Senior Internal Auditor

Permanent
London,
£55-65k

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Description

Leading global Telecommunications firm is looking for an experienced and qualified Internal Auditor to join their team.

Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager in a team of 5, the role can be based in either their Central London office (preferred) or their Basingstoke office.

Summary

Research, plan, and conduct multiple internal audit assignments to assess the company’s internal controls related to finance, operations and information technology.

 

Duties

Job Description

Execute end to end internal audits, including planning audit reviews, execution of fieldwork and writing of audit reports, for assigned portion of audit plan by testing compliance with established internal control policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.

Planning – Engage with business stakeholders to understand and document risks, controls and processes around specific audit topics in order to define the scope of audit reviews and the testing approach to be adopted. Create and document specific testing steps for audit execution, including formal planning documentation for circulation to business and IA stakeholders.

Fieldwork – Execute defined audit activity. Complete internal audit workpaper documentation according to the company’s quality standards and timelines. Communicate with internal audit management regarding testing status, audit issues and deadlines.

Reporting – Prepare and report audit findings and validate with business process owners. Report discrepancies as necessary. Produce draft internal audit reports for review with IA management and business owners. Identify opportunities for improving business processes, enhancing revenue, reducing costs or improving internal controls. Ensure integrity and reliability of the controls.

Requirements

Experience in internal audit or risk consulting essential.

Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIA, PIA or equivalent

The ideal candidate will have experience from a large corporate Commerce and Industry business. Experience from and Accounting Practice or Consultancy would also be useful

Skills

Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment, with an exceptional eye for detail. Self-starting and proactive in approach. Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and prioritize, as well as demonstrate excellent communication skills in order to successfully meet deadlines. Strong computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Demonstrated experience with audit software such as ACL, Access and/or SQL is a plus.