December Start - Interim Internal Auditor- 12 Month Contract

Michael Page Finance
21 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
12 Month Fixed Term Contract with Bristol Law Firm Internal Audit Position Potential Travel within the UK Role starts Early December Client Details Central Bristol Law firm with excellent transport links. Description Conduct internal audits (electronic and file-based) to asses and provide independent assurance that that the firms risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectively. Plan, organise and carry out the internal audit work in accordance with the internal audit plan, scheduling audit reviews and carrying out the work in the firm. Report to management on the findings and their impact on policies/ procedures and activities of the firm. Make recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed. Prepare and present reports (verbal and written) that reflect the audit results, in a professional, clear and concise manner. Conduct follow up audits and monitor remedial actions through to completion. Identify risks and opportunities to improve and make recommendations to help manage and control such risks and support the firms approach to continuous improvement. Maintain open communication with management and auditees. Conduct any reviews or tasks requested by management, provided such reviews and tasks do not compromise the independence or objectivity of the internal audit function. Operate audit software and computer systems efficiently and effectively. Deliver support, guidance and assurance through operating the Risk and Best Practice Help-desk, in accordance with team processes and procedures. Support the achievement of the internal audit plan and wider risk and compliance plans. Collaborate with others in the Risk and Best Practice team sharing useful information, knowledge and expertise. Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding: rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards. Work with the Risk and Best Practice team members to achieve team objectives and targets. Profile Excellent team working skills. Supportive to colleagues. Self-starter with a positive and motivated approach. Constantly looking to develop own skills and is open to feedback. A professional and pragmatic style. An investigative and inquisitive approach. Solves problems and uses common sense to reach a satisfactory conclusion. Ability to prioritise work and meets deadlines. High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills. Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports. Sound independent judgement. You will need to have a technical background and some previous compliance, risk or audit experience. We will support you with the rest. You will be working alongside experienced Auditors who will guide you through all the processes and procedures. The role will become a more high profile role as you have direct contact with partners and other members of senior management. By the nature of the job it is possible that situations involving conflict and/or differences in opinion will occur from time to time and you will need to be resilient, but diplomatic. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to use their initiative, who is self-motivated and enjoys a challenge. Job Offer 12 Month Fixed Term Contract Starting Early December ??23-24k salary