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Internal Auditor
  • Employer: Falkland Islands Government
  • Reference: 700/19/05/602IAA
  • Published: Tue 04/06/2019, 8:25 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/07/2019, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £30K - £39K plus Gratuity, Flights and Relocation Grant
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stanley, Falkland Islands. , Falkland Islands

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Internal Auditor

Are you a qualified Internal Auditor? Are you looking for a new challenge which offers a one in a lifetime experience? How about living within a thriving community, set in a stunning natural environment? If so, come and join our friendly team of accounting professionals in the beautiful Falkland Islands.


The Falkland Islands Government is far from just an administration. It provides a diversity of services to support our thriving community. From provision of power and fresh drinking water, to building roads or carrying out scientific fisheries research, the Falkland Islands Government fulfils a variety of roles than make it the largest employer in the Islands.

The Internal Auditor is expected to support the Chief Internal Auditor in the delivery of the audit plan by performing risk based audits across the government’s broad range of services and providing assurance to key stakeholders. There will also be a need to conduct ad hoc reviews and investigations as required. This is a fixed term contract for 2 - 4 years in the first instance.


As the successful candidate you will have the following attributes:

  • At least 3-5 years internal audit experience.
  • A recognised internal audit or accounting qualification (CertIA, CIA or AAT) or be part–qualified CCAB.
  • Good, confident interpersonal skills.
  • Sound numeracy and verbal reasoning.
  • Ability to manage, plan and deliver own work, ensuring that changing short, medium and long-term demands and deadlines are met

Experience of working within the public sector would be an advantage, as would knowledge of IT auditing and / or Computer Audit Assisted Techniques.


A career-broadening opportunity in a unique natural environment.


  • Favourable tax regime.
  • Relocation grant
  • 25% gratuity upon satisfactory completion of the contract.
  • 60 days leave over the course of the contract, with no maximum holiday length plus 10 public / government holidays per year.
  • Mid-contract flight allowance.



How to Apply

For more information and to apply online to join our team in a unique and breath-taking location, with penguins, dolphins and the wilderness just next door to your office, please visit our new recruitment website:

Applications close at 23.00 UK time on 7th July 2019.

If you have any questions about working for the Falkland Islands Government or would like further information about applying, you can find contact details at the above link.

Falkland Islands Government (FIG)

The Falkland Islands is a British Overseas Territory, with full internal self-government.

As the largest employer in the Falkland Islands, we offer many unique and fulfilling job opportunities, across the full spectrum of public services. Our responsibilities include those typically managed by central government – taxation, legislation and policy, as well as those usually managed on a local level such as town planning, health and social services, and education. FIG also provides services specific to the needs of the Falkland Islands, such as fisheries research, power generation and the Government Air Service, FIGAS.

For more information about working for Falkland Islands Government, take a look at our recruitment microsite:

The Falkland Islands

Set in the South Atlantic Ocean, around 400 miles east of South America and 8000 miles south-west of the UK, the Falkland Islands are a small, thriving community with a British way of life, benefiting from good local services, a varied social calendar and an absence of traffic jams!

The Falkland Islands’ stunning natural environment provides an unspoiled landscape and amazing wildlife to observe and explore, including penguins, whales and dolphins, all seen from the shore.

For those with a sense of adventure, it provides opportunities which are hard to match anywhere else in the world.