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Senior Auditor

  • Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Salary: up to £60,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Finance & Audit
  • Contact: Andrew Varty
  • Expiry Date: 14 October 2021
  • Job Ref: AV/18013

The role of Internal Audit is to provide an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve operations.

Duties and responsibilities

• Assist the Audit Manager in identifying and prioritising significant risk areas in the Group’s first line business activities, and second line risk management and regulatory framework

• Assist the Audit Manager with audit allocation process, managing the team workloads and appropriate resource

• Responsible for delivery of own audits within agreed timescales

• Identify current / potential risks and assess controls against those risks for each audit area

• Originate / develop and carry out audit tests, discuss audit findings with local and senior management; complete peer review of audit files as directed by Audit Manager

• Produce high quality internal audit reports for review by the Audit Manager

• Follow up to evidence that actions agreed in Internal Audit reports have been implemented, or to assess progress made towards achieving the action agreed to date


• Ability to identify and assess risks and challenge processes and procedures in a constructive and effective manner and offer recommendations to negate/minimise the risks

• Ability to analyse and critically evaluate data

• Demonstrate effective challenging, listening, fact finding and recording skills

• Ability to communicate effectively and confidently both in writing and verbally at all levels, challenging management, exercising diplomacy when appropriate

• Produce factually accurate draft audit reports

• Determine resources, and plan work logically to complete a task effectively

• Use interactive skills to have an impact and be effective at meetings

• Develop and maintain good working relationships with business areas

• Demonstrate a pro-active, self-motivated and professional approach with a commitment to learn new skills and grasp concepts quickly, such as the ability to learn and interpret appropriate practices, policies and regulatory requirements

• Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.