Accenture Ireland

Internal Audit Specialist

29 Dec 2020
29 Jan 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description:

Job Title : Internal Audit Specialist

Level: 9 - Specialist / Team Lead

Location: Dublin

Accenture is a finance, technology and consulting company delivering change for our clients and our people across the globe. We’re helping drive a technology revolution—from digital to cloud to security—that’s sweeping across industries and governments in virtually every country. We collaborate with our clients—including 80% of the Fortune 500—to transform their businesses to anticipate the evolving needs of their customers. At the same time, we strive to enable our people to build their careers in an open environment of inclusion and diversity, complemented by our competitive employee benefits approach.


  • Conduct operational, compliance, financial, and investigative audits; including process reviews, segregation of duties reviews, procedures reviews, and other global controls reviews.
  • Perform audit work, including plan preparation, work papers, findings, and associated reports.
  • Execute the risk-based work plan and verify the status and operating procedures of the company through a systematic program of audits.
  • Prepare audit reports and work papers to ensure adequate documentation exists to support the completed audit and conclusions.
  • Identify, recommend, and resolve improvements to global processes and controls.
  • Keep abreast of company policies and procedures, current developments in accounting and auditing professions.
  • Negotiate and resolve difficult audit issues and obtain management buy-in for constructive recommendations.
  • Manage auditee relationship, including facilitating meetings and discussions of findings, and presentation of draft and final reports in a professional manner.
  • Lead, coach and develop team members on an ongoing basis
  • Qualifications:


  • Professional accountancy qualification, e.g. ACCA/ ACA/ CPA/ CIA
  • Min one year post-qualified, with 3 years’ experience in an Auditing environment 
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills 
  • Excellent communication, interviewing, report writing and collaboration abilities.
  • Initiative, creative-thinker, and problem-solving skills 
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Positive attitude and flexibility 
  • Sense of responsibility, initiative and high-quality work standard 
  • Exposure to US GAAP and SOX would be an advantage
  • Strong PC skills (MS Office, including Excel and Word)
  • Fluency in English, a second European language would be an advantage
  • Travel:

  • Approx. 25% travel requirement throughout the Europe region (with some ad-hoc travel to APAC/US)
  • For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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