Internal Auditor

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1191870990
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Robert Walters are currently working with a leading national and multinational business that provides a centralised global support across its network of offices with a strong focus on finance. A crucial role for a re-established team has seen the need for an internal auditor to deliver the developing programme of internal audits, to identify weaknesses, process inefficiencies and provide practical and positive recommendations on findings

Robert Walters are currently working with a leading national and multinational business that provides a centralised global support across its network of offices with a strong focus on finance. A crucial role for a re-established team has seen the need for an internal auditor to deliver the developing programme of internal audits, to identify weaknesses, process inefficiencies and provide practical and positive recommendations on findings

Key responsibilities
  • Planning of internal audits
  • including drafting and distribution of notifications and scopes;
  • liaising with auditees for information in advance of the main audit.
  • Conducting internal audit fieldwork focussing on core financial controls and operational risk (including IT).
  • Internal audit work should be conducted in a constructive and collaborative way; with an open and enquiring mind. (As opposed to simply following a checklist or work programme)
  • The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of developing new work programmes and thinking about what risks an audit needs to address.
  • Documenting audit work to re-performance standards and ensuring adequate evidence is held on file regarding any control weaknesses or audit findings.
  • Drafting internal audit reports that convey the findings and risks in a succinct and readable style.

Key candidate requirements
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ ACCA / CIMA / IIA) and/or equivalent.
  • Experience in conducting internal audits with focus on financial controls.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work and conduct internal audits independently when required.
  • Ability to comfortably work with a co-source partner or directly with the head of internal audit on larger projects.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills for analysing financial data and recording audit findings.
  • Able to interact and engage positively with people at all levels of an organisation. Comfortably working in different cultures. Maintaining a positive and friendly inter-personal manner.
  • A good understanding of financial processes, controls and the risks arising from these.
  • Flexible in approach: comfortable with both planned work and ad hoc work that may be periodically requested.

If you would like to hear more about this particular opportunity, then please contact Marcus Pratt at Robert Walters on 0161 240 7462 or email

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