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Accountancy & Finance

Internal Auditor Full Time

I am pleased to be working with a large private client as they continue to build and develop their internal control / compliance department.

Objective of the position

  • To maintain and where appropriate strengthen the financial internal control environment
  • To support the Group in its obligations in respect of appropriate statutory reporting, accounting principles, tax obligations, other legislation and regulation


Key Accountabilities

  • Input to and enhance the risk based assurance programme in order to effectively assess and test key financial processes and systems on a periodic basis in order to provide assurance that controls operate as designed by management
  • Advise on the adequacy of the design of key financial systems to prevent and detect erroneous transactions and safeguard assets
  • Independently review and assess the adequacy of key reconciliations performed by the Finance Team on a monthly basis to ensure there is adequate documentation to support the integrity of the management accounts
  • Evaluate findings and work with colleagues to develop an agreed action plan to address any shortfalls identified and suggest improvements
  • Monitor, support and report on progress of agreed action plans
  • Suggest improvements to create efficiencies, or improve value for money
  • Business process change – assess and advise on the impact of change on the internal controls on a consultancy basis


It is not possible for this document to totally encompass or define all tasks that may be required of the post holder. The outlined duties may therefore vary from time to time without materially changing either the character or level of responsibility

Experience & Qualifications

  • Sound knowledge and experience of auditing techniques (internal and/or external audit)
  • A financial background, preferably a Qualified Accountant
  • Experience of computer auditing techniques and/or data mining an advantage
  • Good all round knowledge of desktop packages and specifically Excel
  • Experience of the construction industry an advantage


Outstanding opportunity for development.

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