Senior Internal Auditor

  • Job Reference: 1352
  • Date Posted: 6 February 2024
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Internal Audit
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Ryan Tresidder

Job Description

We are delighted to partner with a prestigious Top 20 UK Accountancy Practice, renowned for their commitment to excellence in financial services and their dynamic approach to client service. Our client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Internal Auditor to join their team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead internal audit engagements, work with a diverse range of clients, and contribute to the continued success of a top-tier firm.

As a Senior Internal Auditor, you will play a key role in delivering high-quality internal audit services to a portfolio of clients. You will be responsible for planning, executing, and reporting on internal audit assignments, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and best practices. This position offers a unique chance to showcase your expertise, mentor junior team members, and contribute to the growth of the firm's internal audit practice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage internal audit engagements, overseeing the entire audit process from planning to completion.
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships, understanding their business operations and risk profiles.
  • Perform risk assessments, identify key controls, and plan audit strategies to address client objectives.
  • Conduct internal audit fieldwork, including substantive testing and analytical procedures.
  • Review and analyze audit findings, providing recommendations to improve internal controls and operational efficiency.
  • Prepare comprehensive internal audit reports and communicate findings to clients and management.
  • Stay updated on changes in internal audit regulations, accounting principles, and industry best practices.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior audit team members, fostering their professional development.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless service delivery and client satisfaction.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Professional qualification such as CIA, ACA, ACCA, or equivalent.
  • Significant internal audit experience (X+ years) within an accountancy practice or internal audit department.
  • Strong knowledge of internal auditing standards, risk assessment methodologies, and control frameworks.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective client interactions and team leadership.
  • Proven experience in team management and mentorship.
  • Proficiency in audit software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Analytical mindset with strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Enthusiasm for staying informed about changes in internal audit regulations.
  • A proactive approach to addressing challenges and delivering high-quality work.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare, retirement plans, and professional development support.
  • Opportunities for career advancement within a top-tier accountancy practice.
  • Exposure to a diverse portfolio of clients and industries, enhancing your expertise.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment with a focus on employee well-being.
  • Convenient office location with accessible transport links.