Internal Audit Professional Apprentice

Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£26,544 - £30,618 per annum
03 Jun 2021
13 Jun 2021
Contract Type

About Us: A breadth of experience, a focus on qualifications.

In Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people and local businesses at the heart of decision-making, working in partnership with them to provide quality services that are responsive, effective and efficient. We depend on our Internal Audit team to guide and challenge the way we work at every level of the organisation, and to help us mitigate risk in critical areas such as income management. This expertise is shared in a tri -borough agreement with Westminster City Council and Hammersmith and Fulham to strengthen governance and performance in all three boroughs.

The Role: This is a unique opportunity to work across three flagship councils on the full spectrum of system audits and reviews, broadening your experience as you build towards recognised professional qualifications. You will interact with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, including our customers, and may also have the opportunity to take on project-based value-for-money studies, project reviews and other specialist assignments. 

Lasting between 36 and 42 months, this Internal Audit Professional Level 7 Apprenticeship leads to Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certification and the Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL). Around 20% of your working hours will devoted to workshops online learning, coaching and other professional development activities. By the end of your training, you will have an in-depth insight into the workings of three high-profile local authorities.

Please refer to the Job Description for more information. 

About You: As this is a Professional Apprenticeship, you will already have a Level 4 or degree-level qualification and some prior knowledge or experience of internal audit. Alternatively, you could have three years’ equivalent practical experience in an internal audit role. Inquisitive and quick to learn, you’ll be ready to master new IT systems and processes, and will have proven your ability to analyse information and present your findings with clarity and confidence. A strong customer focus, allied to demonstrable integrity and objectivity, is essential.

Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s alone will not be considered for this role. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applicants.

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

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