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Risk and Assurance Auditor

Job Description

Job Opportunity: Risk and Assurance Auditor

Location: London

MOPAC (Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime) is seeking two dynamic Risk and Assurance Auditors to support the management of the Directorate of Audit, Risk, and Assurance. Your role will be pivotal in achieving the Directorate's Strategic Plan by assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of the governance, risk, and internal control framework for MOPAC, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), and DARA shared service clients as appropriate.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Audit Planning: Assist in the effective planning and scoping of audit assignments.

  2. Audit Execution: Undertake programmed audit assignments efficiently under the direction of the Group Audit Lead. Identify key risks, evaluate and test controls, and pinpoint areas for improvement.

  3. Stakeholder Liaison: Collaborate with DARA clients' managers during audit assignments. Discuss findings and actions to address identified risks under the direction of the Group Audit Lead.

  4. Fraud Prevention: Advise management on fraud prevention by identifying fraud risks, evaluating control effectiveness, and recommending actions to strengthen the control framework.

  5. Audit Reporting: Contribute to the production of high-quality audit reports meeting required standards for senior management reporting. Communicate audit results and agree on actions to address areas of improvement.

  6. Policy Development: Contribute to the development of Directorate of Audit, Risk, and Assurance policies and procedures.

  7. Risk Advisory: Under the direction of the Group Audit Lead, inform and advise management on issues with risk or control implications. Provide ad hoc advice and assist in systems development work.


  • Relevant experience in audit, risk, or assurance functions.
  • Strong understanding of governance, risk, and internal control frameworks.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Effective communication skills for liaising with stakeholders and producing quality audit reports.
  • Ability to identify fraud risks and evaluate control effectiveness.
  • Contribution to policy and procedure development.
  • Knowledge of systems development and providing risk advisory services.

How to Apply: If you are ready to contribute to the strategic goals of MOPAC and play a crucial role in ensuring effective governance, risk management, and internal control, please submit your CV to Include details of your relevant experience and address how your skills align with the key responsibilities outlined above.