Lead Specialist - Internal Auditor

Job Title: Lead Specialist - Internal Auditor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -102020-1237145_1604687929
Contact Name: Angus King
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 06, 2020 18:38

Job Description

Experienced internal auditor to support the Head of Internal Audit to build an in-house internal audit function

Client Details

Our client is responsible for protecting workplace pensions in the UK, working with employers and those running pensions to help people save safely for their retirement. They have an excellent office and have a diverse, lively and professional growing workforce. Our client is committed to making a great place to work and doing all they can to support their people to reach their full potential. Join their expanding team for the chance to be a part of the biggest change to pensions in a generation.


Deliver independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organisation's operations.

  • Support the client in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.
  • Deliver quality audits and opinions in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that the implementation of Internal Audit recommendations is monitored and reported to the Executive Committee and the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee.
  • Work effectively alongside and compliment the assurance functions in the first and second line of defence.


Proven internal audit expertise / experience, ideally in the public sector · Strong stakeholder engagement experience at all levels · Knowledge and understanding of financial and operational risks and controls, ability to identify weaknesses therein and to develop practical and effective solutions. · Strong understanding of internal auditing standards and techniques · Excellent written and verbal communication skills · Strong organisational skills; handle multiple tasks simultaneously · Ability to develop and maintain peer relationships, possess strong interpersonal skills · Professional qualifications (IIA/CCAB, ACA/ACCA, CIA or equivalent)

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits, including a civil service pension.