Internal Auditor in London

What is an internal auditor?

An internal auditor is relied upon to assess how well a company is managing risk. Working as part of the in-house finance team, they use a systematic methodology to explore how well internal processes are working and whether company risk and operations could be improved.

Internal auditor job description and responsibilities

Professionals within this job role act as a moderator for all company accounts, ensuring that they are compliant and that any future risk is identified and managed. Typical internal auditor responsibilities are: Assessing company financial riskSafeguarding assetsGathering and analysing dataChecking the accuracy of financial reportsAuditing the efficiency of business processesEnsuring the business adheres to policies, procedures, legislations and regulationsStakeholder communication

Internal auditor qualifications, skills and experience

Qualification requirements for internal auditing roles are relatively broad and can include any of the following:FinanceEconomicsAccountancyComputingBusiness StudiesOverseas professionals are typically educated to a postgraduate masters level and can undergo a conversion by gaining a CIMA, ACCA or ACA specialist qualification.An in-demand professional will have the following qualities:Good organisationAn excellent eye for detailGood time-keepingThe ability to think objectivelyHigh emotional intelligenceGood verbal and written communication skillsThe ability to form good professional relationships 

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Accounting Functions
Accounting Software Systems
Audit Findings
Audit Program
Audit Reports
ERP - Enterprise Resource Planning
Salary for Internal Auditor in London
61000 - 71675
25th Percentile
Little or no prior experience in the position; still developing relevant skills. Demand: Low
50th Percentile
Some prior experience in the position; has several relevant skills. Demand: Moderate
75th Percentile
Extensive prior experience in the position; has mastered relevant skills. Demand: High
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