Bracknell Forest Borough Council

Internal Audit Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Bracknell Forest Borough Council (Employer)

Mbkb Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £20,680.00
37.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 9am-5pm. The council operates flexible working in agreement with your line manager.
24 months (duration)
5 December 2022(start date)
Internal audit practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
10 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An excellent training opportunity providing a the first step to a rewarding career where you can really make a difference and add value to public services.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Initially you will be:

·     Planning & Preparation: assisting the internal audit team with background research and identification of controls, arranging necessary appointments with the client in advance and help prepare terms of reference for assignments;

·     Testing: working with the team to help determine the testing strategy. Undertaking  testing in line with the testing strategy and documenting the work you have carried out;

·     Evaluation of Testing Results: reviewing the results and conclusions of your testing and making recommendations for improvement under the guidance of the internal audit team and attending debrief meetings where your supervisor feeds back the outcome of the audits to the client;

·     Reporting: Preparing the first draft of internal audit reports in the standard report Bracknell Forest internal audit report template based on the outcome of audit work completed.

As you gain in confidence and experience you will have the opportunity to undertake whole assignments from planning through to reporting to ensure that by the end of your training, you will have an in-depth insight into the workings of the Council and will have developed the skills to meet the Internal Audit Practitioner Level 4 apprenticeship standard.

 

 

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

Your apprenticeship programme will help you grow in your role and gain valuable skills and experiences for your current and future work. Around 20% of your working hours each week will be devoted to online learning workshops, on the job training, coaching and other professional development activities.

By the end of your training, you will have an in-depth insight into the workings of the Council and will have developed the skills to meet the Internal Audit Practitioner Level 4 apprenticeship standard.

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of this programme and satisfactory performance there may be opportunity for further progression within the team and potentially progression to the Internal Audit Professional Level 7 Apprenticeship.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Non judgemental

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent in 5 subjects including Maths and English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent a minimum of 2 subjects (Grade C or above) Essential
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