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Senior Auditor

Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA)
UK wide
£44,900 - £55,974 + benefits
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

Job Details

​​​​Working Pattern: This post is available on a full time, part time or job share basis, and flexible working hours can be accommodated.

Location: We will consider applications from people able to access the following offices: Birmingham, Blackpool, Bootle, Bristol, Leeds and Newcastle. We also have roles available in the following locations for colleagues based in the Ministry of Defence (MOD) team: Boscombe Down, Bristol (Abbey Wood), Corsham, Lichfield, London and Portsmouth

Salary: London: £48,400 - £55,974 / National: £44,900 - £49,480

Are you an audit professional, looking for a new opportunity? We may have the role for you!

About Us

The Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA) provides internal audit services and support for the UK government. Our customers include all ministerial departments and many non-ministerial departments, agencies and public bodies.

At GIAA we are passionate about innovation. We are forward looking and work together to embed new ideas, ways of working and technologies to keep our thinking and work fresh, modern and effective.

This is an exciting time to join us. The introduction of our Audit Response Team (ART), alongside our embedded customer-facing teams, means we can elevate our impact across UK central government by ensuring we are responsive and agile whilst also continuing to meet our customers’ needs.

We are recruiting a number of roles for both our customer facing and audit response teams.

For our customer facing roles, you will work closely with a single customer, developing a detailed and deep understanding of your customer’s activity and learning about their business.

For roles in our Audit Response Team (ART), you’ll deliver a portfolio of audits across a number of our customers, working closely with our customer teams.

With access to high profile work, you will work alongside key decision makers, audit specialists and private sector contractors within the Agency, challenging and developing your skills as well as ensuring we meet our customers’ expectations.

The variety and contribution of these roles is unparalleled across government. No two days will ever be the same in these fast-paced roles that will provide challenge, stretch and the opportunity to make a positive difference to the successful delivery of the UK government’s goals.

About the Job

In these roles, you will:

  • Lead on the development and implementation of audit plans for our customers
  • Coordinate the delivery of a portfolio of risk-based audits, managing auditors and collaborating closely with senior officials to ensure effective delivery
  • Lead a team of auditors, building an inclusive and supportive team, setting direction and providing support, advice and development
  • Support Senior Audit Managers and Group Chief Internal Auditors, playing an active part in the delivery of corporate objectives to develop and grow the Agency About You

We are looking for individuals with significant experience of successfully planning, managing and delivering a portfolio of risk-based internal audit reviews. You will have strong critical thinking skills, and be comfortable building relationships across an organisation at all levels, influencing senior officials to adopt good practice.

You will also need to be full or part quailed in Internal Audit or Accountancy, and hold membership of a relevant professional body.

About Us

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, and we welcome applications from candidates who wish to work flexibly, for example, part-time, term time or job share.

Benefits of working for the Government Internal Audit Agency

  • Competitive salaries and in year rewards
  • Flexible working
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme with employer contributions starting from 27%.
  • Discounts on big brands and supermarkets, online shops and on the high street.
  • Paid volunteering days
  • Season ticket loans/Cycle to work scheme
  • Free eyesight test
  • Family friendly HR policies
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing one day each year to 30 days after 5 years’ service

For more information about the GIAA, role, salary, benefits, who to contact and how to apply please follow the Apply link.

If you need any reasonable adjustments to take part in the selection process, please tell us about this in your online application form, or speak to the recruitment team.

Apply before 11:55 pm on Monday 24th June 2024


The Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA) was established as an Executive Agency of HM Treasury on 1 April 2015, and is the specialist provider of internal audit and counter fraud and investigation services to central government.  We will also help our customers to understand and manage their risks and to ensure exemplary standards of governance.

We’re responsible for:

  • reviewing the functions and activities of government and public sector organisations, and assessing their efficiencies and risks
  • making recommendations for improvement, based on our assessments
  • adding value to public services and improving how effectively organisations provide them

The Agency currently provides services to over 60 Government Departments and a wide range of diverse government bodies associated with those Departments.

Our vision is to be the primary, trusted and expert provider of consistent, high quality audit, assurance and counter fraud services across government that are valued by our customers and recognised as a catalyst for improvement. Our Service is one in which the most talented want to work and are proud to say they have worked.

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