Post-Graduate Internal Auditor
Cornwall, South West
£13,000 - £16,000
Our client is an award winning Top 15 UK accounting practise, recognised as one of the most dynamic and fast-growing within the profession. Not simply accountants - they provide a full business advisory service for all areas of Finance, Accounting, IT, HR, Business Support and Consultancy.
Over the past four years they have undergone rapid expansion and the Internal Audit Division, comprising of more than 300 specialist staff, has been the driving force behind this growth. With 14 offices throughout the UK their vision is to become the foremost professional advisor in the UK in their chosen markets.
Consequently they are looking to appoint a post-graduate Internal Auditor to work in our Cornwall Offices.
Reporting to a Senior Auditor/Audit Manager, the main purpose of your role will be to perform routine audits, appropriate to your level of experience and training, and to assist Senior Auditors with more complex audits when needed.
Your daily activities will include: -
To carry out a thorough briefing on the area to be audited by way of studying organisation charts, files levels of activity, desk instructions, manuals and codes etc.
To assist in the production of audit briefing sheets under the guidance of a Senior Auditor/Audit Manger.
Fact-Finding. To include interviewing of operational and management staff; examination and interpretation of statute, regulations and procedures to ensure operational conformity; ascertaining and recording of systems; identification and evaluation of controls.
Testing. Determining in consultation either with Senior Auditors or Audit Manager the scope and extent of testing. Undertaking testing and evaluating the significance of results.
Reporting to client’s managers/officers on the findings of the audit, highlighting weaknesses and significant loss or error and making recommendations.
Preparing draft audit reports
Participation in discussion of audit reports with client management
Study for CCAB or IIA qualification
Any other duties as required by the Senior Auditor or Audit Manager
The successful applicant will be educated to degree level minimum 2:1. Strong interpersonal skills, an enquiring mind and the highest standards of integrity are essential pre-requisites. Ideally, although not essential, you will also have some working experience of Accountancy Practice.
It is essential you are a self-motivated individual, who can work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.
The role involves travelling to client sites; therefore, you will need a full UK driving license and access to your own transport (a mileage allowance will be paid to you for using your own vehicle).