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Senior Finance Internal Auditor

Job Introduction

Senior Finance Internal Auditor

Salary - up to 55,000 (dependanton experience)


Hybrid - at least oncea month in the London or Ashford Office

Here at Saga, we are seeking a Senior Finance Internal Auditor to join our Enterprise team in a hybrid role, allowing you to work flexibly from home or from our Hubs. In this position, you will manage and deliver audits and other assurance work across the business, supporting the annual audit plan and providing a sound opinion on the effectiveness of the internal control system. You will be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of audits, as well as other assurance work, utilizing your expertise to assess and enhance the control environment. You will be curious, detail-oriented, and capable of using your own initiative to generate pragmatic solutions. As a trusted and credible partner, you will build and maintain relationships across the organisation at all levels while maintaining independence and objectivity. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential, as well as a solid understanding of risk, controls, and materiality.

Role Responsibility

  • Delivering individual audit assignments, end-to-end, working with a high degree of autonomy. Audit delivery will include:
    • Developing a good knowledge of the audit area under review.
    • Identifying the key risks and controls.
    • Designing and executing appropriate testing strategies to provide a robust opinion on the design and operating effectiveness of the controls
    • Agreeing pragmatic management actions for reportable issues.
    • Drafting audit issues, full audit reports and other documentation to a high standard.
    • Using knowledge of the business and risk to ensure that the significant issues are identified and reported with authority and credibility.
    • Some national and potentially international travel.
  • Completing Issues Assurance work to validate the effectiveness of the actions taken by management, to address audit issues and to mitigate risk to an acceptable level.
  • Adherence to the Institute of Internal Audit Standards and in-house methodology.
  • Building and managing relationships with business management.
  • Self-identifying training needs to ensure knowledge of external audit standards is up-to-date and develop soft skills, such as relationship building as well as technical or industry knowledge.

The Ideal Candidate

  • A good level of secondary education (necessary) and educated to degree level (desirable)
  • Professional qualifications necessaryinclude ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIA CIA,other accountancy or risk qualifications, or relevant experience.
  • Audit or accountancy background (necessary) andhas worked within at least one of the industries in which Saga operates (desirable).
  • Understands the concepts of risk, controls, and materiality.
  • Excellent communication skills and uses these to build strong relationships across the organisation.
  • Ability to analyse complex and diverse situations.
  • Ability to use own initiative to generate solutions for the wider group and the Internal Audit function.
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of work, and to balance the demands of maintaining high quality work and delivering to deadlines.
  • Good standard in Microsoft Office applications and proficient in Excel.

Package Description

Everyday our colleagues deliver exceptional experiences to our customers. We believe exceptional work deserves even more exceptional rewards, that's why we have put together an amazing benefits package for all colleagues.

We offerflexibility over where you work you choose a place that you feel most comfortable and productive, either from home or in one of our hubs in London, Ashford or Sandwich.


  • Our working week is 35 hours per week, these can be worked flexibly to suit your working style
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Option to purchase additional leave up to 5 extra days
  • Pension scheme matched up to 10%
  • Life assurance policy on joining us
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Colleague discounts including family discounts on cruises and holidays
  • Range of reductions and offers from leading retailers, travel groups and entertainment companies
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Grandparents leave
  • Company performance related annual bonus - Up to 5%
  • Income protection
  • Access to Saga Academy, our bespoke learning platform

About the Company

Over the past 70years we have become the UK's specialist provider of products and services to people aged over 50 in the UK. The Saga brand has become one of the most recognised and trusted brands amongst UK consumers in this demographic, recognised for its high quality products and exceptional standards of service. These include cruises and holidays, insurance, personal finance andthe Saga Magazine.

At Saga we are committed to treating all employees fairly and to offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement. We value diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because diverse teams perform better.

Were passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion. Championing diversity is important to us, and diverse teams really are the best ones. Were dedicated to creating a culture where every colleague feels like they belong. So that at Saga, more than anywhere else, you can be your best, be yourself and make a difference.

Fair consideration is given to all applicants, including those with disabilities and those over who are over the age of 50. As champions of age inclusivity and signatories of the Age-Friendly Employer Pledge, we are proud of our multigenerational teams. We are also an official Disability Confident Committed employer and ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible and we will make reasonable adjustments as required. For more information on our DEI policies please visit our Saga Careers page.

Saga does not accept agency CVs unless specifically engagedonthe role by the Talent Acquisition Team. Please do not forward CVs to our recruiters, employees or any other company location. Saga will not be responsible for any fees related to CVs received in this unsolicited manner.


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