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Senior Internal Auditor (0832)

Oxford (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

  • Organization: Oxfam GB
  • Location: Oxford (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Internal audit, Investigation and Inspection
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
  • Closing Date: 2021-10-28

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Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

The Role

Oxfam GB is looking for a Senior Internal Auditor to join our UK-based team. You will lead and support on the design and delivery of audits of Oxfam GB’s processes in the UK and our international locations. This will include:

  • Ensuring all audits are planned and conducted in accordance with professional and departmental standards
  • Producing high quality reports for local and senior management and trustees
  • Following up on actions agreed with management to confirm they have been completed

In the course of your work you will develop effective working relationships with senior management and provide advice, guidance and support on risk and control issues to a wide range of staff at different levels of the organisation.

What we are looking for

Our next Senior Internal Auditor will be a professionally qualified auditor/accountant with:

  • Experience of risk-based auditing
  • Highly developed analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including excellent English language skills
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Excellent influencing skills and confidence to challenge senior management
  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently
  • Ability to work in challenging environments
  • Ability to travel anywhere in the world as required (up to 30% of year in total)
  • Right to reside and work in the UK

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference, by using your specialist skills and experience to review Oxfam activities at our head office and in our country offices. You will contribute to Oxfam’s mission to prevent and relieve poverty and protect vulnerable people through providing assurance and advice on risk and control issues.

The role offers fair pay and a competitive benefits package.


We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. We think this role would work particularly well with an element of working from home.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 67 countries.

In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.

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