£32,550 - £36,200 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you want to make a difference and be part of a vibrant and inclusive organisation that has been helping save lives for more than a century?  As one of the country’s best-loved charities, St John Ambulance played a pivotal role in responding to the pandemic as well as ‘everyday’ health emergencies, training, supporting communities, and improving young people’s lives.

Super opportunity to join a growing and evolving Internal Audit team at St John Ambulance, reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, in this newly created role the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the effective delivery of internal audits, helping deliver key internal audit departmental processes, including audit actions follow-up, preparation of reporting dashboards, and preparation of Audit & Risk Committee papers.  There may also be opportunities to perform audits at external sporting and music events that we support.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work, providing a supportive culture with opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do.  We welcome part-time or full-time applications for this role.  The role benefits from a competitive salary, generous pension, hybrid, and flexible working, 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) - increasing to 38 days over 5 years, options to buy and sell holiday, free first/mental aid first aider courses, Blue Light and NHS online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme, life assurance, flu jab, eye care, mental health and wellbeing tools and volunteering days. 

Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)

About you:

  • CCAB accountancy qualification certification, such as ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA
  • Experience of a wide range of internal audits; financial, operational, compliance
  • Experience of data visualisation software tools to analyse and present test results
  • Happy to work as part of an in-house or co-sourced audit team and also confident to work independently 

About the Role:

  • Perform audit testing for individual internal audit engagements
  • Prepare audit documentation including Risk & Control Matrices, testing papers and meeting presentations
  • Preparing draft audit reports for review
  • Supporting the Head of Internal Audit in the performance of ad hoc consultancy and advisory reviews


About Us:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of over 1,700 employees and over 30,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, training and campaigning.  As a charity with rich heritage and a long history of serving humanity, we are proud of our past and excited about creating a healthier, safer, more resilient future.

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, supporting and enabling them to access and receive physical and mental health first aid. We do this through developing and providing effective community response and outreach services (e.g. Ambulance response, Falls response, Night Time Economy and Homelessness outreach) and using our longstanding expertise to empower people with vital clinical skills and the confidence to use them (e.g. our Volunteers and Community Advocates, NHS Cadets and Young Responders programmes).


St John Ambulance are committed to increasing the diversity of our team and making sure we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.   At St John, everyone is valued and supported to thrive, we have several networks including Multi Culture, Disability and Accessibility, Pride, Family and Carers and Women’s groups.  We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and engender a sense of belonging for all, by creating an environment of mutual respect, where we value unique differences and demonstrate authentic allyship. We believe passionately in equality, diversity and inclusion.   


Please note: St John does not accept speculative CVs and will only review CVs sent in application for an advertised vacancy.

Recruitment Agencies: We are not utilising the services of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and will accept direct applications only.



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Posted on: 05 August 2022
Closing date: 02 September 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 176007CHJ
Tags: Policy/Research, Governance