Risk and Assurance Trainee Auditor

Contract: Full Time
Location: Ipswich
Salary: Competitive

Our Risk and Assurance team works closely with clients delivering internal audits and advisory services. Our client portfolio spans not-for-profit and commercial businesses based across the Eastern and South Eastern regions and London. We are looking for an organised, conscientious and driven individual with an enquiring mind to join our team as a Risk and Assurance Trainee Auditor.
A career in Risk and Assurance (Internal Audit) provides an opportunity to assist high profile organisations in managing their key risks and therefore enable them to achieve their goals.  We have access to our clients’ most senior staff and to their Board. We are seen as a business partner, a trusted adviser and critical friend recognised as a driving force behind a culture of governance, accountability and compliance that helps in the achievement of our clients’ objectives.
Why Scrutton Bland?
The Scrutton Bland Group is a leading provider of financial services and advice to business, not for profit and private clients.
We place a strong emphasis on valuing an individual’s needs and contribution. You will have the opportunity to develop your career whether this be within the team, developing knowledge and skills in a different area of the business or personal development. We are committed to supporting our employee’s continuous development.
The role
Our Trainee Auditors will work towards undertaking audits both on-site and remotely as directed by our Client Managers and Partner. The successful candidate will be required to work with and without direct supervision. The role of Trainee Auditor will entail:
  • Audit preparation and planning
  • Liaising with clients at pre-audit. during the review and at debrief meetings
  • Completing audit testing and working papers to the required standard and format
  • Writing audit reports for audits undertaken
Full training will be provided and will continue as the successful candidate’s Internal Audit knowledge develops with plenty of opportunity for career progression. The successful candidate would have the opportunity to gain a professional qualification from the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA).
The successful candidate will:
  • Have achieved A-Level’s or an Undergraduate degree
  • Have a full driving license and access to independent transport
  • Be interested in or already undertaking the CIA Diploma in Internal Audit Practice
  • Be able to demonstrate strong analytical skills 
  • Be a team player who enjoys working as part of a busy team to achieve team targets
  • Be competent using Microsoft Office and other software applications
And in return? 
You’ll be joining a team of experts in a leading financial services provider, receiving a competitive salary, enrolled in our Employee Benefits scheme with opportunities to volunteer in ways that help our community. We are currently working from home the majority of the time. Post COVID-19 we are looking at hybrid ways of working, gaining the best of both worlds whilst ensuring we deliver the very best for our clients, and supporting our desire for work/life balance.

There is ample opportunity to develop your skills further and progress your career.

Diversity Statement 
Scrutton Bland values diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender assignment, age, religion or belief, pregnancy, maternity and paternity status, disability, marital or civil partnership status. 

How to apply
Sounds interesting? We look forward to hearing from you, please apply now by sending us your CV and a covering letter, which outlines why you’d like to join our team to our Careers Team.