Audit Senior
Scotland
Competitive

Senior Internal Auditor

Ref: 829| Posted: 30th Jul 2020

Senior Internal Auditor 

We are searching for an experienced Senior Internal Auditor

Overall Purpose

Responsible for undertaking a range of complex and specialist audits at client's sites, including financial risk management e.g. financial controls, operational controls, Governance, in accordance with the company Internal Audit standards. Working as an individual, leading a team and delivering high quality Internal Audits within required timescales and budgets. You may have to travel and undertake work outside Scotland.

Job description

  • To understand the key risks identified by Management and the controls put in place to address those risks within each area of the Client’s Annual Audit Plan
  • To manage, perform and control internal audit assignments embracing assignment planning programming, conduct and control of audit work and reporting findings
  • To draft audit planning documents for approval / review by Client / Management
  • Preparing draft audit reports and working paper files to high quality standards and within the SLA on allocated audits
  • To lead and supervise more junior staff on individual assignments including staff motivation, discipline and technical audit guidance
  • To provide job training and guidance for auditors and training for more junior auditors
  • To perform the audit of more complex and specialist areas
  • To undertake review work in respect of significant findings
  • To assist management in ensuring that assignments are completed to time and budget
  • Assessment of performance of Team Members and provision of feedback
  • To be aware of and advise management of any potential additional work opportunities at existing clients
  • To participate in the firm’s appraisal and development process
  • It is the duty of all employees to ensure they are familiar with and comply with all the firm’s policies e.g. health and safety etc
  • Any other duties as required by management

Technical skills

  • Understanding of compliance with Scottish Public sector finance manual
  • Previous experience of working in a public sector environment
  • To have good technical knowledge of the internal audit process, individual subjects and sector issues relevant to your work
  • Ability to review and control technical content of work of others to ensure compliance with relevant regulation and Internal Audit Standards
  • To provide support as required to team members
  • To understand the range of additional services that the firm can provide to meet clients’ needs
  • Identification and pro-active management of own training and development needs

Qualifications

  • A relevant professional qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, IIA, CPFA or ACT.  Consideration will be given to those who are nearing completion of their qualification.

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