Senior Internal Auditor - Leading Logistics Organisation

Michael Page
Reading, Berkshire / London / Middlesex, Hayes
£50000 - £55000 per annum
15 Mar 2019
15 Apr 2019
Cole McLaren-Bailey
Job role
Contract type
Part time

This role is within the Business Assurance function on an international logistics and transportation business looking to expand in the coming months. The role has an incredibly broad focus, looking at both financial and operational audit which opens up opportunity to move into various areas of the business.

Client Details

The client is an international logistics and transportation business based in London with offices in the surrounding areas. The organisation is about to embark on a period of rapid expansion so is preemptively expanding is Internal Audit function to accommodate for expansion.


  • Using both internal and external research to develop a thorough understanding of the audit area/process under

  • reviewing and planning the audit to determine objectives and scope of work to be performed

  • Completing fieldwork in an efficient and effective manner to ensure that budgeted deadlines are met without sacrificing depth of testing and overall review quality

  • Documenting the audit testing to ensure audit objectives are achieved, and compile, consolidate and prioritise the results of audit testing

  • Supporting the Audit Managers in drafting clear and concise audit findings for inclusion in the audit report

  • that include a clear line of sight between the issues raised and the actions plans, and that provide pragmatic actions to address the root cause of any control deficiencies identified

  • Leading on the delivery of monthly management action reporting process to ensure updates are received, analysed and reported accurately and senior managers/Exec are appropriately engaged

  • Using internal and external research and meetings with key stakeholders support the development of the risk based Internal Audit plan


  • Been educated to Degree level

  • Qualified as an accountant or auditor (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIIA or equivalent) with experience in an operational or financial audit role is essential

  • Good analytical skills with ability to interpret a broad range of complex information and evaluate effectiveness of controls

  • Excellent influencing, communication and negotiating skills

  • High professional standards and integrity

  • Effective writing, presentation and listening skills

Job Offer

  • A genuinely varied opportunity with scope for expansion
  • A growing team with an ambitions remit
  • A competitive salary
  • A good location
  • Clear progression and the opportunity to move into the business
  • A growing company with a long term, commercial plan

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