Internal Auditor - NO travel - North Dublin

Updated 13/August/2019
Internal audit role with a prestigious organisation based in North Dublin.

The role is ideally suited to a newly qualified Chartered Accountant.

Job Description
In this varied role the auditor will report directly to the Head of Internal Audit and will be expected to contribute to the successful delivery of the annual plan of internal audit activity.

• The successful candidate will be expected to operate in a team environment whilst at the same time be assigned responsibility for specific tasks and assignments.
• The ability to communicate effectively is an essential requirement for this post and excellent inter personal skills are required.
• The candidate should be self-motivated and capable of working on their own initiative.
• The successful candidate will display a high level of professionalism and sound judgement.
• The candidate should illustrate an awareness of emerging issues with the ability to adapt to the changing operating environment of the sector, providing innovative recommendations as required.

Experience, skills and knowledge requirements
• Recently qualified Chartered Accountant
• Minimum 3 years’ experience of working in an audit environment
• Excellent technical audit and accounting skills
• Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to present adequate working papers to enable the Head of Internal Audit or Internal Audit Manager to assess work done and matters to be reported
• Act in a professional and ethical manner at all times including observing the confidential nature of Internal Audit’s work
• A positive and flexible can do attitude and self-starting ability with the aptitude to take ownership of projects as required and see them through to completion
• Highly organised with strong organisation and planning skills, ability to prioritise tasks and deliver assigned audits in line with the audit plan
• Excellent IT skills

Overview of duties:
• Leading or working on Internal Audit assignments including the planning of the assignment, engaging with the auditee in performing audit field work, agreeing audit findings with line management and preparing draft reports for review
• Assist in the delivery from planning to completion of the programme of work set out by the Head of Internal Audit as part of the continuous auditing element of the Internal Audit Plan
• Assist in the completion of the quarterly audit issues follow up process, working with management to update the status of the previous internal and external findings and auditing resolved issues
• Conducting other audit work as directed in line with the Internal Audit Plan
• Presentation of clear, concise and timely working papers in line with International Internal Auditing Standards for review by the Head of Internal Audit or Internal Audit Manager
• The timely delivery of professional written draft reports and practical value added recommendations on issues arising during audit work as required
• Drive a policy of best practice with a focus on continuous improvement and awareness across the organisation with respect to internal control, risk and corporate governance
• Develop and maintain productive business relationships across all units in the University
• Develop professional capability through on the job and internal and external training
• Utilise best practice processes and tools for auditing including data analytics
• Perform special audit-related projects as assigned
• Perform other duties as assigned

***This is an excellent opportunity to join a world class organisation in a pivotal role. The salary is competitive and the will include a very generous benefits package and exceptional work life balance***

Please contact Karin Lanigan on 01 637 7331 or for a confidential chat about this role.

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