Salvation Army Trustee Company(the)

Internal Audit Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Salvation Army Trustee Company(the) (Employer)

Kaplan Financial Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £20,782.00
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4pm
24 months (duration)
9 November 2022(start date)
Internal audit practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
9 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Internal Audit Apprentice, to join the Audit and Assurance Department, at The Salvation Army UK. This is an opportunity for those with a genuine interest in developing a career within risk assurance to join UK Territorial Headquarter of an international charitable organisation.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work towards completing the Apprentice programme
  • Assist in the effective management of risk and delivery of the Annual
    Internal Audit Plan
  • Ensure risk assurance activities are completed in accordance with current Internal Audit Standards and practices
  • Provide practical support to the Territorial Risk Advisor, Senior Auditor and Auditors in carrying out risk assurance assignments, including administration, analysis of data and audit delivery of desk based and on-site reviews
  • Produce and maintain professional working papers and files in accordance with set standards and ensure that all appropriate matters are fully reported and evidenced
  • Meet with personnel across the organisation to discuss risk assurance
    arrangements, make recommendations and encourage engagement with actions to address the identified concerns
  • Carry out all work with professionalism and with sensitivity
  • Carry out other duties as required, including departmental administration and attendance at meetings and work on special projects
  • Be prepared to travel within the United Kingdom and Ireland Territory to complete assignments. It is expected that this position may include travel up to 25% of the time. This is subject to change based on many factors, including business needs.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Work towards completing the Apprentice programme, Internal Audit Practitioner Level 4

Successfully gaining two IIA qualifications: The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Certificate inInternal Audit and Business Risk and the Internal Audit Practitioner

You will be based at Territorial HQ in Elephant and Castle, London.

*Territorial HQ will be moving to a new office currently under construction based in Denmark Hill, with a planned move date of Autumn 2023.  There will be an opportunity for agile working, subject to agreement. 

Training will take place at your place of work delivered on-line and face to face by the training provider. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are committed to your future career so the offer will initially be for a 24 months fixed term contract but there is the potential to move into a permanent role within the organisation on the successful completion of the apprenticeship and professional qualifications.  

Reality Check

By working towards the apprenticeship standards and engaging in work-based learning you will develop the skills, knowledge and behavior's expected of you within your role which will enable you to achieve the end point assessment. Please obtain the full Job Profile from the The Salvation Army Job Website

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade C) Essential
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