Internal Auditor (FS) - Dublin City (No International Travel)

Updated 4/February/2021
Our client is an Irish Financial Services organisation seeking an Internal Auditor addition to the team.

Responsibilities :

• Researching audit areas, scoping assignments, carrying out fieldwork, attending exit meetings, agreeing audit findings and recommendations, co-coordinating the receipt of management comments and issuing final audit reports (medium and low risk-rated audit assignments only).
• To properly record the specific audit steps undertaken in an electronic work paper.
• To use CAAT’s during fieldwork.
• To perform audit work at appropriate business locations in Ireland (90% Dublin) as directed by the Head of Internal Audit.
• To carry out audit work in association with external professional advisors - Big 4 / Top 10 .
• To keep abreast of all aspects of the companies accountancy practices and policies.
• To carry out financial, operational, compliance, risk and governance audit assignments.
• To perform specific project work as directed by the Head of Internal Audit.
• To review and challenge remedial actions taken by the business to address audit findings.
• To stay abreast with financial & regulatory developments in the company specifically and in the wider accountancy and regulatory environments.
• To promote a strong internal control and risk management culture throughout the organisation.
• To review value-for-money issues throughout the business.
• Assisting the Head of Internal Audit as required in the short and long term strategic planning for the department.
• To ensure the audit plan and audit objectives are being met and that major risks to the business are being identified and appropriately mitigated.
• To ensure compliance with the professional and ethical standards issued by the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors.

The successful candidate will be :
• ACA Qualified with Statutory audit background (preferably) in a big-4 environment.
• Familiarity with risk based auditing.
• Previous Financial Services experience.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Excellent analytical and numerical skills with strong financial analysis ability.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
• Ability to demonstrate a professional approach in dealings with all levels of Management and staff.
• A highly motivated self-starting individual.
• A strong focus on attention to detail.
• Strong understanding of risk and internal controls.
• Well-developed computer-literacy skills with knowledge of Microsoft applications and CAAT’s.

Please contact Dave Riordan on 01 6377251 or

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