Internal Audit Director

Examine and analyze accounting records to determine financial status of establishment and prepare financial reports concerning operating procedures.

Internal Audit Director Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Internal Audit Director to join our team.


  • Divisional and technical audit and assurance Leadership;
  • Take personal ownership for developing & driving aspects of strategic & operational delivery to agreed standards & quality;
  • Take the lead on presentations to board and external stakeholders;
  • Identify, analyse and improve the businesses governance and assurance processes;
  • Leading teams of internal professional resource, contractors and external co-source providers;
  • Be seen as a trusted business partner, providing objective and professional advice and insight through a mix of both challenge and support.


  • Demonstrable record of completing risk assessments, audit planning, execution and reporting;
  • ICAEW, CA, CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CISSP, Chartered Accountant or relevant certification required;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications;
  • Experience with GRC systems (e.g., Archer), or similar electronic workpaper management tool;
  • Must be a self-starter, a team player and have experience in managing a small team of auditors to complete assignments;
  • Understanding of various governance frameworks and standards such as COBIT, ISO, NIST, COSO would be helpful;
  • Must have excellent communication and reporting writing skills;
  • Experience with data analysis tools e.g., Tableau, QlikView, Business Objects;
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent);
  • Must have worked in a large blue chip organisation previously;
  • Have significant experience as an internal audit practitioner, conducting and a managing a broad range of audits and assurance activity;
  • Be able to demonstrate successes in a senior leadership role within Internal Audit in a large organisation or major advisory firm.