Internal Auditor - Birmingham

Brookwood Recruitment Limited
£30,000 per annum plus benefits
08 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A blue chip private sector organisation who provides a wide range of services to public and private sector is seeking an Internal Auditor (Business assurance analyst) in Birmingham .

Are you looking for a role that will give you an excellent understanding and overview of how a business operates the opportunity to influence change and play a part in business in improvement with exposure to senior management.

We are looking for a confident self-starter, with an excellent eye for detail and previous experience of managing audit or related projects from inception to completion. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must; the successful candidate will be engaging with staff at all levels of the business on a daily basis, and will be producing reports that will be used by Senior Management to drive change and development within the business. Experience in internal audit or a similar role would be a significant advantage, but we will consider candidates with significant transferable experience.

We achieve this by executing an annual risk based audit programme and providing feedback to Senior Managers to ensure they are fully informed about strengths and areas for improvement in the business. Where areas of improvement are identified, we are responsible for making appropriate recommendations and for holding the business accountable for implementing them.

Working with key stakeholders provide a consulting service, advising management on how to improve systems and processes. Ensuring any issues that affect the survival and prosperity of the business are dealt with.

The work of an internal auditor differs to that of external auditors as they look at more than financial and accounting risks. They also consider factors such as reputation, growth, environmental impact, treatment of employees and ethics.

Their work helps senior management to provide evidence to stakeholders that they are managing the business effectively

Key responsibilities of the role include:

- Planning and delivering a range of audits, producing clear and concise audit reports for the business in a timely manner
- Working with Senior Business Assurance Manager to design, develop, implement and review audit tools and techniques
- Utilising available intelligence to prioritise audit activity, supporting the improvement of business processes and continuous improvement of service delivery
- Supporting the Senior Business Assurance Manager with the review and management of the annual audit plan
- Escalating serious breaches of contract to the Senior Business Assurance Manager in a timely manner
- Keeping up to date with policy changes and working with the Senior Business Assurance Manager to develop assurance activity accordingly
- Supporting the Senior Business Assurance Manager with the management of contract specific plans including Equality & Diversity and Sustainability
- Supporting the team with the project management of internal and external audit
- Maintaining effective communication with all team members, managers, external clients and stakeholders

Essential Experience/Skills:

- Excellent written skills
- Ability to manage a project from beginning to end, and to manage more than one project at once
- Excellent analytical skills and understanding of management information
- A self-starter, with a proven ability to prioritise and manage your own workload with minimal input and supervision
- Experience of using data or evidence to draw clear conclusions
- Confident communicator, comfortable liaising with staff at all levels within a business
- Competent MS Office user (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)

Desirable Experience/Skills:

- IIA or related qualifications (any level)
- Understanding of risk based audit methodology and audit planning
- Previous experience of planning and conducting internal audit and assurance activity

Personal Attributes:

- Ability to work to tight deadlines and adapt/respond to changing requirements
- Works under broad direction and is fully accountable for own work
- Has excellent time management skills, being able to effectively manage a range of activities and projects at once
- Excellent attention to detail
- Enthusiastic, confident self-starter
- Has excellent written and verbal communication skillMust be comfortable dealing with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders up to Senior Management level.

Why Apply

This is a great opportunity to join a very respected blue chip for an interesting key project to gain an excellent understanding and overview of how a business operates please send CVs today interviews in the next week !


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