Internal Auditor

Job Title: Internal Auditor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: JN -122020-1730169_1607535560
Contact Name: George Wearden
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 09, 2020 17:39

Job Description

I am looking for an experienced Internal Auditor to join a well established organisation in Leeds. Their role will consist of completing risk-based internal audits and working closely with the team.

Client Details

The client is a well established utilities organisation based in Leeds.


The successful Internal Auditor will be working within a small team this role will be responsible for:

  • The timely completion of risk-based internal audit reviews using different approaches and methodologies;
  • Agreeing, negotiating and adapting the scope of each audit;
  • Preparing the draft and final audit reports for circulation;
  • Discussing with management all audit findings, recommendations and suggested solutions together with realistic implementation timescales;
  • Ensure all audits undertaken comply with best practice, legislation and regulatory requirements;
  • Building and managing effective relationships;
  • Working with integrity, objectivity and confidentiality;
  • Assisting with any investigations as required either as part of an audit or as required by the Head of Internal Audit;
  • Working with business areas to improve risk registers and risk management activities.


To be considered to be the next Internal Auditor, a candidate applying for this position should:

  • Have demonstrable Internal Audit experience;
  • Have an excellent understanding of risks and controls;
  • Have good judgement in terms of identifying audit issues and recommending pragmatic solutions;
  • Be an excellent communicator and able to liaise, influence and negotiate at all levels of the organisation;
  • Be detail conscious, professional and flexible;
  • Have strong commercial acumen.
  • Ideally have an appropriate/relevant qualification(s) - Internal Audit - IIA (preferred);

Job Offer

The successful candidate will receive;

  • A competitive salary of £45,000 and competitive benefits package
  • Work autonomously to manage own portfolio of work, taking full responsibility for the end to end audit process,
  • Have access to senior management in the business and learn from this exposure
  • Wide range of audits areas covering the entire business
  • Minimal travel required - good work/life balance