Senior Internal Auditor

Location
England, Hertfordshire, Hatfield
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Mar 2019
Closes
02 Apr 2019
Ref
13997717/001
Contact
Lauren Ramsey
Job Role
Internal Auditor
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

My client is a large FTSE listed organisation based in the Hatfield area. This opportunity is based in the finance team leading end to end audits.

Client Details

FTSE listed organisation based in the Hatfield area. Growing at record breaking speed they are looking to expand their Internal Audit function

Description

  • Contribute to the identification and assessment of company risks
  • Lead end to end audits in a timely and efficient manner, evaluating the design and effectiveness of internal control
  • Fully understand and communicate the impact of audit findings (including root cause), including recommendations for improvements in business processes, on the current and future business model and operating environment
  • Engage stakeholders to obtain a deeper understanding of the business, its requirements and the implications for audit. Build trust and credibility with stakeholders in order to objectively engage them and where appropriate, challenge their views
  • Actively participate in the follow-up process, preparation for Audit Committee papers and the formulation of the annual Internal Audit plan
  • Co-ordination of internal audit activities with the Governance, Risk and Compliance function
  • Conducting special projects at request of Head of Internal Audit / company management responding to emerging business risks
  • Keeping up to date with applicable accounting standards, regulation and market updates

Profile

  • Newly qualified or up to around 5 years PQE in role relevant qualifications, i.e. Professional certification (s) preferred (Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
    • Knowledge of technical auditing concepts, business processes and internal control systems
    • Advanced Microsoft Office or Google suite skills
    • Experience in presenting and discussing information in a logical, professional and objective manner, and to manage discussions to effectively build consensus and drive forward looking actions to all level of stakeholder
    • Ability to work self sufficiently
    • Previous experience in audit, assurance or risk related role

    Preferred (in addition to minimum)

    • Previous experience conducting project/programme assurance audits or equivalent qualifications
    • Internal Audit professional qualifications
    • Working knowledge of accounting standards

    Job Offer

    Highly competitive salary package

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