Senior Internal Auditor

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum
Reference: 13999882/001_1563805939
Contact Name: Molly Griffin
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 22, 2019 15:32

Job Description

The Senior Internal Auditor will take responsibility for a portfolio of risk based internal audit reviews supporting the mission to provide the Sellafield Limited organisation with independent, objective assurance over the effectiveness and efficiency of internal control and risk management.

Client Details

Sellafield Ltd is a global centre for nuclear engineering management. They have pioneered the harnessing of nuclear power to generate electricity for the country. Now they continue to set international standards in high-hazard reduction and are at the forefront of the industry. Joining Sellafield means working alongside experienced professionals and experts across business units. The embedded culture of continuous improvement is underpinned by the organisation's commitment to professional and personal development and this is unparalleled. This role is primarily based in Warrington with some travel to the Sellafield site in Cumbria.


As Senior Internal Auditor for Sellafield, you will:-

  • Lead on internal audit reviews, to provide assurance on the adequacy of internal controls and risk management
  • Conduct ad hoc reviews / investigations as required in order to prevent and detect fraud, bribery and corruption
  • Lead and support risk and control awareness training in the business through workshops/ training sessions
  • Provide supervision to more junior members of the Internal Audit team
  • Identify commercial and practical solutions, reporting these back to the business
  • Monitor and encourage the implementation of solutions arising from reviews
  • Participate in the development of the Annual Internal Audit plan and proactively identify potential areas for further review within the business throughout the year
  • Build constructive and effective relationships with the business
  • Take responsibility for own personal development and agree development opportunities


The successful Senior Internal Auditor will:-

  • Be educated to degree level in a relevant subject
  • Hold a professional Qualification (Chartered Accountant (ACA) or Chartered Auditor (CIA)
  • Have 5 years + post qualified relevant audit experience

Professional audit experience in programme and project management is desirable, as well as experience in undertaking forensic audits and investigations

Job Offer

An extremely competitive package is on offer for the right person