Senior Internal Auditor - London

Maclean Moore Ltd
London (Greater)
06 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client who are a leader in the UK Transportation industry are currently looking to strengthen their Group Finance department with a pro-active and analytical internal auditor.

The role

An overview of core responsibilities includes:

  • planning and delivering complex end-to-end business audits (financial, operational, commercial and compliance) as well as contributing to IT audits;
  • liaising with all levels of management and building successful relationships across the business;
  • supporting the Internal Audit (IA) leadership team on ad hoc projects and special investigations as required;
  • providing high quality written reports;
  • actively participating in the follow-up process, preparation for Audit Committee papers, and the formulation of the annual Internal Audit plan;
  • contributing to the identification and assessment of company risks, and
  • contributing to the continuous growth and development of the IA function.

The candidate

A summary of the key candidate requirements are as follows:

  • The individual will have a recognised accounting qualification (CA, ACA, ACCA etc) and, ideally, have trained with a Big 4 or a large accountancy practice. Prior experience of internal audit is required. A background of working in FTSE 250 organisations would be a distinct advantage, as would exposure to data analytics.
  • qualified accountant with experience of delivering internal audits for a multinational organisation
  • strong report writing skills
  • awareness of best practice approaches to risk management and internal controls
  • a sound understanding and knowledge of auditing general IT controls (data analytics experience an advantage)
  • willing and able to travel in the UK (around 40%) with occasional international travel

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