Senior Internal Auditor

Human Resources
About The Role
Reporting to the Head of Audit the key responsibility of this role is to provide assurance to the Audit Committee that there are adequate, effective and appropriate controls in place within the business to mitigate risks posing a significant threat to the achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives. The role is based in London with occasional travel to our other sites to perform audit work. 

In the Internal Audit team, we execute audits at an individual level, from planning to fieldwork to reporting, but value and use the knowledge and strengths the entire team has. 

You will also have responsibility for carrying out any consulting activities as required by the business and facilitated through the Head of Audit. 

You will be able to contribute digital solutions to audit testing including, but not limited to, continuous auditing. 

You will have opportunities to do other ad-hoc pieces of work and to participate in the current projects on our plan i.e. Data Analytics, GRC Product development and Assurance Mapping.
About You
You love working independently but also as part of a small team. You know how to balance being a self-starter with providing support when needed to the wider team with strong project management and team-working ability.

You are an effective and clear communicator with excellent communication skills and are articulate both orally and in writing. You are able to use diplomacy to communicate difficult messages and manage challenging situations. 

You understand the importance of building relationships with people in varying roles and at different levels across the whole business. You have the ability to influence others’ opinions and gain confidence of people at all levels. 

The successful candidate will:
  • Enjoy meeting people and learning about the work they perform whilst keeping the bigger, overall picture in view
  • Balance risk with the commercial imperatives of the organisation
  • Bpragmatic, fair and personable whilst maintaining your professional scepticism
  • Have the desire to provide value to the business through the work you perform
  • Have an interest in getting to understand the business from all perspectives
  • Have strong analytical skills and the ability to form good judgements on incomplete information
  • You have the ability to analyse and opine upon complex situations, sometimes involving parties with conflicting priorities
  • Act with the highest level of integrity and treat others with respect
  • Be a role model for Motability Operations values and behaviours and are engaged and can demonstrate a strong alignment with the organisation’s objectives. 
Please note, the minimum requirements of this role are:
  • As a minimum for this role, you will have graduate level education with a recognised accountancy qualification or IIA qualification or comparable, ideally gained through a Big 4 accountancy firm
  • You should have extensive internal auditing experience gained either within financial services or a commercial environment, to include both operational and financial auditing. Experience in auditing IT controls and / or insurance operations would be beneficial
  • If you have experience in data analytics, continuous auditing and / or other digital solutions, this would be advantageous as would experience in the automotive or general insurance market
    About The Company
    At Motability Operations Ltd we provide a unique mobility proposition for the specific needs of people with disabilities by leasing cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs to those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and have over 625,000 customers. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, achieving an independently verified customer satisfaction rating of 9.8 out of 10.

    Our values are at the heart of everything we do and our people demonstrate these values:
    • Empowerment
    • Empathy
    • Inclusion
    • Forward thinking
    • Excellence
    What’s on offer
    As a Motability Operations Ltd team member you can expect:
    • 28 days holiday in addition to bank holidays
    • 15% non-contributory pension after probation
    • Private healthcare
    • Life assurance
    • Season ticket loans
    • Voluntary benefits such as travel insurance, health checks and gym membership

    Unfortunately Motability Operations Ltd is unable to provide visa sponsorship; therefore applicants applying to work with Motability Operations Ltd must be eligible to work in the UK.