Internal Auditor

Are you an experienced Auditor? Are you a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA) looking for a new challenge? Do you want to work for a company that really values their employees and provides excellent training and career prospects, in addition to flexible working? If you've answered yes to all of the above, read on...


My client, based in Newcastle Upon Tyne and operating in the utilities sector, are seeking an experienced auditor to join their team.


You will join a team of experienced auditors and have responsibility for your own portfolio of audits which will cover both financial and operational activities across the business, ensuring timely completion in line with the annual audit plan.


Duties will include:

  • Undertaking audit planning with a view to agreeing the scope of the work with management

  • Carrying out an assessment of the risks involved in the area under review and their significance to the company

  • Identifying and testing the key controls that are designed to mitigate business risks

  • Completing work within agreed job budgets

  • Preparing draft and final audit reportsPresenting audit findings to management

  • Undertaking ad hoc assignments and special investigations where necessary



In order to be considered for this role, your CV must demonstrate the following key competencies:


  • Strong technical audit skills with the ability to critically assess business processes, risks, the effectiveness of controls and to work with management to effect an improvement

  • Good communication skills with the ability to constructively challenge management’s views where necessary

  • Strong report writing skills with an ability to produce reports that require minimal revision and give appropriate emphasis to key issues

  • Good planning / organisational skills with a track record of being able to work to deadlines and prioritise tasks

  • Confidence in dealing with all levels of the company including executive management

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Personal drive and resilience to support the continuous improvement of the Internal Audit service

  • Utilise strong technical skills to identify process improvements to support the company in meeting its objectives




You must also be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA), ideally with a Big 4 background or with experience of working within a large organisation, dealing with large volumes of data. You must also and have a full, clean driving licence.


To apply, send your up to date CV to with a supporting statement highlighting your most relevant skills and experience for this opportunity.