What does an Internal Auditor do?

As an Internal Auditor you will provide systematic and disciplined approach to effectiveness of risk management control and governance processes. You will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement. You will be accountable for the examination and evaluation of organization processes, reporting findings back to management regarding possible improvements and corrections.

An ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in accounting with a Certified Internal Auditor certification and proven experience as an Internal Auditor. You will have excellent report writing skills along with analysis and data reporting skills and a high level of interpersonal skills. You must have excellent MS Office proficiency especially in databases and a willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

  • Develop internal audit scope and audit plans
  • Acquire, analyze and evaluate accounting documentation
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and share risk aversion methods and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits
  • MBA in accounting, preferred
  • Certified Internal Auditor, preferred
  • Work with little supervision
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent analysis and data reporting skills
  • High level interpersonal skills
  • Proven work experience as an auditor
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office and databases
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time
Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Internal Auditor Salaries

Average Base Pay

£40,937 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £41K
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“Normal benefits with reasonable "low" deductibles 100% employer paid when I worked here.”

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28 Sep 2021

“Career development is encouraged and supported”

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“Everyone i worked with was very helpful and friendly.”

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13 Jul 2021

“People are nice and friendly.”

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26 Apr 2021

“Nice people always helpful to work with”

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“Good for career and development”

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“Great work and life balance”

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