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Internal Auditor - Cardiff

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Job Title: Internal Auditor

Salary: £25,000 per year

Location: Cardiff

Position Overview:

The Internal Auditor plays a crucial role in assessing and evaluating an organization's internal controls, risk management processes, and compliance with policies and regulations. The primary objective of this role is to provide independent and objective assurance that the organization's operations are conducted effectively, efficiently, and in compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

Conducting Audits: Plan, execute, and lead internal audits across various departments and functions of the organization. This includes performing risk assessments, identifying key control points, and testing the effectiveness of internal controls.

Risk Assessment: Identify and assess potential risks within the organization's processes and operations. Develop risk-based audit plans to address areas of highest risk and prioritize audit activities accordingly.

Compliance Review: Ensure compliance with internal policies, procedures, and external regulatory requirements. Review and evaluate the effectiveness of existing controls and recommend improvements where necessary.

Audit Documentation: Maintain comprehensive and accurate audit documentation, including work papers, findings, and recommendations. Prepare detailed reports outlining audit results, conclusions, and action plans for management review.

Process Improvement: Provide recommendations for process improvements and assist management in implementing corrective actions to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness.

Continuous Monitoring: Implement and utilize data analytics and continuous monitoring techniques to identify anomalies, trends, and potential control weaknesses within the organization.

Communication: Communicate audit findings and recommendations effectively to key stakeholders, including senior management and the Audit Committee. Facilitate open and constructive dialogue to address concerns and foster a culture of compliance and risk management.

Follow-Up: Monitor and track the implementation of audit recommendations to ensure timely and effective resolution of identified issues.

Fraud Detection: Assist in detecting and investigating potential fraudulent activities within the organization. Work closely with the appropriate teams to mitigate fraud risks.

Professional Development: Stay current with industry best practices, regulatory changes, and emerging risks in the field of internal auditing. Pursue professional development opportunities to enhance auditing skills and knowledge.


  • Proven experience in conducting internal audits or external audits in a public accounting firm.
  • Strong understanding of internal controls, risk assessment, and compliance principles.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively convey complex audit findings and recommendations.
  • Proficiency in using auditing software, data analytics tools, and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.

Note: The specific responsibilities and qualifications may vary depending on the organization's size, industry, and complexity.

To be considered for the Internal Auditor position please apply immediately.

Amour Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Amour Recruitment have three dedicated divisions, to include Office & Professional, Technical & Engineering and Industrial & Driving.

If you're looking for a new opportunity, one of our experienced consultants will be happy to have a confidential conversation with you and give you more details on this role or any of our other vacancies.


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