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Audit & Assurance Intern (Summer 2018)

Job Reference: 00001728
Date Posted: 06 October 2017
Employer: The Donkey Sanctuary
Location: Sidmouth, Devon, UK
Salary: Competitive
Sector: Accounting; Banking & Financial Services > Internal Audit
Job Type: Internship
Closing Date: 17 November 2017

Job Description

Are you up for a challenge this summer?

Are you looking for a role where you can really make a difference?

If you are ambitious, driven, and empathetic, this summer opportunity could be just what you are looking for.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Donkey Sanctuary. We are looking for an exceptional student to join us in our growing Audit & Assurance Department next summer.

The Donkey Sanctuary is one of the largest animal charities in the UK and the largest equine charity operating internationally in over 30 countries worldwide. The Donkey Sanctuary is working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We will achieve this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.

Audit and Assurance is an independent and objective assurance and consulting activity that is guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve the operations of The Donkey Sanctuary. Audit and Assurance assists The Donkey Sanctuary in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organisation's governance, risk management and internal control.

The Audit and Assurance Internship is a 6-week programme and is an opportunity for you to gain experience working with a collaborative, dynamic and inclusive team. It will provide deep insight into a career in Internal Audit, as well as the diverse operations of a large international charity. You will have genuine responsibility, be supported by a dedicated mentor, be given regular feedback, and make a positive contribution to the lives of donkeys and mules. As an Audit & Assurance Intern, you will provide support through various stages of audit assignments, including planning, testing, and preparing reports in order to assist management and trustees to effectively discharge their responsibilities.

We are looking for a self-motivated and inquisitive individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

To apply, you will be in your final two years at university and be able to provide proof of student status and should have, or expect to gain, a 2:1 or higher in any degree subject.

This is a full time, fixed term contract starting in July 2018 for 6 weeks. Working Monday- Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

For more information about this role please download our Application Pack by clicking APPLY NOW.

Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Friday 17th November 2017.