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

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
21%
2 - 4
57%
5 - 7
13%
8+
9%

Common Skill Sets

Audit
Report Writing
Microsoft Office Suite
GAAP
SOX
CISA
French
Excellent Communication

Internal Auditor Seniority Levels

Auditor
59% made the transition
Audit Staff
20% made the transition
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Internal Auditor Salaries

Average Base Pay

£40,683 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£25K
Median: £41K
£67K
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