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Global Internal Auditor

Audit and Risk Recruitment
Up to £55,000 for the right candidate
Closing date
12 May 2024

Job Details

Audit and Risk Recruitment have partnered with a well known high street brand in the search for a Global Internal Auditor. Based in Nottingham, this is an excellent chance to join a highly regarded team, with a clear progression pathway to internal audit manager and beyond.

About the role

You will operate as part of the independent and objective team to provide assurance to the Board, Audit Committee and other key stakeholders on the effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal controls, and make recommendations to support their improvement.

The role of Auditor exists to deliver assigned scope areas of audits from the Audit Plan to time, cost and quality. Audits typically review a specific business area, function or program and normally cover governance, financial, operational and IT processes and controls.

The role requires you to have knowledge and practical experience relevant to Internal Audit, and knowledge of broader areas including governance, risk and control. As the degree and pace of change in the company is significant you will be required to stay current with key changes, understand the implications for risk and control, and reflect these in your work.

The Responsibilities of the Auditor role include:

  • Completing assigned audit activities to time and quality under the direction of team members, and in accordance with the Internal Audit Methodology. The Auditor will be involved in all stages of the audit lifecycle, being: Planning; Fieldwork; Reporting and Follow Up.
  • Utilising a range of audit techniques including data analysis tools and procedures; adapting approaches to test processes effectively and efficiency.
  • Support the drafting of succinct, clear and balanced audit findings for inclusion in the fieldwork update meeting slides and reports.
  • Supporting the tracking of the completion of actions required to rectify audit issues identified in the audit reports, escalating overdues.
  • Working on audits across the group spanning a number of countries, requiring business knowledge, networking and relationship building skills, as well as the ability to recognise and adapt to different cultures and ways of working.

What you'll need to have

  • Accounting Professional qualification (ACA, ICAS, CIMA, ACCA, MBA, CMIIA or equivalent) or formal qualification in Internal Audit (CIA)
  • Technical knowledge of internal audit practice, governance, risk management and internal control with relevant practical experience.
  • Strong academic qualifications including a bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Written and verbal communication skills with ability to translate and/or summarise technical issues.
  • Naturally inquisitive, self-motivated with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to operate in a team, demonstrating adaptability to ensure successful delivery of team and personal objectives.

It would be great if you also have:

  • Basic experience of advanced audit techniques including programme assurance, contract risk, data analytics and risk/control advisory.
  • Basic knowledge of financial reporting standards (US GAAP, IFRS), Sarbanes Oxley type compliance programmes; auditing large programmes and knowledge of programme governance frameworks (PRINCE2, Agile, MSP) is highly desirable.
  • Project management and organizational skills.
  • Auditing core IT General Controls.
  • Building relationships and managing stakeholders.
  • Experience of working internationally including across cultures.

The benefits

They have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:

  • Retirement Savings Plan pension scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Competitive Holiday Allowance
  • Excellent onsite facilities including staff shop, opticians (including free eye tests for team members), gym, cafeteria and outdoor seating spaces


Up to £55k for the right candidate


Audit and Risk Recruitment specialises in the recruitment and assessment of audit, IT audit, compliance and risk professionals across Professional Services, Industry and Commerce and Financial Services.

Established by leading industry consultants with over 20 years’ experience, we have successfully placed ‘000’s of audit, IT audit, compliance and risk professionals into over 300 companies across the UK, Europe, APAC and North America.

Alongside our two sister brands, Tax & Treasury Recruitment and Sustainability Recruitment we are a part of Platform 1 Recruitment Group Ltd.

Company info
0203 626 0500

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