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Internal Audit Apprentice


Internal Audit Apprentice

  • Homer Road, Solihull

Business Area: Internal Audit

Brief description

We are looking to recruit a full time Apprentice to join our Internal Audit team. With a desire to join a successful organisation and develop a career within financial services, candidates should possess the ability to learn quickly whilst retaining information as well as having strong analytical skills coupled with excellent verbal and written communication.

Purpose of the role

Internal Audit’s role is to assess the controls business areas have established to manage risks to help ensure their objectives are achieved. This is done by establishing a Plan of individual audits to ensure all key business activities are assessed over a period of time. The audits defined in the Plan are then undertaken and reports issued to senior management which give an opinion on the adequacy of the controls Internal Audit have found and assessed. As an apprentice you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks within Internal Audit. You will be involved in audits across the business which will contribute to completion of the annual audit plan.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Researching business processes and highlighting potential risks;
  • Assisting other audit colleagues by completing testing as part of a schedule of fieldwork;
  • Data gathering, analysis and interpretation;
  • Identifying issues arising from audit testing and helping to write audit reports;
  • Helping to develop and monitoring metrics used to track and report on audit work;
  • Administering and updating Internal Audit’s Galileo software.


  • Communicate clearly and succinctly both verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other audit colleagues;
  • Understanding of sampling, data analysis;
  • Effective time management to deliver high quality work;
  • Act with integrity and demonstrate confidentiality, independence and objectivity.

Qualifications and experience

Educated to A-Level (or equivalent) standard.

Working hours

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm (one hour for lunch).


Relevant training will be provided internally and through our external training provider to achieve the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Certificate and CIA Part 1 which is a globally recognised qualification.

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Paragon Banking Group PLC.  Registered in England number 2336032.  Registered office 51 Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands  B91 3QJ.