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Internal Auditor

  • Job reference DST/TP/17447/12085
  • Job type Full Time
  • Sector Audit & Risk
  • Location Basildon
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We are looking for an Internal Auditor who will perform entry level, professional Internal Audit work as a key component of the corporate risk management, internal control and governance structure. You will work independently with oversight from the senior and Head of Audit positions. Taking initiative and applying independent judgement to evaluate potential control gaps. Assisting in executing operational and information technology audit work on a daily basis.

Main Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Internal Audit Department in execution of audit activities across the organisation to achieve departmental goals.
  • Ensuring timely completion of the audit activities within assigned budgets in order to support the department goals and objectives of timely, valuable execution of audit projects.
  • Applying basic operational and financial audit concepts and may be responsible for one or more segments of the audit.
  • Gathering and analysing information, verifying accuracy, ensuring compliance and executing tests to identify control gaps and/or improvement opportunities.
  • Using existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems.
  • Asking questions which will enable discussion surrounding business processes and audit observations.
  • Working collaboratively with the audit team in communicating audit observations and developing value added, realistic and achievable audit recommendations.
  • Establishing strong working relationships with the business at the organisation to facilitate open, honest dialogue.
  • Communicating potential audit issues and potential budget overages in a timely manner.
  • Assisting in writing/drafting issues for inclusion in the audit report.
  • Building trust through consistent and quality work timely delivered.
  • Developing an understanding of SS&C businesses.
  • Taking ownership for personal development and working with a mentor to identify learning opportunities.
  • Be open to feedback and apply feedback in future work.

Ideal Candidate

  • Entry level audit experience and/or a degree in accounting/auditing
  • Knowledge of Information Technology governance and security
  • Knowledge of Internal Audit practices, including IIA Standards and Practice Advisories
  • Basic technical audit skills and analytical/critical thinking skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% of working time
  • Bachelor's degree required, with a business concentration preferred
  • Superior project and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Basic financial management skills
  • Consistently demonstrates professional and ethical behaviour
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