Internal Auditor jobs carry out an independent review of the effectiveness of the policies, procedures and standards set in place by the company to ensure the accounts are going to portray a fair and accurate view of the company's finances. Being an Internal Auditor involves a high degree of interaction with the organisations operations. Internal Audit Compliance jobs can also be used to facilitate business risk management and add value to a business.

Internal Auditor Jobs in accountancy and finance will undertake comprehensive compliance checks to minimise business risk.  The entire audit process has been under the microscope and as a result, Internal Auditor jobs can be lengthy and varied and may include, planning, organising and carrying out the audit function in accordance with recognised professional internal audit standards and department procedures. 

In addition, providing an efficient and effective audit which delivers value across financial and operational areas of the business as well as providing management with information relating to internal controls, to identify areas of risk within the business and to make recommendations for improvement.

Internal Auditor Job requirements

Reporting on the accuracy and relevance of financial information for management, to make recommendations for improving financial and management accounting systems, to liaise with external auditors and highlight any areas of concern are other areas an Internal Auditor would be responsible for.

An Internal Auditor must also demonstrate good understanding of sector issues relevant to your work. And you need to demonstrate:  

  • previous experience with a good knowledge of audit procedures

  • be able to work unsupervised

  • have the ability to gather, analyse and interpret facts to produce management reports

  • be able to establish good working relationships and communicate clearly

Internal Auditor Jobs qualifications

Internal Auditors are normally Part-qualified or Qualified CIMA/ACCA/CA/CIPFA/IIA.  The global body, ACCA who represent the accounting and finance industry as a whole, provide comprehensive information on the ACCA Global website about internal audit. 

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