Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Internal Auditor

Internal Auditor
Location: London
Contract: Temporary (6-months initial)
Rate: £28-31 per hour umbrella - 36hr week
Start Date: ASAP
Sector: Local Government

Job Description
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in London for an Internal Auditor on a temporary basis.

The postholder will contribute to the overall effectiveness of the Internal Audit service by undertaking audit engagements across all Council activities.

The postholder will be committed to further improving the internal control environment and will play a vital role in delivering the Internal Audit service.

Main Responsibilities

  • To undertake specific or corporate Audit projects that will be allocated to you by the Audit Manager in any of the Council's individual departments or in any designated outside body for which the Authority has a responsibility for providing an Audit service.

  • To assist, when directed by the Audit Manager, on Audit projects where a Principal Auditor is acting as the ‘Responsible Auditor'.

  • To ensure the Audit projects on which you are the ‘Responsible Auditor' are completed on or within the time-scale allocated at the commencement of the project.

    To report to the Head of Audit at the earliest opportunity if it appears an over-run is likely and provide reasons for this.

  • To carry out audit projects in a manner that meets the contractual requirements and time-scales of the Division's Service Level Agreement with the client departments of the Council.

  • To ensure that Audit projects are carried out in accordance with the Internal Audit's Procedures and Quality Manual which are accredited to ISO 9002 Standard.

Candidate Criteria

  • AAT/IIA/CCAB Qualified

  • Experience of working within an Internal Audit function in the Public Sector

  • Knowledge of the standards/best practice set out in the APB guidelines and Code of Practice for Internal Audit in Local Government

  • Experience of managing and planning high volumes of work, performing to tight deadlines and targets

  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.