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Internal Auditor

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London, United Kingdom Full time R1418549

London, United Kingdom| United Kingdom

Job description


Participates in internal audit reviews and testing according to the Internal Audit annual plan, including fieldwork testing, documentation of results and completion of work papers in accordance with relevant internal and external standards.

Supports the Audit Managers in delivering internal audit reviews.

Identifies risks associated with the processes under review.

Determines financial policies and procedures compliance.

Identifies internal control weaknesses and makes improvement recommendations.

Reviews evidence of management action plan implementations.

Performs Sarbanes-Oxley testing companywide.

Assists in preparation of audit observations for audit management review.

Assists in preparation of tracking schedules and summary reports related to the internal audit and SOX deficiencies.

Work with the team on sharing best practice, updating procedures and new methodologies

Participates in Internal Audit team meetings and performs other ad hoc departmental tasks as necessary.


Essential experience

Minimum of 1.5 years of professional experience in finance, accounting, audit, risk, or other related area is required.

Basic knowledge or exposure to audit techniques and accounting standards such as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX 404) is preferred.

Good interpersonal and communication skills, including interviewing skills and the ability to interact with senior management across countries and cultures is preferred.

Attention to detail to ensure completeness and accuracy of work performed.

Ability to prioritise, multitask and commitment to meet reporting deadlines.

Problem-solving and decision-making skills are preferred.

Ability to work under own initiative, and enthusiasm to drive through change is preferred.

PC proficiency, including MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.

Prior SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle and Hyperion experience is an advantage.

Knowledge of data analytics would be an advantage as would a second language

High level of confidentiality when dealing with highly sensitive information.

Additional Requirements

The position requires international travel (approx. 25%)


Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related area is mandatory.

Pursuing relevant professional certification e.g.  ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIA, CFE.

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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