Internal Audit Apprentice

Paragon Bank Plc
51, Homer Road, Solihull, B91 3QJ
£14,000.00 annually
03 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
We are looking to recruit a full time Apprentice to join our Internal Audit team. With a desire to join a successful organisation and develop a career within financial services, candidates should possess the ability to learn quickly whilst retaining information as well as having strong analytical skills coupled with excellent verbal and written communication.

Purpose of the role:

Internal Audit's role is to assess the controls business areas have established to manage risks to help ensure their objectives are achieved. This is done by establishing a Plan of individual audits to ensure all key business activities are assessed over a period of time. The audits defined in the Plan are then undertaken and reports issued to senior management which give an opinion on the adequacy of the controls Internal Audit have found and assessed. As an apprentice you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks within Internal Audit. You will be involved in audits across the business which will contribute to completion of the annual audit plan.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Researching business processes and highlighting potential risks
  • Assisting other audit colleagues by completing testing as part of a schedule of fieldwork
  • Data gathering, analysis and interpretation
  • Identifying issues arising from audit testing and helping to write audit reports
  • Helping to develop and monitoring metrics used to track and report on audit work
  • Administering and updating Internal Audit's Galileo software

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communicate clearly and succinctly both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other audit colleagues
  • Understanding of sampling, data analysis
  • Effective time management to deliver high quality work

Personal qualities

  • Act with integrity and demonstrate confidentiality, independence and objectivity.

Desired qualifications

  • Educated to A-Level (or equivalent) standard.

Future prospects

Opportunity to progress within the company.

Things to consider

Benefits Include: Holidays start at 22 days, Pension - company match contribution up to 6% and
eligibility for our profit related pay.

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