Internal Auditor (ACA / ACCA / IIA)

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    Coventry, West Midlands

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    Rachel Adati-Kumi

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Internal IS Auditor (ACA / ACCA / IIA) - Coventry - Initial 6-month contract

Our client in the utilities industry requires an Internal IS Auditor (ACA / ACCA / IIA) to join their team based in Coventry with occasional travel on an initial 6-month contract with the view to extend.

The role:

  • You will be responsible for conducting internal audits across the different areas of the business to ensure the independent assurance on design.
  • You will also ensure processes and controls are effective to mitigate any business and project risks.
  • You will make recommendations and draw on best practices to support the business to promote continuous improvement and manage risks.

Candidate Background:
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Solid auditing knowledge with a proven track record of delivering audits.
  • Experience of working with a large regional or national audit or accountancy firm
  • IT (Information Technology) Auditing experience

Key Skills

  • An in-depth knowledge of auditing, audit delivery, risk management activities and internal control frameworks
  • Accountancy training or qualification such as ACA, ACCA, IIA or equivalent.
  • An ability to apply internal auditing principles and practices.
  • Business process experience preferably within the utilities industry.
  • Knowledge of developments in legislation, regulation and current trends
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g. PowerPoint, Excel, and Word).
  • An awareness of data analytics such as IDEA and process improvement methodologies such as Lean are desirable.
  • An awareness of developments in legislation, regulation and current trends within the energy industry.
  • Experience of business processes within the utilities sector would be ideal.

You will be responsible for the delivery of:

  • Audits to professional, ethical and quality standards with adherence to deadlines.
  • Defining the scope and testing approach in order to ensure key risks are addressed.
  • Identifying areas of improvement during the audit process and providing added value.
  • Producing well written terms of Reference documents and Audit Reports.
  • Collaborating with the Corporate Audit Manager to ensure audit progression.
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders.

Background Screening:
You should be willing to undergo any screening checks carried out by the client. Once on site, you will need to undergo adhoc alcohol and drugs tests.

If this role is of interest to you, please apply at the first instance.