Principal Auditor

University of Reading - Education

Internal Audit Services is placed in Academic and Governance Services (AGS) for day-to-day reporting purposes, which is led by the Chief Strategy Officer and University Secretary.

We are seeking an experienced internal auditor to perform a wide range of risk-based internal audits across the University's operations.

You will have:

  • A CCAB, CMIIA or equivalent relevant professional qualification;
  • Significant experience in risk based internal auditing;
  • The capability to scope and plan complex audits, conduct audit interviews within prescribed timescales, and produce high quality reports and supporting working papers;
  • The ability to assist with and perform investigation assignments as and when required;
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team;
  • Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets.

Experience of the higher education sector and CAATS would be an advantage. There will be the opportunity for occasional travel to the University’s international operations in Malaysia and South Africa.

Interview date - week commencing 3rd October 2017

Informal contact details

Contact role: Director of Internal Audit Services
Contact name: David O’Connor
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 3788303
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs

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