Senior Internal Auditor - FMCG & Retail

Michael Page
£55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Matched Pension, 26 days leave
17 Jan 2023
16 Feb 2023
JN -012023-5905168
Rebecca Scuffam
Job role
Internal audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

This is a new role available for an Internal Auditor, with the purpose of providing independent assurance over policies, procedures and systems in order to protect stakeholders, shareholders, the brand and the organisations assets.

Client Details

Our client is a non-profit with significant links to and regulation from the UK government. As a complex organisation they are responsible for a number of charitable initiatives as well as being home to UK's leading e-commerce sites and four of the UK's biggest FMCG brands. This unique blend of commercial operations blended with a culture of giving back makes our client an extremely interesting and positive place to develop your career.

As an organisation, they have almost 1,000 employees with over £8bil worth of revenue and have also been ranked in the top 10 of the Top 100 companies to work for awards for 2021.


  • Deliver end to end risk-based internal audit assignments, either as part of the wider team or independently.
  • Report on audit findings and present to the Head of Internal Audit on audit findings and recommendations
  • Work closely with Audit Managers and the Head of Internal Audit, providing support for the wider team and performing peer appraisals and training.
  • Participate in strategic work streams and organisational projects identified by the Head of Internal Audit
  • Provide technical advice to enhance the control environment and encourage continuous improvement within the organisation.
  • Facilitate risk management based change across the business


  • Qualified ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CIIA, IRM etc
  • Prior audit experience from either in practice or industry in internal or external audit
  • Ability to deliver quality end to end audits at pace
  • Demonstrable ability to produce clear and concise reports to communicate findings and propose solutions that represent a sensible proposition
  • Demonstrable ability to manage stakeholders and lead challenging discussions pertaining to audit and risk management
  • Understanding of how to audit ITGC's and other system risks such as UAM and access control would be beneficial but not essential.

Job Offer

This role offers a unique blend of working in an environment with an extremely strong social purpose yet also in a complex commercial and regulated setting. The role will allow you to develop as part of a wider internal audit team and enhance your career.

The salary will be in the region of £60k + circa 10% bonus, 26 days a/l + bank holidays and a matched pension contribution.

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