Internal Auditor

Broster Buchanan Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne
25 Feb 2018
25 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Overall Objectives:

1. To maintain and where appropriate strengthen the financial internal control environment within the Group

2. To support the Group in its obligations in respect of appropriate statutory reporting, accounting principles, tax obligations, other legislation and regulation.

Key Accountabilities:

* Input to and enhance the risk based assurance model within the Group

* Advise on the adequacy of the design of key financial systems to prevent and detect erroneous transactions and safeguard assets

* Conduct an agreed programme of work in order to effectively assess and test key financial processes and systems on a periodic basis in order to provide assurance that controls operate as designed by management

* Evaluate findings and work with colleagues to develop an agreed action plan to address any shortfalls identified and suggest improvements

* Monitor, support and report on progress of agreed action plans

* Suggest improvements to create efficiencies, or improve value for money

* Business process change - assess and advise on the impact of change on the internal controls on a consultancy basis

Experience & Qualifications:

* Sound knowledge and experience of risk based auditing techniques (internal and/or external audit) across a range of business activities

* A financial background, preferably a Qualified Accountant

* Experience of computer auditing techniques and/or data mining an advantage

* Good all round knowledge of desktop packages and specifically Excel

* Experience of the construction industry an advantage

Personal Skills:

* Excellent listening skills and the ability to turn data into information

* Good oral & written report and presentation skills

* Self motivated with the ability to plan and execute assignments to agreed objectives and standards

* An enquiring mind

* Good time management skills

* Ability to work effectively in a team as well as individually as demanded

* Strong influencing skills

* Ability to establish and build professional relationships

* Full clean driving licence

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