audit and assurance activity across a complex and interesting range of organisations and services. 

You must hold full current membership of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors UK & Ireland or other Institutes of Internal Auditors that are part of IIA Global.  Or you must be a current member of one of the five CCAB bodies (ICAEW, ACCA, CIPFA, ICAS and Chartered Accountants Ireland) or CIMA.

This is a great opportunity to build on and develop your skill set as you will have responsibility for a varied and interesting portfolio of work, while also having the opportunity to grow your experience by working with new customers, applying varied audit approaches, and leading programmes of work.

As an experienced Internal Auditor, you will be able to demonstrate strong practical understanding of governance, risk management, control and assurance issues.  You will have a proven ability to work proactively with stakeholders to ensure Internal Audit work is focused on what matters and provides clear and insightful assurance opinions whilst helping the Council improve its operations where appropriate. 

Who are Redbridge Council:

Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London Borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we have developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We are one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London Borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the city.

At Redbridge we pride ourselves on a creating an inclusive work culture that is friendly, supportive, encourages new ideas and ultimately supports our aims to improve the standard of lives for all our residents. 

Benefits of working for Redbridge Council:

As well as a competitive salary, we are proud of the benefits we offer our employees, which include.

  • Excellent Pension provision via a salary-related, defined benefit scheme; 
  • 27 days holiday rising to 32 days after 5 years plus statutory and public holidays; 
  • Health and wellbeing; access to professional support and services;
  • Excellent on the job training and development; 
  • Season ticket advance (to purchase annual season ticket);
  • Carer Passport Scheme, support to staff who look after family/friends with a disability;
  • Eye test expenses support;
  • Nuffield Health – discounted rates for annual membership;
  • Good opportunities for flexible and remote working

More information: 

If you would like an informal chat about this opportunity, in the first instance please contact Greg Mortimer, Head of Audit on 020 8708 5412.

Application process:

Please apply online via the 'Apply' button. Applications not submitted via this route will not be accepted. 

All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.

We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief.

Closing date for applications is 5th June 2022

Interviews will take place week commencing 13th June 2022

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