Business Surveyor/Auditor

Reports to: Audit Manager and Director
Salary: Competitive (D.O.E.)
Bonus: Uncapped, discretionary and performance-based

Purpose of role

The primary responsibility of the Business Surveyor/Auditor is to undertake new business surveys and ongoing audits on behalf of clients of Hilton-Baird Audit & Survey, and to produce timely, accurate and insightful reports. The role requires you to maintain the highest levels of quality and efficiency, whilst providing a detailed insight which includes highlighting risks identified and insight into potential mitigants.

Hilton-Baird Audit & Survey is an outsourced provider to the Invoice Finance and Asset Based Lending market. In addition, it sometimes engages directly with businesses to provide its expertise around risk and secured lending aspects. As a result of growth in demand, we are looking for hard working and driven individuals to join our team of experts across the UK.

As an integral member of our expert team, the Business Surveyor/Auditor would be responsible for their own day-to-day workload, managing their own output and ensuring work is carried out as effectively as possible, establishing rapports with our key clients and, in turn, their clients.

Key responsibilities

Person specification


The candidate should be educated to a high standard, ideally to at least A Level education, and have a financial, business or debt recovery background. However, candidates who have achieved GCSE level and a thorough background of relevant work experience will also be considered.


We hire for attitude and aptitude above all else. If you possess the drive and determination to succeed, and have a good level of audit and survey experience, along with a sound understanding of business and finance in general and specifically within the invoice finance (factoring, invoice discounting and asset based lending) markets, that is a distinct advantage.

We will train you in our processes and methodology, which are key to our success. These will challenge and also provide the skills needed to prosper within this interesting, challenging and rewarding role. Our ethos is one of partnership – both externally and internally. The more value each individual adds to our clients and our business, the more value they receive in return.

Desired skills

Personal qualities

What we offer

About Hilton-Baird Audit & Survey

Established in 2001, Hilton-Baird Audit & Survey provides outsourced risk management services to help UK & European finance providers and equity specialists make informed lending decisions, minimising risk whilst maximising lending. The company is a family-run business and part of the wider Hilton-Baird Group, which employs more than 40 staff.

From pre-lend surveys and routine audits to sales ledger reviews and even award-winning training, we are panel providers for a wide range of asset based lenders, high street banks and equity specialists.

With multi-sector expertise, our team is trained to take a commercial view of business, with each report providing a range of suitable recommendations that lenders’ operations or underwriting team can make practical use of. Reporting of factual issues is always balanced with the reality of managing a facility.

How to apply

To apply for this position please email, attaching your CV and covering letter, stating the role within the subject line.