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Senior Analyst - Internal Audit, Risk Management & Controls

Date:  13-Jan-2022

Western Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Risk Advisory


•    Do you want to join the fastest growing operational risk team in Australia? Do you enjoy helping organisations transform the ways in which they leverage people, third-party relationships, technology, data, business processes, and controls to address their operational risks and elevate business performance?
•    We value work-life balance and provide career breaks for up to 12 months for personal interests, 18 weeks paid parental leave, technology discounts, and more!
•    Learning and development opportunities are offered - receive support and mentoring to progress your career.
•    Utilise your internal or external audit experience to further accelerate your career. 



We don’t just identify risks, we get down to the root of the problem. That’s what sets us apart from traditional audit firms. Deloitte’s Internal Audit, Risk Management and Controls team informs and educates clients on their risk, providing them with assurance over the full range of risks across their business. In truly understanding the risks, issues and opportunities inherent for our clients, we offer industry insights and expertise to build resilience and readiness for current and future risks.  


What will your typical day look like?  

  • Help lead the execution of client engagements through structured problem solving, effective time management and providing junior staff with the support and guidance needed to deliver high quality outcomes efficiently and effectively.
  • Support the strategy and development of practice capability in emerging IA focus areas (e.g. Agile IA, integrated assurance, risk culture, assurance automation)
  • Mentor and coach junior staff in the early stages of their career
  • Build authentic and trusted relationships with our clients and the broader Deloitte firm
  • Most importantly – have fun!


About the team
Deloitte’s Internal Audit, Risk Management and Controls team is looking for like-minded people to join our global network of Internal Audit professionals. We partner with our clients’ IA functions to assist in internal control and process efficiency, operational quality, and effective regulatory compliance. We’re keen to have professionals that have experience with undertaking external audits and are looking for a move that will broaden their horizons.

Our services include:

  • Internal Audit Strategy, Effectiveness Advisory and Review – we help organisations strengthen the effectiveness of their IA function, which may include transformational activities and strategy development or re-design. We also perform independent effectiveness reviews of IA functions.
  • Internal Audit Outsourcing and Co-Sourcing – we perform all of an organisation’s IA activities under an outsourced model, or partner with an in-house IA team to deliver these activities. In each case our focus is on helping our clients understand ‘what must go right?’
  • CEO/CFO Certification Testing – we help organisations understand their internal control certification requirements, and scope, develop and/or execute internal control certification programs.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

To be considered for this opportunity, your experience may include:

  • Working as an external or internal auditor for at least a year.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, with the ability to make the complex simple
  • Proven ability to plan and execute audit engagements that will make an impact that matters for our clients
  • Familiarity with risk frameworks and tools, including participating in the risk assessment process and critically analysing risk assessment results to devise targeted mitigation plans 
  • Strong understanding of business processes and controls and an ability to employ an analytics and technology-driven approach to control assessments.
  • Data analytics (SQL, PowerBI, Tableau) and a natural curiosity for all things digital
  • Proven stakeholder management skills with an ability to leads interactions with the client’s business stakeholders to gather key information on controls components 
  • Thrive in a multi-disciplinary team environment and can adopt different working styles to meet different methodologies and approaches, such as Agile, Design Thinking and Lean 
  • Passion for sharing knowledge with the broader team and developing junior internal audit professionals

Why Deloitte?
At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.  
We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive.  
We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.
Next Steps
Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now.

If you’ve got any questions or wish to have a confidential conversation about this role, contact Greg Nihotte on 02 9322 7389 from the Talent team.



By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.


At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. 


The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.