Internal Audit Graduate Trainee

Department of Corporate Resources | Finance and Procurement | (Advertised on behalf of City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council) | Band 7/8 £22,129 pa to £27,514 pa on qualification | 1 x 37 hours per week (flexible) | Based in Britannia House, Bradford City Centre (hybrid working)

Advertised on behalf of City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council


The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert, outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

​Internal Audit is currently looking to employ a Graduate Internal Audit Trainee to work within the Department of Corporate Resources. 

​The post holder will follow a programme of training relating to the role and achieve the appropriate skills, competencies and qualifications of the role by the end of the training programme.

We are looking for individuals who are committed to undertaking a Level 7 Internal Audit Professional Qualification through Birmingham City’s University accredited programme.

To qualify for the traineeship you must as a minimum be qualified to GCE A levels or equivalent L3 qualification.

​The University has set entry requirements onto the traineeship which are defined in the Course Specification as follows:

  • ​First Degree (Bachelors)                       OR
  • Indicative 3 years-experience in an internal audit role, assessed through the Recognition of Prior Learning Scheme (RPL)                OR
  • Level 4 Apprenticeship AND additional 24 months’ experience in an internal audit role assessed through the RPL.


  • Acceptance onto the CIA/CMIIA professional qualification by the IIA Inc/Chartered IIA (UK and Ireland).


  • A level 2 qualification in both Maths and English.

Bradford Council will provide you with sufficient time, the working environment, training and the range of job activities where it is possible for you to complete your full traineeship. 
The following special knowledge and experience requirement applies to this post:

  • ​Demonstrates good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to adopt a process of continual improvement and suggest ways of working more efficiently and effectively to improve service delivery
  • Able to use, interpret, handle and communicate large volumes of often complex and
    detailed information, and relay it to customers in writing and /or over the telephone / face to face
  • Demonstrates appropriate handling of extremely confidential information, including: - personal, political and financial data
  • Able to deal with complex, sensitive and confidential matters on a regular basis
  • Interprets, communicates and applies policies, procedures, regulations and legislation relevant to the audit assignment
  • Experienced and proficient user of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Track Record of completing assignments/projects to deadlines and required standard
  • Effective time management
  • Persuasive and has the ability to work on own or in a team

For further information or if you would like an informal chat about the post then please telephone Michael Parkinson (Audit Manager) on 01274 433148 or Mark St Romaine (Head of Internal Audit) on 01274 432888.

Closing Date:  Monday August 15th

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