Lead Internal Auditor - UK's Biggest Infrastructure Builder

England, London
Jan 19, 2021
Feb 16, 2021
JN -012021-1998509
Angus King
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

Assist in the development and optimisation of operational audits

Client Details

Our client is dedicated to becoming one of Britain's best employers and they believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything they do. They look after over 20% of Britain's infrastructure, and own the contracts to some of the biggest projects in the UK's history. They've received significant funding in response to the pandemic, in order to rebuild our country's economy. Their ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives them every day and they're empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. They actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.


    Identifying significant risks to business objectives, processes, programmes and projects.
  • Assessing the design, effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls over risks.
  • Performing appropriate audit tests over the controls identified for testing.
  • Providing senior executives with recommendations to improve the quality of their control environments;
  • Ensuring all audit work is fully documented within the Audit Management System in line with IIA Standards and the Internal Audit Methodology.
  • Lead the audit team on each assignment and review their work and deliverables.
  • Coach, train and provide guidance to other members of the team.
  • Assist in regular reporting activities (e.g.Business assurance committee, Audit action reporting, etc).


Suitable professional qualification, e.g. Qualified Accountant - ACA, CIMA or ACCA, or IIA (or intention to complete). · Programme Management qualifications (e.g. PRINCE 2, MSP, etc); · Experience and interest in the transport, infrastructure or rail industries.

Job Offer

Our client can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to £3333 (to a maximum amount of £2,500). They positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

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