Kerry Group

Senior Internal Auditor

Kerry Group
Tralee, Kerry, Ireland
Not disclosed
14 Jun 2022
28 Jun 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
About Kerry

The aim to shape the future of food might seem ambitious to some, but to us in Kerry Taste and Nutrition, it's all in a day’s work.

Kerry is dedicated to helping create better-tasting, more authentic and nutritious food and beverages. We produce safe, quality products that help feed millions every day.

Wherever you are, we can work together to create inspiring solutions that nourish life

About The Role

We are looking for an experienced Senior Internal Auditor to join the team!  This exciting role requires someone who enjoys travel, as due to the nature of the work, you would be required to travel across Europe to perform audit activities.

As a member of this team, you will be involved in assessing risk and the adequacy of mitigation measures across all parts of the business thereby providing you with exposure to both financial and operational areas of the organisation.

Kerry operates a Hybrid working policy and candidates can work from our offices in Tralee, Co. Kerry or Naas, Co. Kildare.

What will I be doing?

  • You will be responsible for the delivery and timely issue of audit reports and findings with an emphasis on value added recommendations to ensure risk is managed appropriately
  • Work on ad-hoc and specialist projects
  • Facilitate risk assessments
  • Ensure all previous years and current non-compliances are closed on time
  • Efficiently and effectively plan, execute, and report on audits carried out at the Group’s locations worldwide.
  • Make a positive contribution to the Group’s Risk Assessment & Reporting processes and overall management of internal control, corporate governance, and risk management.
  • Display a strong professional image to finance and other management in the divisions and at corporate head office to ensure that the output of the Internal Audit Department is received enthusiastically.
What do I need to be successful?

In Kerry we understand that people have very different career trajectories and experiences. In order to be successful in this role we would be looking for the right competencies and aptitudes as well as your proven track record of success in a similar role and environment.

These include:

  • Role relevant qualifications i.e., ACA / ACCA – 3+ years PQE
  • Audit (internal or external) experience
  • Strong ICT (Microsoft Office) skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A proactive, high achiever capable of consistently delivering quality work, strong attention to detail and an ability to take ownership of projects
  • Highly analytical and objective with the ability to challenge the status quo
  • Strong Project Management experience and ability to meet deadlines
  • A curious, positive mind with the capacity to present complex data in an easily understood format
  • SAP experience
  • Data analytic skills
What will I get in return?

At Kerry, we believe in giving talented, curious people the opportunity to make a difference.

We work as a team, searching for the best ways to inspire food and nourish life.

We are a community of innovators, working across disciplines to solve global food challenges with a fresh approach. We want you to achieve whatever you put your mind to.

We also offer:

  • 25 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays)
  • Hybrid working
  • Health Care Cover
  • Matched pension scheme
  • Benefits platform offering discounts and cashback on major retailers including Tesco, Curry’s, Argos, and many others.
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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