Lead Financial Internal Auditor

Date: 25 Nov 2023

Location: Oxford/ Hybrid, GB Oxford/ Hybrid, GB

Company: Nominet

Lead Financial Internal Auditor


We are happy to review CVs from individuals who are looking for part time work or alternative working pattern.


We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry. For over 25 years, we’ve been operating at the heart of internet infrastructure. While we're best known for running .UK domains, we also help protect public services from cyber threat. 


Our aim is to create a world which is more connected, inclusive and secure. We know that technology has the power to transform lives by creating opportunities and providing support where it’s needed most. 


As a public benefit company, our work funds the ability to make a positive impact on society. We’ve donated millions to projects that use technology to improve peoples’ lives and have committed to delivering £60m worth of support over the next three years. 


We understand the impact the Internet has on the environment and are committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050. We’re already a Carbon Neutral company through offsetting our emissions and will continue to work on reducing our footprint. 

About the role: 


A Financial Audit specialist that delivers internal audits that examine and report on Nominet’s financial, corporate governance and risk management practices.  Your audits will comply with applicable standards, regulations, and guidance, and your findings will be fair, impartial, and useful.  This role will provide thought leadership on financial control best practices and as a qualified internal audit professional you will provide assurance on financial accuracy, internal controls and regulatory compliance  


About you and what you need to be successful: 


  • Qualified internal auditor with expert financial record examination skills, and up-to-date financial auditing experience.
  • Four years of work experience in a financial internal audit environment.
  • Certified with the Institute of Internal Auditors, or equivalent.
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective interviewer and investigator.
  • Highly organised with a keen eye for detail.
  • Well presented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


What’s in it for you? 


We offer a great work life balance with hybrid working; 20% of the time is expected in our office in Oxford. The role has real meaningful impact on national infrastructure delivered through our public benefit ethos. The work is technically challenging in a culture where everyone is inspired to do their best. 


Pension match to 7%, performance related bonus scheme, private medical insurance, 30 days annual leave, reward portal, support to buy tech equipment tax free, holiday buy scheme, discounted shopping, on-site gym and shower facilities, Medi-cash (claiming cash back on things like optical, dental, inoculations and prescriptions), Employee Assistance Program, Dental Insurance, Health Assessments, Cycle2Work scheme, free- on site car parking, broad range of tools and resources to support your personal and professional development, Nominet Give Hub. We also have an active Social Committee. 

Data protection 

If you choose to explore an opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Nominet, these details will be held by Nominet for 12 months in accordance with our Privacy Policy and used by our recruitment team and hiring managers in the process to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at Nominet.  If you would like Nominet to delete or update your details at any time, please follow the steps set out in the Privacy Policy describing your individual rights.  If you have any questions about Nominet’s data protection practices, please email: dpo@nominet.uk 

Equal opportunities 

Cybersecurity is a community effort. That’s why we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone – unless they’re a cybercriminal, of course. 

We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background. 

We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application. 

We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know. 

Security checks 

All roles working for Nominet will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Some roles due to the nature of their work, will require additional security clearance. 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with us.