Internal Auditor

Legal, Risk & Compliance

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Legal, Risk & Compliance


Business Professionals


Melbourne, Australia
Sydney, Australia



The role

DLA Piper understands that you’re building a future. Which is why we encourage you to reach your full potential. To explore the opportunities and choices that shape your individual career journey. Here, personal growth goes hand in hand with professional development. 

That’s our commitment. This is your opportunity. 

As part of the firm’s strategy to grow and further internationalise our risk group, we have a new opportunity for an experienced Internal Auditor based in either Melbourne or Sydney.

As a valued member of our international Audit team, you will report into the Internal Audit Manager based in Australia, supporting with the delivery of internal audit reviews across the international firm, ensuring technical excellence and a practical, business-driven approach. 

To support you in achieving your potential, through work that challenges and stretches you, you will also have access to our focused learning and development offering.

If you’re a high-performing Internal Auditor looking to join a collaborative team where you can drive change to deliver the exceptional, we want to hear from you. 

Together, we can make business better. Apply now and be part of our future.


  • Drafting audit findings in a structured and clear manner for inclusion in internal audit reports detailing agreed recommendations and tracking these
  • Promoting and contributing to an audit culture, where audit findings are reported, communicated and understood
  • Testing and monitoring the compliance with internal policies and procedures as well as best practice, applicable laws and regulations across the international firm
  • Working collaboratively across the International Risk Group to ensure a consistent approach to risk management, internal controls and assurance is maintained 


  • A part-qualified audit professional (ACA / ACCA / CIA) with direct internal or external audit experience in an accountancy firm or an Internal Audit team
  • Curious and results oriented with exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience of working effectively with cross-functional areas, across time zones within a matrix structure
  • Comfortable operating in ambiguous situations, demonstrating a flexible and collaborative working style

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.