Job title: Internal Auditor
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Belfast
Job published: 10-06-2021
Job ID: 36610
Contact name: Laura McFarlane
Phone number: 07458 160119
Contact email:

Job Description

An excellent opportunity is available for an Internal Auditor to join a Public Sector organisation based in Belfast City Centre on a permanent basis.

The Internal Auditor will by key in assisting with the delivery of the Corporate Internal Audit Plan and delivery of a range of audit and advisory/consulting projects.  This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and highly motivated auditor to have a key role in further developing leading practices within the internal audit service.

Top 3 Things to Know About this Job:

  1. Competitive salary and benefits package
  2. Excellent City Centre location
  3. Exciting and impacting role

The Role:

  • Complete work in accordance with the internal audit methodology and quality control requirements
  • Undertake supervisory review of work carried out by contracted resource on discrete audit assignments
  • Evaluate categorisation of reported findings and recommendations using organisations risk assessment matrix
  • Perform work in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditor’s Code of Ethics and professional practices framework (IPPF)
  • Organise own time and contacts with auditees to complete audit assignments in accordance with agreed budget and deadlines
  • Independently prepare detailed work plans, including risk matrices and test plans based on the planned scope of reviews
  • Lead multiple internal audit assignments, ensuring deliverables are managed to meet reporting deadlines
  • Proactively identify risks and controls and contribute to their evaluation
  • Manipulate, analyse and interpret disparate or large volumes of data insight
  • Draft monthly status updates on open internal audit actions
  • Any other duties as required

The Person:

  • A third level qualification - Degree (or equivalent)
  • Successfully completed the professional examinations and be a current member of one of the following bodies:
    • The Institute of Internal Auditors (UK & Ireland) (PIIA / CIA or MIIA)
    • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland
    • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants Institute in England and Wales
    • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
    • The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy
    • The Institute of Chartered Certified Accountants
    • The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland


  • Have at least 3 years audit (internal or external) experience. Experience in an audit
  • (internal or external) role must include:
    • Leading reviews of operational and financial activities;
    • Evaluation of the design and operating, effectiveness / efficiency of internal
  • controls; and
    • Leading end to end audit projects / assignments.

The Rewards:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits package

Next Steps

For further information, and to apply for this Internal Audit job, please contact Laura McFarlane.  Visit our website for a full list of Accountancy & Finance opportunities.

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