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Nationwide, United Kingdom
30+ days ago
Nationwide, United Kingdom
30+ days ago


Financial Accountant – Internal Audit

Who we are

Arqiva is at the heart of the broadcast and utilities sector in the UK and beyond.

Through our infrastructure we ensure media and data is taken from, and delivered to where it is most valued, whether that’s from broadcasters to your TV screen or radio, or from your smart meter to the utility company. Even if you haven’t heard of us before, the chances are you’re indirectly a customer of ours and our infrastructure is part of your everyday life!

We have a rich heritage and an exciting future ahead of us, and there’s so much more to us that we can’t wait to share with you.

What do you need to be the best version of you…

We have worked closely with our colleagues during the past 18 months to create Work. Life. Smarter. – our approach and commitment to a flexible and hybrid working culture for everyone. Our approach gives our colleagues empowerment and support to work in ways that enable them to thrive in their role. We are very much on a learning journey at Arqiva, but through a balance of in-person and remote working opportunities, we are encouraging our teams to work together to put in place what works best for them, ensuring that they’re meeting individual, team and customer needs.

Our colleagues feel empowered by the opportunities available to them to ensure we all bring our very best selves to work, wherever that may be, and we welcome the opportunity to talk to you about how Work. Life. Smarter. could work for the role you are interested in, as well as formal flexible working requests such as part-time or job shares.

Role Profile: As a financial accountant you will manage and execute projects from the audit plan as agreed with the Head of Internal Audit.  This includes audit scoping & planning, audit testing, report writing and presentation of findings and recommendations to management.

Salary/package: Circa £45,000 per annum

Location: Remote working but occasional travel to Winchester may be required

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering the Audit Plan
  • Assisting with the preparation and presentation of reports for the Executive Team and Audit Committee as directed by the Head of Internal Audit.
  • Undertaking ad-hoc reviews and assignments as directed by the Head of Internal Audit.  This could include due diligence activity on acquisitions, ad-hoc requests from the Management Board and requests from the FDs.
  • Conducting follow up visits to ensure that management (including the Board Owner) have addressed the findings and implemented the actions appropriately.  Reporting the findings of those follow up visits.
  • Liaising with Head of Internal Audit on the investigation and follow up of fraud matters, as appropriate.
  • Supporting the Head of internal Audit in ensuring the Risk Framework is rolled out and maintained across the business. A key role in helping ensure that there is a standardised definition of risk across the business
  • Administering the Risk Management tool to ensure this is consistently applied across the business.
  • Facilitating Risk Management sessions for the business

More than anything, we want to work with people who are passionate about what they do and believe in our vision. So, if you think you have most of the skills and / or experience we are looking for, then please do apply for the role - we want to hear from you!

Inclusive Arqiva

For us, building a working environment that is diverse, inclusive and engaged, is a positive for both our colleagues and our customers. This is why we have invested in our partnerships with initiatives and organisations such as Tommy's Pregnancy at Work, Inclusive Employers and WISE (Women in Science and Engineering).

We also have active and thriving networks to support our colleagues like our Working Families network, Women at Arqiva and Diversity Ambassadors. Take a look at our LinkedIn Life page for more details -

We are working hard to ensure that we are making exciting opportunities accessible to all, and that every employee feels valued, heard and respected so that we can continue to build a high performance, high engagement culture.


Role Profile: As a financial accountant you will manage and execute projects from the audit plan as agreed with the Head of Internal Audit.  This includes audit scoping & planning, audit testing, report writing and presentation of findings and recommendations to management.

Must haves:

  • Recognised Internal Audit or Accounting Qualification e.g. CMIIA, ACA or Equivalent
  • Proven experience in a corporate working environment and a detailed understanding of financial reporting
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Excel and other Office products, business analytical tools and report writing capabilities
  • Project management skills, interpersonal skills, innovation, good communication skills, ability to work independently.

Might haves

  • Proficient user of ERP System
  • Working knowledge of Idea
  • Knowledge of outsourced or co-sourced internal audit arrangements

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58298486
  • Location:
    Nationwide, United Kingdom
  • Company Name: Arqiva
  • Position Title: Financial Accountant Internal Audit
  • Industry: Broadcasting/Radio/TV
  • Job Function: Finance / Accounting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $42,900.00 - $51,480.00 (Yearly Salary)

Arqiva is a leading UK communications infrastructure company enabling a vibrant digital economy. We are behind the scenes and central to millions of vital connections. We are pioneers in an always on, always connected world. Every day our infrastructure and associated services enable millions of people and machines to connect wherever they are through TV, radio, mobile and the Internet of Things (IoT). We are an independent provider of telecom towers, with around 8,000 active licensed sites, and the only national provi...

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