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.
- 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.
- 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.