Senior Risk and Assurance Auditor

Athena Recruiting Services Ltd
Ipswich, Suffolk
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Client: Leading provider of professional advice to business and private clients with offices based in Colchester, Ipswich and Cambridge. They are specialists in accountancy, tax, audit, insurance and independent financial planning.

Senior Risk and Assurance Auditor


Risk and Assurance Service




9.00am to 5.00pm (when in office)

Reporting to:

Internal Audit Managers

Job Objective: To carry out internal audits for the Firm’s clients as directed.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

§ To undertake audits at clients as directed by Managers in accordance with the Firm’s internal audit procedures without direct supervision. This will encompass:

v Preparation of audit briefs and issuing to clients

v Audit preparation and planning

v Undertaking initial meetings at clients

v Fieldwork testing and completion of working papers to the required standard and format

v Undertaking debrief meetings

v Writing audit reports for audits undertaken

v Liaising with clients as necessary to organise audits and chase client responses to audit reports

v Maintaining audit files to the required standard and format.

§ To effectively manage your own time and plan your work to meet audit deadlines.

§ To attend departmental and other meetings as directed by Internal Audit Managers.

§ To assist Managers in other audit and non audit work as directed.

§ To act professionally at all times whether at the office or at client premises.

§ To supervise the work of less senior auditors during fieldwork.

§ To complete appropriate assignment file and report reviews.

§ To attend Audit Committee meetings and present appropriate reports.

Experience and key skills:

§ Minimum of one - two years internal audit experience.

§ Educated to A Level or degree standard.

§ Interested in or already undertaking the IIA Diploma in Internal Audit Practice (formerly the PIIA).

§ Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and work as part of a team.

§ Excellent knowledge / experience of I.T. in particular Microsoft Office packages.

§ Possess competent report writing skills.

§ Ability to analyse and interpret information.

§ An awareness of customer care and practical experience.