Internal Auditor

Company Name Withheld
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • A leading charity operating in the care sector
  • A key role that assists in protecting the assets of the trust

About Our Client

My not for profit client provides high quality person centred care for older people. Residential, Nursing and specialist dementia care, as well as intermediate, respite and day care services are available.

Job Description

The ideal Internal Auditor will be able to demonstrate experience in auditing, either external or internal.The key accountabilities of the Internal Auditor are:

  • Develop and agree the annual audit plan with the Finance Director and Finance, Audit and Risk Committee providing regular reporting and updates of risks, issues, and opportunities
  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk and control management over the operation's effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance to Trust policy and procedures
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect the audit's results, including making recommendations for improvement
  • Follows up audit findings, giving coaching and advice to auditees to ensure recommendations are fully understood and implemented
  • Ensure audit recommendations are fully implemented in conjunction with operations and the regional finance teams
  • Responsible for regular review and development of Company policies in collaboration with stakeholders in the Trust
  • Determines best practice in process and co-ordinates dissemination across the Trust
  • Advises on governance and risk associated with new initiatives or change management projects in the Trust
  • Lead an investigation in the event of an unsatisfactory audit
  • Liaise with external auditors during the year end process
  • Manages their own professional development by keeping up-to date with professional standards and management techniques ensuring best practice is used throughout compliance work
  • Ability to make recommendations in the face of conflicting pressures
  • Strives to deliver outstanding results and service to the Trust
  • Ensures and maintains strict confidentiality over employee data and proprietary Trust information, ensuring full compliance with Data Protection Act provision and internal policies.

The Internal Auditor role is based in Witney with regular travel to Oxfordshire, Lincolnshire, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Internal Auditor will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in auditing, either external or internal
  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles, procedures and practices of accounting, financial, records and transactions
  • Knowledge of financial and audit standards, regulations and requirements
  • Proven track record in planning and delivering incisive audit reports and recommendations
  • Can demonstrate delivery of recommendations and continuous improvement of controls
  • Experience of developing financial policies and controls

and will also be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

  • Methodical and able to plan and organise with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and retain effective relationships with other staff within the Trust
  • Professional manner demonstrating influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Carries out individual responsibilities within a team structure. Shares information and ideas across the team and contributes towards team development and performance to achieve goals;
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, and preserves in order to achieve results and meet deadlines;
  • Maintains effective performance under pressure but knows when to ask for assistance from appropriate individuals;
  • Able to communicate information and ideas (written or orally) in a clear, concise manner;
  • Proactively seeks out opportunities to improve current processes and contributes ideas to continuously improve the quality of service provided by the finance function;
  • Conducts self in a professional manner at all times and respects the rights and feelings of others;
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality, financial controls and procedures;
  • Pays care and attention to the quality of work output. Continues to learn and develop the competencies required for current and future roles;
  • Understands the goals and strategies of the Trust and aligns own work accordingly. Understands how the job responsibilities relate to the larger work of the Trust;
  • Able to work independently under own direction and initiative in a time sensitive environment;
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload, multi-task, adapt quickly to change, and deliver under the pressure of deadlines.

What's on Offer

£50,000 - £55,000 package plus benefits

Ref Code: MPCN13890457Z

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