Audit Principal - Internal Audit

Financial Audit

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified accountant with experience of internal audit in a professional or financial services environment to join the NAO's Internal Audit team.

The Office provides a vibrant working environment encouraging the post holder to flourish and develop both their personal and technical skill levels. As a widely recognised and respected Body previous post holders have benefited from the experience and reputation to accelerate fulfilling their career potential. The team have recently been externally validated and the successful applicant will help to drive the service in its next phase of development. If you want to have real impact and make a difference and relish exceeding challenging expectations then this post is for you.  

The successful candidate will support the Director of Internal Audit & Assurance to deliver a high quality and responsive Internal Audit Service which provides timely and robust assurance to senior leaders and committees and deliver planned assignments in accordance with the reporting cycle of the Audit Committee.

The postholder will be expected to build upon the team’s reputation for exceeding expectations and achieve impact by contributing to the NAO’s business plan through offering risk mitigation solutions, identifying redundant or duplicate practices and removing red tape.

 Key skills will include:

  • A passion for continuous improvement both personally and when contributing to the NAO’s business model.
  • Effective communicator both in written reporting and one to one meetings
  • Strong analytical skills with the tenacity to work at pace


For a more detailed outline of the role and skills required please review the job description.


The NAO is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.


This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.