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Senior Internal Auditor - Aberdeen

Competitive Salary DOE - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 2941 Date Posted: Wednesday 26 Jun 2019
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iMultiply are supporting a leading Oil & Gas manufacturer in the Aberdeen area who are looking to recruit a Senior Internal Auditor to their busy team. This is a key role for the business which involves a significant amount of varied senior stakeholder interaction globally and seen as an integral support to the business as a whole. Due to this being a global business, it is anticipated that there will be a travel requirement of up to 40% annually which will be planned well in advance of required dates at particular offices both domestically and internationally.  This is an excellent opportunity for either a qualified internal audit professional or a qualified accountant within external audit looking to move into industry and gain exposure to some of the most senior stakeholders within a business whilst also being able to travel across areas of North America, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

Reporting to the Senior Internal Audit Manager, the Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for:

  • Conducting assigned audit engagements based on the annual Audit Plan and in alignment with Internal Audit methodology.
  • Identify and communicate issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk.
  • Ensure adherence to Internal Audit policies and procedures.
  • In addition to operational audits, execute and review SOX walkthroughs and control testing.
    • Project examples include: business process reviews, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, strategic risk assessments, process improvement, and special investigations.
  • Work with Internal Audit Management to plan, perform, manage, and refine analytical/audit/process reviews that enhance the company's success and control environment.
  • Evaluate all business policies, procedures and related controls in to find optimal practices.
  • Execute SOX compliance program and work with individual process owners within the organisation
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with company management throughout audit process with regard to developing a mutually effective audit work schedule, conducting audit status meetings, and leading the entrance and exit conferences
  • Assist in the development and implementation of effective audit strategies using the COSO and Sarbanes Oxley standards
  • Obtain, organise, and present evidential matter as to the reliability and adequacy of the internal control systems within the financial and operational areas of each business unit
  • Keep abreast of changes in audit, accounting and industry practices and modify audit risk assessment and audit procedures accordingly
  • Contribute to the development of efficiencies and effectiveness of departmental processes to improve our function/and or services
  • Partner, collaborate, and team with the business to bring value-adding improvements/audit recommendations.
  • Network with internal/external personnel to develop industry, business, and Company knowledge
  • Work in conjunction with our external auditors as part of a continued reliance strategy


Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant (ICAS/ICAEW) or CIA Internal Audit Professional with a background in internal audit
  • Strong experience with US GAAP, IFRS and internal control principles
  • Technical training and experience in multiple internal audit specialties including SOX compliance, IT, financial & operational audits, fraud investigations, and data analytics
  • Strong knowledge of IIA standards and ability to execute audit work in accordance with IIA standards
  • Strong communication skills across all levels of management
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Exceptional analytical and organization skills
  • Ability to lead and complete multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Ability to build effective and valued relationships
  • Ability to work independently and within teams


For a confidential discussion please contact Daryl Harper at iMultiply on 0131 603 7747 or send your CV to