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Internal Auditor – Milton Keynes

Internal Auditor, group role for experienced/qualified Auditor, regulated sector, to £55,000

The Internal Auditor will be responsible for scrutinising several group companies’ adherence to policies and procedures in both financial and operational areas to assist in maintaining strong governance & controls in this well-established Group.

Reporting to the Group Company Secretary the Internal Auditor role requires some travel in the UK, assessing and reporting on activities and controls across the various trading businesses and central support functions in this diverse professional services conglomerate. The role is key in assisting the Chief Executive Officer and Group Board to ensure robust corporate governance standards are maintained.

As the Internal Auditor you will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of a financial system’s recordkeeping
  • Ensure internal and financial processes comply with laws and regulations
  • Scrutinises balance sheets, account balances and cash flow statements for anomalies
  • Perform investigative work into ethical issues
  • Communicating the findings of an audit via written reports and oral presentations
  • Making recommendations to improve or strengthen internal controls
  • Presents findings at audit committee meetings
  • Analysing business data and evaluating information/systems
  • Participating in the continuous improvement of audit processes and procedures
  • Developing an annual Internal Audit Plan
  • Updating the Group’s Policies and Procedures manual and ensuring compliance across the finance team in Milton Keynes

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is seeking to progress their career in a fast-paced and commercial environment away from core accounting duties. They will be a dynamic, confident and proactive individual who can demonstrate a ‘self-starter’ attitude and an ability to complete tasks efficiently using their own initiative, embracing this unique opportunity offering a huge variety to widen their experience and learn quickly within the core of the Group’s department while having regular contact with senior management throughout the Group.

  • A degree in either business, finance, accounting or economics
  • A Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Fraud Examiner certification is desirable but not necessary. Training can be provided if necessary.
  • 3-5 years of experience in auditing financial records following IFRS and FRS 101.
  • Background in accounting or auditing, knowing how to assess financial influences.
  • Six months of experience working with field regulations, policies and bylaws. Training can be provided in certain areas if necessary.
Job Reference: 18817
Salary: up to £55,000+ Hybrid Working
Location: Buckinghamshire
Type: Permanent
CALL: 01908 547888
Consultant: Reuben Samain
Last Updated: 18/10/2023