Internal Auditor Job Description

Internal Auditor job description

Below is a typical job description for an Internal Auditor which we hope you find useful. If you need any assistance with recruiting an Internal Auditor in the North West we’d love to hear from you.

The role of Internal Auditor is increasingly being introduced to businesses as a streamlining service.

Internal Auditors analyse all banking and financial processes of a company. They review available data, and interview managers and employees through consultations examining working structures and operations.

An Internal Auditor is tasked with evaluating an organisation’s operations identifying ways to optimise performance through risk management, control and governance processes.

The Internal Auditor also often carries out a risk assessment to check that a company is adhering to industry regulations and government legislation.

Internal Audit role, duties and responsibilities

An Internal Audit will be expected to perform any of the following tasks:

  • Conduct audit testing of specified areas, structures or departments
  • Test and evaluate banking models
  • Preparing reports documenting findings and making recommendations
  • Conducting presentations on findings to management
  • Investigating fraud
  • Evaluating financial records
  • Establish risk-based audit programs
  • Review the suitability of internal controls
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures

Person Specification

Typical qualities of a successful Internal Audit include:

  • Strong, proven business background
  • Impeccable organisational skill
  • Keen analytical ability
  • Amendable manner for interviewing and investigating
  • Conviction and confidence to make recommendations based on findings