Auditor Roles Ref. 2524

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Finance, Audit and Procurement
Cheltenham, Central London
Various depending on role and location
At MI5, MI6 and GCHQ, we work together to keep the UK safe. And our Internal Audit and Consultancy Team are crucial to that. When you join, you’ll deliver value and insight across all three agencies and enjoy some incredibly impactful audit work.

We’re now looking for an Internal Auditor, Senior Internal Auditor and a Deputy Head of Internal Audit. All the roles work across the intelligence community. So whether you’re leading the team or developing your skills, you’ll deliver internal audit assurance and advisory work across a wide range of topics. You’ll review capabilities essential to our mission and look at the legal frameworks underpinning our work. It’s unique audit work where you’ll take pride in delivering high quality and impactful services.

Depending on the role, we’ll look for a different level of experience. But there are some skills that are valuable across the department. You’ll need to hold (or be working towards) a relevant qualification, be comfortable working at pace and enjoy working collaboratively. Plus, you’ll be able to interact with a range of people, including stakeholders, customers, and your team.

In return, you’ll join a welcoming and supportive workplace where we’ll help you fulfil your potential. We offer comprehensive training and development opportunities, as well as a flexible working policy. We’re also proud to be ‘Disability Confident’ and have achieved ‘Leader’ status within the Department for Work and Pension’s scheme.

Internal Auditor

You’ll work across the intelligence community. So you’ll have the chance to deliver internal audit assurance across some unique and impactful areas.

Senior Internal Auditor

Reviewing everything from capabilities essential to our missions to legal frameworks underpinning our work, you’ll deliver value and insight across all three intelligence agencies.

Deputy Head of Internal Audit

Joining our senior leadership team, you’ll lead our hugely rewarding audit programme and inspire a talented team across the intelligence community.

For further information on the roles above including salaries, and for a full list of responsibilities and skills and experience required, please click on the hyperlinks to each individual job description. When you are ready to make your application, please use the ‘Submit’ button at the bottom of this page. You will be prompted to select your chosen role and location within the application form.

So apply now. It’s all yours to audit.

At MI5, MI6 and GCHQ diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission. To protect the UK, we need a truly diverse workforce that reflects the society we serve. This includes diversity in every sense of the word: those with different backgrounds, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ways of thinking and those with disabilities or neurodiverse conditions. We therefore welcome and encourage applications from everyone, including those from groups that are under-represented in our workforce.

To be eligible to apply, you must be a British Citizen. One of your parents must be a British Citizen or must have one of the nationalities or citizenships from one of the following: British Overseas Territory, British Subject, British National (Overseas), British Overseas Citizen, British Protected Person, citizenship of a country in the Commonwealth, citizenship of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), or citizenship of the United States of America (USA). If deceased, they should have had such citizenship or nationality before death. If you hold dual nationality, of which one component is British, you will nonetheless be considered. If successful, you will not normally be required to give up your non-British citizenship but, as a condition of your employment or secondment, MI5, MI6 and GCHQ may impose restrictions on your postings, work travel and/or general use of that nationality. Candidates must normally have been resident in the UK for seven out of the last ten years. This is particularly important if you were born outside the UK. Each case will be carefully considered on its own facts. You can apply at the age of 17 years and 6 months, if successful you will not be offered a start date prior to your 18th birthday. Discretion is vital. You should not discuss your application, other than with your partner or a close family member. Please note, you should only launch your application from within the UK. If you are based overseas, you should wait until you visit the UK to launch an application. Applying from outside of the UK will impact on our ability to progress your application. Further information on our eligibility criteria can be found on the Applying section. 

Right to Withdraw Statement:

Please be aware that we withhold the right to bring forward the closing date for this role from the original closing date once a certain number of applications have been received. Please be mindful of this and submit your application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.