Internal Auditor

Jark PLC
Leeds, UK
15 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Jark Bradford Ltd Commercial Division are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for an Internal Auditor with an audit or financial qualification e.g. IIA, AAT to work in Leeds (LS1)

Role overview:
•To deliver a full internal audit service covering all the Combined Authority's functions and activities in accordance with Public Sector Internal Audit Standards (PSIAS).
•Undertaking individual audit assignments whilst evaluating the effectiveness of internal control, risk management and corporate governance.

•Take a pro-active approach to participating and delivering of your directorate's objectives.
•Demonstrate commitment to corporate processes and ensure that these are delivered at all times.
•Be a visible and enthusiastic team member, encouraging partnership working across the organisation.
•Take a positive approach to self-development.

Duties include:
•Responsible for the formulation of risk-based audit testing programmes and testing strategies, reviewing and assessing systems and procedures in terms of risk, reviewing compliance, ensuring the organisation is adhering to legal requirements, business rules, codes of practice, business ethics, internal guidelines and principles and research best practice.
•Apply data analysis software to interrogate systems and interpret the results of these activities.
•Complete audit and advisory reviews, evaluating the effectiveness of controls and recording results on testing schedules and templates (electronic audit working papers), managing a variety of stakeholders and their expectations.
•Prepare internal audit reports including audit recommendations, providing advice and guidance to managers and staff, delivering presentations and training as and when required.
•Undertake follow-up work and report on the implementation status of audit recommendations.
•Develop and continually update a detailed understanding of the Combined Authority's core functions and evaluate the impact of any new or changing legislation.
•Perform fraud investigations as and when required, in line with professional internal audit standards and guidance.
•Perform value for money and efficiency reviews, identifying ways in which the organisation can deliver better value for money and service.
•Undertake advisory/consultancy assignments as required
•Pro-actively monitor and evaluate risks and internal controls against changing business objectives. Research and assessing how well risk management processes are working.
•Typically works on horizons of up to one year, in line with the objectives set in the business plan.
•To uphold procedures in place to achieve your strategic objectives, suggesting amendments to processes as required.
•Ensuring compliance with the Combined Authority's health and safety policy.

•CIA or AAT qualified.
•Experience of auditing computerised systems and understanding the principles of financial accounting, ICT risks, control and security.
•Demonstrable understanding of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors code of ethics and integrity.
•Ability to identify the risk of fraud occurring and counter measures to detect, prevent and identify.
•Demonstrable understanding of the principles of performing efficiency reviews and conducting fraud investigations.
•In depth understanding and experience of the principles of internal control, Corporate Governance & Risk Management.
•Understanding of legislation which impacts on West Yorkshire Combined Authority's operations.

This is a temporary role

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm (37 hours per week)

Pay Rate: £12.56


This position is being advertised on behalf of Jark Bradford Ltd Commercial Division who operate as an employment business.

Should you have the correct experience please click apply to our JARK BRADFORD TEAM or email or call me Lisa Smith an up-to-date CV to


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