Internal Auditor

£30000 - £35000 per annum + Holiday & Pension
01 Oct 2020
08 Oct 2020
JN -102020-1232382
Rianne O'Grady
Job role
Internal audit
Public sector
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

The role is working with a large public sector body, working close to Newport (home working is available). You will be at the heart of this organisation's plan to manage risk and implement procedures. If you want to make a difference then this is the Internal Auditor for you!

Client Details

The client is a large public sector body close to Newport, the client provides services to member of the public, right across Wales. You would be part of medium sized team with lots of options to progress. The client is able to give you access to a whole variety of audits including Financial, Risk, Compliance and Health & Safety plus many more.


As the Internal auditor you would be:

  • Supporting the senior internal audit team to develop and deliver the annual audit plan
  • Attending pre-audit scoping meetings with management from the organisation
  • Undertaking research, with the support of internal audit colleagues, so that we can develop scoping documents for discussion with senior management
  • Being the lead auditor for a range of complex internal audit assignments. This will include all stages of the reviews including planning and prioritising work, testing, analysis of complex information and commenting on required policy and/or procedural improvements
  • Delivering audit assignments at a number of locations and settings
  • The opportunity to undertake work and develop skills and experience in one of our specialist audit areas such as capital and estates audit, and IT and data audit
  • Writing high quality audit reports to a standard that can be presented at Board or Audit Committee that summarise key findings and make recommendations for improvements to procedures, governance, risk and control systems
  • Attending feedback meetings and report discussion meetings with senior managers in order to highlight the significance of the audit findings and negotiate recommendations for improvements.
  • Working under your own initiative, with limited supervision, following the allocation of assignments from the annual audit plans
  • Supporting the development of junior staff on specific audit assignments, including giving instruction and training in respect of key aspects of the audit process and significance of audit findings. This will include the planning and prioritisation of specific tasks for junior staff working on the assignments
  • Following up audit reports to ensure compliance with agreed recommendations and action plans
  • Providing advice, guidance and instruction to staff as required, and identifying opportunities for value for money and cost improvements


The successful candidate for the Internal Auditor role will:

  • Have worked in Internal Audit previously
  • Be IIA part qualified or ACCA/ACA Part qualified
  • Be inquisitive and have good communication skills

Job Offer

The ideal candidate will be offered:

  • £30,000-£35,000 per annum
  • Plus Holiday and Pension
  • Be Based close to Newport

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