Finance Internal Auditor

  • Job Reference: 779952
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Fusion People
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  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Sector: Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: ASAP

Job Description

Job purpose

Provide assurance to the CFO and the GTR Board that suitable mitigations or controls have been put in place to address the main business, operational and financial risks. Focus on efficiency and continuous improvement in all areas. Maximise the use of technological solutions, particularly those offered by Microsoft 365.

Key success criteria (expected outcomes)

  • Internal audit demonstrably supports an effective governance framework
  • Completion of the audit plan
  • Audit / consultancy assignments are based on risk, including a detailed analysis of all relevant data
  • Concise and clear reporting to management
  • Pragmatic and cost-effective solutions and recommendations implemented on time

Key results area (how those expected outcomes will be achieved)

  • Deliver audit / consultancy assignment reports according to the approved risk-based methodology and to agreed deadlines
  • Assist management in the development of action plans
  • Advise on policy and procedure requirements or updates
  • Conduct control awareness training with managers
  • Project work and special investigations into business issues arising


  • No line management
  • Work closely with colleagues in Internal Audit and Compliance, GTR Finance Directorate and other key stakeholders including colleagues at all levels of the organisation, The Go-Ahead Group, the Department for Transport. Seek opportunities for collaboration across the Rail Industry.
  • There are likely to be opportunities to progress into an operational role within GTR or the Go-Ahead Group within the next one to three years

GTR Vision and Values

GTR is a values-based organisation, and all employees are expected to role model values and work towards achieving the GTR vision.

Continuous ImprovementDedicated to Safety

Constantly finding new ways to improve how we work

Safety is the foundation on which we build our railway
Excellence Working Together

We're passionate about going the extra mile and owning our commitments

Creating partnerships with customers and colleagues to build strong teams and communities
Committed to Customer

We keep our customers at the heart of everything we do

Leadership Behaviours

As a leader in GTR you are expected to possess strong technical skills and role model the leadership behaviours. These behaviours describe how you lead and manage people, work to ensure a positive customer experience, work beyond your own area of expertise and drive performance and quality.

As a GTR leader you will be measured not only on your delivery against the role but also demonstration of the required behaviours:

Strategic Thinking;Leading People;

Building Strategic Awareness
Creating Innovative Ideas
Increasing Adaptability

Building Trust
Fostering Collaboration
Developing People
Inspiring Performance;Driving Customer Value

Stakeholder Relationships
Dealing with Ambiguity
Communicating Effectively

Customer Focus
Leading Change
Improving Performance


  • Qualified or part-qualified Accountant (CCAB) or Internal Auditor (CIIA) [ESSENTIAL]
  • Oracle or other GL Accounting System
  • Microsoft 365, especially Excel and Word; Power BI desirable


  • Ability to think strategically while maintaining an attention to detail
  • Build and maintain collaborative working relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to present findings clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing


  • Internal or external auditing
  • Rail or transport industry
  • Working in an environment where transformational change is the norm

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