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Risk and Assurance Auditor

Not Specified, United Kingdom, £ £ 40961.00-46777.00 Annual Annual, Temporary


Risk and Assurance Auditor


Salary: £40,961- 46,774


Our client is a well respected governing body based in central London. They are looking for an Auditor to assist management of the Directorate of Audit, Risk and Assurance with their responsibilities in achieving the Directorate of Audit, Risk and Assurance Strategic Plan, by reporting on the adequacy and effectiveness of the governance, risk, and internal control framework.

Main duties/Key responsibilities

Assisting in effectively planning and scoping audit assignments.
Undertaking programmed audit assignments effectively and efficiently under the direction of the Group Audit Lead, ensuring work is produced to the required standard and deadline. Identifying key risks to business objectives, evaluating and testing controls in place and identifying areas for improvement.
Liaison with the clients' managers in the conduct of audit assignments and under the direction of the Group Audit Lead discussing the findings and actions to address identified risks with them.
Advising management on the prevention of fraud - identifying fraud risks in areas under audit review and evaluating and reporting on the effectiveness of controls in place to mitigate those risks and recommend action to strengthen the control framework.
Assisting in the production of quality audit reports to meet the required standard for reporting to senior management, communicating audit results and agreeing actions to address areas of improvement.
Contributing to the development of Directorate of Audit, Risk and Assurance policies and procedures.
Under the direction of the Group Audit Lead, informing and advising management of issues that have risk or control implications by providing ad hoc advice and assisting in systems development work.
Performing the role of a Risk and Assurance Auditor in support of the shared service agreements across the client base.
Developing expertise in, and advising on, specific aspects of the business.


A recognised qualification in Internal Auditing or Accountancy (at least AAT/PIIA) with current membership of the appropriate professional body, with the following knowledge, skills and experience:

Good level of practical experience in internal auditing.
A thorough understanding of systems and risk based auditing.
Comprehensive knowledge of Internal Audit standards and procedures.
Good IT skills, competent user of Microsoft Office and IT applications.
Analytical and enquiring mind with the ability to interpret key data/facts.
Good oral and written communication skills to produce clear and concise factual findings supporting the reported level of assurance.
Effective organisational skills and the ability to work within a busy team working to tight deadlines.
Working alone or away from the office.
A personal commitment to and good understanding of diversity and equalities in the workplace.Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK

Job Details

Not Specified
Not Specified, United Kingdom
£ £ 40961.00-46777.00 Annual Annual