AECOM Senior Auditor in London, United Kingdom

Business Line AECOM Corporate

Position Title Senior Auditor

United Kingdom - London


Job Summary

AECOM’s Audit Services Group (ASG) is responsible for evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the Company’s systems of internal controls and providing management with recommendations to help ensure that business objectives are achieved. The team in London are currently looking to recruit a Senior Auditor whose primary responsibilities will be executing projects in relation to the Department’s activities throughout the Europe; Middle East; India & Africa (EMEA & I) region.

The Senior Auditor will participate in the carrying out of a risk-based audit plan for EMEIA which will focus on operational efficiency and effectiveness; will also ensure that operations are in compliance with company standards, policies and procedures (including effective risk identification and mitigation), government regulations; and generally accepted accounting principles. This role will be responsible for the execution of the annual audit plan for EMEIA, including participating in and leading projects, adherence to performance standards, and identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

Job Duties:

  • Participate in meetings with management to (a) define scope and timing of audits, and (b) review of audit findings and recommendations

  • Complete testing per agreed audit programs and ensure they provide appropriate audit coverage vis-à-vis identified risks

  • Obtain information system extracts (financial and non-financial) for audit use; independently or through assistance of others

  • Draft audit reports or sections thereof

  • Perform assigned duties in an effort to ensure timely completion of work and maintenance of established performance standards

  • Review management action plans and submits recommendations to Audit Manager and/or Supervisor regarding acceptance of reply or need for follow-up action

  • Participate in audits and special projects equally with other audit personnel

  • Provide consulting services on audit, accounting and system issues as assigned

  • Contribute to and participate on enterprise-wide team initiatives with Internal Audit colleagues to share real-time information, establish best practices, identify risks, and refine processes


Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this role we would like to hear from candidates with previous experience in an Auditing role along with the following;

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.

  • Professional certifications (e.g., ACA, CIA, CPA, CISA) are highly desirable

  • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Fluency in English is required; fluency in additional languages is desirable.

  • Demonstrable experience functioning well in different cultures and societies

  • Awareness of changing company policies, organization, accounting procedures, government regulations and audit standards is required

  • Must have mature judgment and good administrative and organizational skills

  • Must be able to function well in different cultures and societies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field is required

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 176305BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.