Internal Audit Manager

England, Hertfordshire, Watford
£65000 - £75000 per annum
04 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Lauren Ramsey
Contract Type
Level of qualification

A fantastic opportunity within a large organisation based in the Rickmansworth area.

Client Details

My client are a large sought after international maufacturing organisation based in Hertfordshire.


  • Develop the risk based Internal Audit programme to ensure that sufficient assurance is obtained that operating businesses are following Group Policy

  • Develop site specific and thematic work programmes

  • Establish a small network of finance professionals across the Group who can assist with audits

  • Work with and manage the relationship on a day to day basis with the Co-Source provider

  • Conduct audits in line with the agreed programme, delivering insight for the operating businesses and providing prompt and succinct reports. Audits will cover many business areas

  • Maintain the Group's Corestream software platform which tracks all audit actions

  • Work with the operating businesses and divisional CFO's to ensure that audit actions are closed out appropriately and on time

  • Manage the Group's annual Control Self-Assessment process

  • Work with other providers of assurance, coordinating effort to ensure sufficient coverage is achieved (e.g. HSE, Insurance)

  • Able to support the operating businesses in closing actions by providing guidance, templates, etc.

  • Drafting reports for upward communication of Internal Audit activities

  • Support and or conduct investigations as and when necessary e.g. Whistleblowing

  • Assistance with ad hoc reviews on an as-needed basis


Experience and Education

  • A qualified accountant, preferably with an Internal Audit qualification

  • A proven track record in planning and delivering audits in a multi-national manufacturing business

  • Experience of planning and delivering non-financial audits, including IT audits

  • Have the ability to work to tight reporting deadlines through planning and controlling efficient work processes

Skills and Behaviours

  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills

  • A robust yet collaborative approach

  • Hands on approach

  • Ability to work under tight timescales and manage multiple issues and prioritise

  • Strong influencing skills and cultural awareness

  • Ability to travel internationally (50%)

  • An ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both in writing and verbally

  • Ability to appreciate the 'bigger picture' and balance risk with the need to operate business efficiently

Job Offer

Opportunity to travel, flexible working and a highly competitive salary / package.

Progression opportunities with internal Finance and Audit, Risk and Assurance

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