Internal Auditor

United Kingdom
25000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP40000/annum
15 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
My client has been established for over 40 years and have a fantastic reputation within their sector. They support their own clients through a diverse range of construction related products and services. They value their staff and currently employ over 1,000 people and have an annual turnover in excess of GBP100m. Their client base stretches across the North East and Yorkshire and they are continually growing.

They are now looking to recruit an Internal Auditor to join their team on a permanent basis based in Durham. This role is to maintain and strengthen the financial internal control environment within the business and to support the Group in its obligations in respect of appropriate statutory reporting, accounting principles, tax obligations, other legislation and regulation.

Role responsibilities:
• 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
• Achievement of the agreed internal audit plan and ad hoc projects within the timescales agreed
• Feedback from key stakeholders and colleagues

Person specification:

• 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
• Excellent listening skills and the ability to turn data into information
• Good oral & written report and presentation skills
• Self-motivated with the ability to plan and execute assignments to agreed objectives and standards
• An enquiring mind
• Good time management skills
• Ability to work effectively in a team as well as individually as demanded
• Strong influencing skills
• Ability to establish and build professional relationships
• Full clean driving licence

For the right candidate my client is offering a fantastic package:
• Competitive base salary between GBP25,000 to GBP40,000 depending on experience
• Opportunity for growth and advancement within a friendly, professional environment
• Loads of other great benefits that will be discussed with you at interview

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and growing team of professionals at an exciting time. My client is interviewing now so send your CV asap to be considered for this role