Senior Internal Auditor Risk

IT Governance
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive Salary
Mar 28, 2021
May 13, 2021
Job Role
Internal Auditor
Contract Type
Full Time
At GPT we are passionate about creating spaces that go beyond the expectations of our investors, customers and communities. We create value through our focus on strategic investment and management of high quality shopping centres, office towers, logistics centres and business parks and proudly own a number of prime assets across Australia.

Every day we strive to deliver expectational results to achieve our vision to be the most respected property company in Australia. We do this by empowering our people to take initiative and create solutions. We believe our commitment to invest in you is what strengthens the core of our business and keeps us sustainable, focussed and passionate about shaping the future of property in Australia.

About the role

The GPT Internal Audit Team are responsible for assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of the GPT's Internal Control environment.

As a key member of the Internal Audit Team, the Senior Internal Auditor will assist in the execution of GPT's Internal Audit Plan and will be responsible for overseeing the audit process from planning and scoping through to reporting of individual audit projects.

The principal tasks of the role include, but are not limited to

Involved in the delivery of the Internal Audit program for the GPT Group including:
  • Scoping and planning audit projects
  • Completion of fieldwork
  • Reporting and stakeholder management

  • Assist with the delivery of Board and management reports including:
  • The submission of reports to Leadership Team and Audit Committee on the results and progress of the Internal Audit program and other issues identified.

  • In supporting the delivery of the above tasks, the Internal Auditor will be required to:
  • Scope and deliver Internal Audit projects which focus on key risk areas for the Group.
  • Undertake data analytics for internal audit projects.
  • Identify and raise control weakness or other issues.
  • Identify and communicate risk areas to the business.
  • Identify opportunities to improve internal controls and risk management.
  • Communicate results of internal audit projects to senior management.
  • Formulate and agree commercial, practical and relevant recommendations to address findings identified.
  • Undertake risk and controls culture analysis for internal audit projects
  • Monitor the implementation of recommendations and follow up any critical internal controls or other issues raised through the internal audit process
  • Travel to sites and assets, including interstate may be required

  • Education and training:
  • Provide support, education and training to staff to build risk and control awareness within the organisation

  • What makes you stand out?
  • At least 4 years of internal audit experience, with a strong understanding of governance, risk and controls
  • Top tier audit experience desirable but not essential
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate recommendations which are pragmatic, commercial and aligned to the business strategy
  • Experience acquired in an industry which has tangible operational risk issues, such as property and construction, financial services, mining or utilities
  • Experience in owning and delivering on the end to end internal audit project activities including scoping, fieldwork and reporting and being able to work autonomously
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with experience writing internal audit reports
  • Strong technical ability and proficient in Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Initiative to drive and a desire to learn
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with effective influencing and relationship management skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Experience in discussing internal audit findings and recommendations with risk and control owners including senior management
  • Experience in the application of data analytics for internal audit projects (desirable but not essential)

  • What makes us stand out?
  • Awarded Employer of Choice 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Broad spectrum of diverse and challenging career opportunities available across the organisation
  • Investment in your personal development and future career aspirations
  • Flexible work options available to all GPT employees
  • Competitive remuneration packages and employee benefits

  • We recognise that providing our people with flexible working options improves our performance, creates opportunities for learning, supports wellbeing and improves our lives outside of work. Our mobile workplace technologies and activity based work environments make working at GPT what you do, not where you do it. Explore your options to achieve flexibility including: generous paid parental leave, tailored hours and flexible scheduling, career breaks, study leave, compressed hours, remote working and leave purchase plans.

    What are the next steps?

    If this role sounds like you then we want to hear from you! Click the below link to submit your formal application online and a member of the talent team will be in touch.

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