Junior Internal Audit

05 Jan 2018
20 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Internal Auditor

Location: Bessels Green

Salary: GBP35,000

About Our Client

Leading Insurance Company based with an excellent client base are seeking to attract a Junior Internal Auditor to join the team in Bessels Green.

In this role you will be assisting the Group Internal Audit Manager in executing all obligations, duties and tasks within the Internal Audit department, including but not limited to the audit rolling plan, individual audit assignments and periodic reporting as required by various Committees and Working Groups.


• Participate in planning and scoping reviews with Senior Management as per the agreed Audit Plan
• Execute audits, with appropriate supervision, with Senior Management following a risk-based internal audit methodology
• Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of governance, risk management and control processes, in relation to insurance specific reviews and ad hoc projects
• Lead in the preparation of the audit testing program and assessment of the adequacy of the design and operation of the controls associated with the key risks identified
• Preparation of draft internal audit reports and reporting audit findings to Senior Management both verbally and in written format
• Participate in the management of the recommendation database and document agreed actions and ensure recommendations are implemented within the agreed timescales
• Demonstrate core auditing skills including both oral and written communications;
• Maintain effective working relationships with all audit stakeholders
• Contribute purposeful, constructive scrutiny and challenge through sound, independent judgement and common sense
• Undertake Follow-Up reviews on agreed actions to provide assurance to the Audit and Risk Committee that management agreed actions are implemented;
• To undertake other reasonable responsibilities and projects as required by the Business Assurance Team
• Contribute to various reports for various Boards and Committees.


Essential Skills

• At least two years Internal Audit experience;
• Minimum of 4 GCSEs
• Experience of reviewing and analysing operational processes and controls;
• Ability to work to tight deadlines and use own initiative with a positive can-do attitude;
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• An analytical and problem solving mindset with an attention to detail
• Ability to travel within the UK (approximately 25%).

Desirable Skills

• Developed ability to deal with all levels of staff
• Thorough and organised, with an ability to prioritise
• Pro-active and motivated.

Personal Qualities:

• Able to apply a pragmatic proportional approach
• Ability to operate under their own initiative
• Attention to detail
• Act as an ambassador for the department in promoting the value of work undertaken

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