Internal Auditor
Rutherford Cross
January 11, 2022
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Audit and Assurance


Rutherford Cross are delighted to be retained by a multi-divisional national business to appoint an Internal Auditor. This is a unique opportunity for a newly qualified Accountant or an internal Auditor to join a growing business in a varied role that comprises Internal Audit and various Group Accounting functions. The position will be based at the companies head office in Central Glasgow and will report into the Group Financial Controller. The business is offering a hybrid working model and there is the opportunity to travel UK wide within this role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified or recently qualified accountant to take the next step in their career. Working as part of a small team the role will be exciting and challenging and given the diverse nature of the group’s operations there will be the potential for the successful candidate to grow and develop in different areas. On offer is a salary of up to 42k + a very generous benefits package.

Main Tasks / Responsibilities:

  • Drive the assurance and risk management agenda within the business
  • Manage and refine internal audit standards, methodologies, tools and templates, ensuring they are in line with best practice
  • Develop and execute an internal audit programme which is tailored to the risk profile of each business, with buy-in from key stakeholders
  • Oversight and instruction of external advisors to ensure a timely and valuable delivery whilst maintaining quality standards
  • Lead and deliver assurance reviews and conduct regular site visits
  • Communication – written and verbal – of key findings and recommendations for improvement at the conclusion of each assurance review to the relevant business stakeholders(s)
  • Regular reporting on the delivery of the internal audit plan
  • Review of Group wide compliance policies and assisting in implementation of them across the business, particularly Anti Bribery & Corruption, Data Protection and Modern Slavery
  • Assist in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members
  • Assist in supporting accounting system implementations and upgrades
  • Assist in management of Group banking procedures and processes
  • Ad hoc projects, analysis as required

In addition to duties as Internal Auditors, the post holder will also assist the Group Financial Controller on group accounting duties such as:

  • Supporting and assisting the Group Financial Controller with:
  • Year-end activities including preparation of the Group financial consolidation and statutory reporting
  • Liaising with external auditors
  • Assisting with Group treasury and cash management activities

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