Internal Audit Apprentice

Essar Oil
Ellesmere Port
Salary in accordance with apprenticeship government rates
25 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Internal Audit Apprentice

Ellesmere Port

Salary in accordance with apprenticeship government rates


About the Company 

Essar Oil UK is a leading UK-focussed downstream energy company whose main asset is the Stanlow Manufacturing Complex, one of the most advanced refineries in Europe and situated close to the major cities of Liverpool and Manchester.  Stanlow is a key strategic national asset, annually producing over 16% of the UK’s road transport fuels, while playing an important part in Britain’s petrochemical industry by providing key feedstocks.   

The business is a major supplier in the North West and beyond with customers including most of the major retail brands operated by international oil companies and supermarkets, Manchester Airport, leading commercial airlines and the region’s trains and buses.

The business covers crude and product trading, refinery operations, HSE implementation, maintenance support and technological services, together with marketing and retail activities.  Our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy working conditions and following the best operating practices to protect the environment underpins everything we do.  

We employ over 900 highly trained and loyal staff, who are at the heart of everything we do.  The company has an embedded safety culture, technically challenging work across the different parts of the business and some of the best training available in the energy industry.


The Role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Audit Apprentice to join the Assurance and Internal Audit Team. 

The role will support all aspects of internal audits ensuring they are completed on time with the support, development and supervision from senior members of the Assurance and Internal Audit team. As an Audit apprentice you will provide independent, objective assurance and consulting activity to add value and improve business operations.

As part of the apprenticeship programme, you will be required to successfully study towards completing your level 4 Internal Audit vocational qualification. This qualification will be supported via a designated mentor who will help and guide both you and your personal development plan.


About You

Our ideal candidate should have Grade C/Level 4 and above in English Language and Maths. A Levels at grade A*- C, or equivalent qualification.


Key skills for this role are:

  • Knowledge and experience using MS Office products.
  • Intermediate user of Microsoft packages, word, excel and PowerPoint
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal, including delivering presentations to small working groups. 
  • Ability to organise self and prioritise tasks in a timely manner.
  • Good attention to detail with a high level of accuracy taken to all tasks.
  • An ability to achieve results and complete tasks professionally.
  • A positive approach to working within a team.
  • Proactive focus on identifying and highlighting improvement opportunities. 

We retain the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role

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