Internal Audit Assistant Manager

Job Description

We are delighted to represent this mid-sized accountancy practice known for their commitment to excellence, integrity, and providing exceptional service to local clients. With a track record of success and a focus on fostering a thriving work culture, this is a unique opportunity for a Chartered Internal Auditor to join the team.

The practice prioritises work-life balance and career progression, offering a supportive environment where individuals can grow and thrive. The firm has been successful in winning multiple lucartive contracts and are poised for continued growth and success, making this an exciting time to join our team.

What you will do:

  1. Conduct internal audits to assess the effectiveness of internal controls, compliance with regulations, and adherence to policies and procedures.
  2. Develop audit plans, including risk assessments, audit objectives, and testing procedures, to address key areas of concern.
  3. Execute audit procedures, including gathering and analysing data, evaluating evidence, and documenting findings in accordance with professional standards.
  4. Communicate audit findings and recommendations to management, providing practical insights and actionable solutions to address identified issues.
  5. Collaborate with team members and stakeholders to implement corrective actions and process improvements based on audit findings.
  6. Monitor and follow up on the implementation of corrective actions to ensure timely resolution of identified issues.
  7. Stay current with regulatory requirements, industry trends, and best practices in internal auditing, applying this knowledge to enhance audit processes and procedures.
  8. Provide guidance and support to junior team members, fostering their professional development and growth within the practice.

What you will have:

  1. Chartered Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification preferred, and equivalent professional certification (e.g., ACA, ACCA) with relevant audit experience.
  2. Significant experience working in internal audit, preferably within a professional services or accountancy practice environment.
  3. Strong understanding of internal control concepts, risk assessment methodologies, and audit techniques.
  4. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify issues, evaluate evidence, and develop practical solutions.
  5. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact confidently with stakeholders at all levels.
  6. Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  7. Proficiency in audit software and Microsoft Office suite.

What's in it for you

  1. Serious work-life balance and a supportive work environment that values employee well-being and personal development.
  2. Opportunities for career progression and professional growth within a thriving and successful practice.
  3. The chance to work on challenging and rewarding assignments, including projects related to our firm's winning tenders.
  4. Competitive salary and benefits package.
  5. A collaborative and inclusive team culture that encourages innovation, creativity, and excellence.

If you're a talented Chartered Internal Auditor looking for a rewarding opportunity to join a thriving practice that values work-life balance and career progression, we want to hear from you!

What's the next step?
If you think this role may be of interest to you, or you wish to discuss any other senior accountancy jobs in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Emma Jayne Bowen at VANRATH or on LinkedIn in the strictest confidence.

Why VANRATH will help you secure your next role:
Established in 2000, VANRATH has become a market leader in Northern Ireland. This success is a direct result of our dedication to confidentiality, professionalism and the wealth of knowledge held by our Senior Consultants. VANRATH has a demonstrable track record in pairing the best local talent with leading local businesses.