Consultant Auditor - Agency | Consultancy

Date: 13 Sep 2023

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 28753 
Job Title Consultant Auditor - Agency | Consultancy 
Type Part Time
Salary Range £100 per hour
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services
Department Risk & Compliance (10000663) 
Location Remote Working


Knight Frank is looking for MRICS qualified individuals to deliver compliance audits across our UK agency and/or consultancy/non-transactional service lines in both our Residential and Commercial directorates.


This is a Part Time role and there is flexibility on hours depending on workload and would typically range between 2 – 20 hours per week. This role would support fully remote working.


We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates who have experience of operational or audit delivery in one or more consultancy/non-transactional service lines within a RICS regulated firm. This may include:


  • Business Rates
  • Lease Advisory / Leasehold Reform
  • Mapping
  • Research
  • Building Consultancy
  • Project Management / Building Consultancy
  • Strategic Consultancy
  • Global Portfolio Solutions
  • Healthcare
  • Planning
  • Compensation (Compulsory Purchases)
  • Restructuring & Recovery
  • Residential Development Consultancy
  • Marine Consultancy
  • Rural Asset Management / Rural Consultancy
  • Private Residence Consultancy


The responsibilities of the Auditor will include reviewing documents and files which cover the end-to-end of an instruction, making an informed assessment of compliance against defined audit criteria, drafting audit reports which clearly articulate issues and risks to the business and recommendations for improvement, and communicating audit results to individual auditees. You may also be asked to contribute to the development of audit assessment criteria for one or more service lines.


You will deliver against an audit plan which will feed into the reporting to various governing bodies across the Firm. All audits and auditee meetings are conducted remotely, therefore access to a personal computer and internet connection, and a high degree of IT literacy, is essential. 



  • Supporting the Audit Manager with the development of audit programmes and defining of audit criteria, as required
  • Conducting independent audits by reviewing systems and documents and assessing compliance against defined audit criteria
  • Identifying risks and issues
  • Drafting reports with findings from each audit
  • Communicating audit results to individuals and providing recommendations for improvement


  • Leadership: I offer support to others and engage with people across the business to help them deliver positive outcomes for the brand
  • Knowledge: I keep up to date with and develop my professional knowledge, and share it with others in order to improve our service
  • Communication: I build collaborative relationships with my team and stakeholders by communicating openly and actively listening to others
  • Advisory Mind-set: I use my expertise and knowledge to deliver advice with clarity and conviction in order to secure positive outcomes
  • Adaptability: I am open to and will embrace changes in my specialist role, behaviour and approach
  • Commercial Acumen: I take an active part in supporting the financial health of the business, ensuring projects and objectives set to me are met on schedule and within budget. I find solutions that are commercially sound.


Professional experience and personal skills profile

  • MRICS qualified (essential)
  • 5+ years' experience in an audit or operational role within a RICS regulated firm
  • Knowledge and understanding of RICS professional standards
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Flexible, adaptable and cooperative with the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Excellent standard of English grammar and spelling 
  • Takes pride in presentation of work with a fair and diligent manner  
  • Dedicated with strong attention to detail and time management skills


Systems & IT competence

  • High degree of IT literacy (essential)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Power BI (beneficial but not essential)
  • Audit systems (beneficial but not essential)




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