Senior Internal Auditor

  1. Finance
  2. Full-time


Crawley, England, United Kingdom

As Senior Auditor, you will work within a dynamic and team-oriented environment and provides leadership, training, coaching, and guidance to less-senior colleagues in executing assigned projects. 

You will be assigned the most complex and interpretive audits projects including, but not limited to, audits of internal controls over financial and operational audits, SOX and other compliance/regulatory audits, process improvement projects, and fraud investigations. 

Job Responsibilities 

• With minimal guidance or assistance from management, performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures. 

• Line management across functional colleagues. 

• Independently conducts interviews, reviews documents, develops and administers surveys, composes summary memos, and prepares working papers. 

• Utilizes data analytics to identify trends and exceptions, measure process risk, evaluate control effectiveness, determine impact of identified opportunities and recommend sustainable business-focused solutions to enhance operations and strengthen controls. 

• Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations using independent judgment concerning areas being reviewed. 

• Communicates or assists in communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations. 

• Understands department and Company strategy to effectively facilitate effective change. • Develops and maintains productive client and staff relationships through individual contacts and group meetings. 

• Provides or assists in providing training, coaching and guidance to Internal Audit staff in conducting audits, both technical and professional competencies, other audit- related issues. • Conducts independent analysis, commentary and recommendations for fraud and ethics-related investigations.


• Certification as a ACCA, CIMA, CIA, CPA, CISA, or other applicable certification preferred. We are especially interested in forensic accounting experience. 

• 5 years experience in auditing, accounting, business analysis, or program evaluation and supervisory or project management experience. 

• Demonstrated leadership attributes including strong human relations, analytical, project management, and written communications skills 

• Experience in fraud and other investigations, CFE qualification welcomed.

• Considerably knowledgeably in applying internal auditing, management principles and best business practices. 

• Knowledgeable of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). 

• Knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts and practices.

• Knowledgeable of industry program policies, procedures, regulations and laws.

• Skilled in conducting quality assessment reviews of audit and non-audit work products.

• Skilled in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions. 

• Considerably skilled in using a computer with word processing, spreadsheet and other business software to prepare reports, memos, summaries and analyses. Data analytics experience is especially welcomed. 

• Considerably skilled in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines. 

• Demonstrated the ability to negotiate issues and resolve problems. 


  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Hybrid working
  • Rentokil Initial Reward Scheme
  • 23 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Healthcare
  • Free parking

At Rentokil Initial, our customers and colleagues represent diverse backgrounds and experiences. We take pride in being an equal opportunity employer, actively encouraging applications from individuals from all walks of life. Our belief is that everyone irrespective of age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, or beliefs, has the potential to thrive and contribute.


We embrace the differences that make each of our colleagues unique, fostering an inclusive environment where everyone can be their authentic selves and feel a sense of belonging. To ensure that your journey with us is accessible if you have any individual requirements we invite you to communicate any specific needs or preferences you may have during any stage of the recruitment process. Our team is available to support you; feel free to reach out to (joanna.sharpe@rentokil-initial.com) if you need anything

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