Senior Internal Auditor

City, University of London - Governance Team

Background

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City is in the world’s top four per cent (Times Higher Education World University Rankings), attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries. City joined the University of London in 2016.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in academic staff, estate and systems and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026

This role is a 12 month fixed term contract to cover a period of maternity leave for the Senior Internal Auditor and is available from mid-October 2017.

Responsibilities

Working within the Internal Audit team and reporting to the Director of Internal Audit, the role holder will help to promote and support City's improvement and efficiency by evaluating processes and procedures, developing recommendations and negotiating acceptance of these with our clients. The role holder will be confident working collaboratively with colleagues and external stakeholders at all levels.

Person Specification

The role holder will have experience of working within internal audit in either the Higher Education or Not for Profit sectors, along with the ability to work effectively whilst under pressure. Excellent IT skills, numeracy, written and verbal communication and a flexible approach to work are essential prerequisites for this diverse role.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Interviews are planned for w/c 11th September 2017.

If you would like to discuss this role prior to submitting an application, please feel free to contact the Director of Internal Audit, Steve Stanbury on: steve.stanbury.1@city.ac.uk or 0207 040 4066

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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