Interim Internal Auditor - Branch Audits

Michael Page
City of London, London
4 Month Contract
05 Jul 2019
05 Aug 2019
Rebecca Scuffam
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
Contract type
Part time

Performing branch audits and dealing with branch queries on all aspects of branch finances as part of a team of 4 reporting into the Head of Audit.

Client Details

Our client is the UK's largest union, serving more than 1.3 million members.

They represent full-time and part-time staff who provide public services, although they may be employed in both the public and private sectors.

Our client employs around 1200 staff, approximately 370 at their national centre in Central London and the remainder in their 12 regions across the UK including Northern Ireland

The internal audit team is experiencing increasing demand for its services as the union seeks to strengthen and improve branch financial management and reduce financial risks. The team undertakes regular cyclical audits but also acts in a technical advisory and support capacity in matters of branch accounting whilst also investigating and resolving both routine and specific enquiries problems at branch and regional level.


Performing branch audits and dealing with branch queries on all aspects of branch finances.

Report comprehensively to Senior Auditor and relevant interested parties on above and provide management information as required in a timely manner.

Putting forwards on recommendations to mitigate risks identified and maintaining the audit log, records and working papers to high standards.

Liaise with relevant committees, legal parties (internal and external) and any relevant third party representatives on legal cases and proceedings.


Recognised CCAB/IIA/ACA/ACA/CPFA qualification or part qualified with proven relevant experience

Technical and practical knowledge of financial analysis and internal and external auditing principles and practices.

Ability and experience to understand and/or interpret complicated financial and operational issues, policies, practices and regulations.

Practical Knowledge of systems or process development, testing and implementation.

Ability and experience in drafting and updating processes and process driven documentations

Ability to understand and advice on financial and operational matters in relation to compliance with internal governance and external regulatory requirements.

Job Offer

The Internal Audit Section plays an important role in the monitoring of the finances of the organisations network of branches and regional lay functions. The post is one in a team of four led by the Head of Audit. The team reports to the Director of Finance.

  • Day Rate
  • 4 Month Contract
  • London base
  • UK Travel = 2-5 days per week
  • Branch Auditing
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Start ASAP

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