Senior Internal Auditor

Saint Helena (SH)
£35k pa, taxable in St Helena plus other non-taxable allowances
07 Jun 2017
06 Jul 2017
Contract Type

Senior Internal Auditor

St Helena, South Atlantic
2 years FTC commencing ASAP

£35k pa, taxable in St Helena plus other non-taxable allowances

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK, poised for future transformation with scheduled, commercial air access.

The Internal Audit team provides independent and objective assurance to the Governor, Audit Committee and Chief Secretary on systems of internal controls, corporate governance and risk management. Responsible for two Internal Auditors, you will deliver selected assignments and occasionally deputise for the Head of Internal Audit.

You will be involved in ad hoc investigations which might include fraud or HR-related investigations. You will also help with training and development of the Internal Audit team and training local staff with the aim of having a fully qualified local internal audit team.

Providing consultative support in areas of corporate governance, risk management and internal controls, other responsibilities might include participation in working groups, systems review and provision of promotional materials, training and presentations. You must adhere to the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards.

You should be part qualified to CIA paper 1 standard or equivalent and will continue studying towards full qualification whilst in post. Utilising objective judgement and initiative you are a strategic thinker, responsive to change, innovative and creative. Experienced in internal audit, you will have IT skills and be proficient in MS applications. Abilities should encompass management, project planning, financial management, organisation, time management, writing, interviewing, negotiating, interpersonal and verbal communication at all levels.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa and which will include a contribution to pension, plus generous income tax-free allowances for relocation, rent and utilities. An application form can be found at where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email:

This is where applications must be sent and received by 6 July 2017. Interviews will be held in London on 20 July.