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Internal Auditor - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

Reference number: CEOD00209

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 10th August 2022

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Internal Auditor - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

  • Basic salary up to £55,000 depending on experience

  • Up to 17.5% annual bonus

  • Hybrid working with 80% working from home

About the role

Join our Internal Audit team and you’ll be involved in a wide variety of work that has a positive impact on our whole business. Internal Audit help the board and executive management to protect NFU Mutual’s assets, reputation and sustainability. How? By assessing if major risks are identified, reported and controlled effectively.

We are seeking an experienced and ACA/IIA qualified Auditor to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract to conduct and where appropriate, lead assigned audits and reviews producing high quality reports of findings, with recommendations to bring about improvements to processes and controls to mitigate risk. The successful candidate will build and maintain effective working relationships with key business stakeholders to ensure the effective delivery of departmental objectives and to promote a robust control environment for the assigned business area. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure to a range of teams involved in writing General Insurance business and handling claims such as customers services, our local agencies and pricing.

You will analyse, identify and prioritise financial and operational risks within assigned areas of operation in order to contribute to the production of the annual audit plan. Collect and analyse information and conduct tests, in line with agreed scope and plans, to detect deficient or non-existent controls, inefficiencies, fraud or non-compliance with regulations, Group policies and standards. You will evaluate and advise on risks and internal controls against changing trends and market/external practices to identify opportunities to improve internal controls aligned with risk appetite. Track and verify through follow-up audit actions, to ensure completion of departmental actions in accordance with agreed timescales and criteria. Conduct research and develop a detailed awareness of the assigned business area to ensure understanding of the business objectives, known and emerging risks and controls relevant to the area.

About you

The successful candidate must be ACA/IIA qualified (or equivalent), and ideally have a background within Financial Services or another regulated environment. You will have knowledge or experience of assessing risk and controls and designing audit programmes with support to reflect the operational and business environment. You will have an understanding of relevant international standards and quality benchmarks governing internal audit practice, including internal audit code of ethics. The ability to think independently and provide constructive challenge on individual audit engagements is key and you must have an enquiring and analytical mind. Stakeholder management experience is essential, and you must be able to build strong working relationships.

Benefits and Rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:   

  • Salary up to £55,000 depending on experience  

  • Annual bonus (up to 17.5% of salary)  

  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell/save holiday trading scheme

  • A Family Friendly policy that helps you balance your work and family responsibilities

  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets

  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs

  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more

  • Access to voluntary benefits, including health assessments, private medical insurance and dental insurance

  • Employee Volunteering - volunteer in the community for one day each year

  • Unlimited access to Refer a Friend £500 bonus scheme

  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary

  • Employee discounts of 15% on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies


Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2022 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.   
We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.