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Apprentice Group Internal Auditor - Internal Audit Practitioner Level 4

2 Wythall Green Way, Birmingham, B47 6LW
£25,000.00 annually
Closing date
20 Jul 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
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What will the apprentice be doing?

You will undertake study to acquire the Internal Audit Practitioner Level 4 certificate and adapt your learning into practical application
Performing internal audit reviews allocated from the Group Plan, including the planning and execution of audit work and testing, within agreed timeframes. initially audits will be performed with other team members but with experience the individual will progress to being responsible for their own audits
Drafting audit reports including findings and recommendations, agreeing the implementation actions with management and performing follow up activity on those actions
Assisting with the development of the Group Internal Audit Plan, including identification of areas for potential future audit work
Assisting with the reporting of Group Internal Audit activity to the Audit Committee and Senior Management
Assisting with the development / implementation of the Group's Risk Management Procedures at both a Group and business unit level
Helping to ensure compliance with Operating and Accounting Polices and Corporate Governance Standards
Liaising with Internal Control and Loss Prevention functions of subsidiary businesses
Assisting with integration of any acquisitions and the implementation of an appropriate control environment within new businesses, post-acquisition capital expenditure reviews, and financial due diligence as required
Work on ad hoc projects as directed by the Group Internal Audit Manager
Support the improvement of procedures and processes to ensure that the best service delivery is given to our stakeholders and the wider business
Work for improvement across the Group IA team and the wider business

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

A 100% tailored training and assessment program will be delivered to support you throughout your Apprenticeship, (18 - 24 months including endpoint assessment)

Learning provider will do online visits. Qualifications will be Audit Practitioner Level 4.

topics covered include -
Commercial Awareness
Corporate Governance and Risk Management
Organizational Business Processes
Risk and Control Audit Methodology
Data Analytics
Time Management
Systems and IT Skills
Ethics and Integrity
Add value/ continuous improvement
Professional Development
Proactive and adaptable
Professional Scepticism

This apprenticeship also includes 2 core IIA awards :
Corporate governance and risk management
Internal audit planning and assurance framework
Optional IIA awards (select 2):
Effective delivery of audit and assurance
Interpersonal skills for audit and assurance
Compliance audit and assurance
Includes membership to the IIA

You may need to complete level 2 Maths and English Functional skills (if you cannot evidence prior grades)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to progress and gain experience initially within Group Internal Audit by taking on more responsibility and potentially in other Group departments and business as opportunities arise. Once the initial apprenticeship is completed there will be the opportunity to training for further relevant qualifications e.g. CMIIA (Charter Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Range including Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Minimum of 3 A Levels (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Other Benefits • Salary sacrifice pension contributions • Health Cashplan, part subsidised by the company - claim money back on everyday healthcare needs and treatments (Dental, physio, prescriptions to name a few) • Share saving scheme • Company sick pay • Life assurance • Cycle to work scheme • 100's of retail discounts available through our flexible benefits portal
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