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Residential Development Auditor

Date: 23-Sep-2022

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 25962 
Job Title Residential Development Auditor 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services 
Department Risk & Compliance (10000663) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


Knight Frank are looking to hire a Residential Development Auditor to coordinate and deliver the internal audit activities across the Residential Development service lines including transactional (agency) and non-transactional (consultancy/advisory) service lines.


The responsibilities of the Auditor include carrying out regular audits on all Residential Development service lines, agreeing action plans to address audit findings, recording results and monitoring the implementation of agreed actions.


You will deliver against an auditing schedule which will contribute to the reporting to various departments to include Operations & Strategy, Best Practice and Residential Development teams.



  • Coordinating and developing internal auditing processes
  • Conducting independent audits and documenting results of evaluations
  • Communicating audit results to teams and providing recommendations for improvement
  • Identifying business process risks
  • Preparing audit analysis for review
  • Conducting investigations on irregularities and errors
  • Identifying, tracking and reporting on trends and individual performance
  • Assisting in drafting recommendations on corrective measures, agreeing actions with auditees, monitoring their implementation and presenting to Sub-Divisional Heads
  • Assisting with development and implementation of Best Practice policies and procedures
  • Assist with developing an audit management system with support from Operational Managers




  • 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.


Qualifications/Experience Required

  • 5+ years' experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge and understanding of RICS professional standards (essential)
  • RICS qualified (beneficial but not required)
  • Confident communicator able to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Solid knowledge of auditing disciplines
  • 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

  • Microsoft Office
  • Power BI (beneficial but not required)
  • Audit management systems (beneficial but not required)




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