Primark Ireland

Internal Audit Senior Manager

Dublin, Ireland
25 Sep 2023
25 Oct 2023
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Internal Audit Senior Manager

Are you a qualified accountant with a passion for internal audit? Do you have experience in leading audit teams and delivering high-quality audit reports? Do you want to work for one of the world’s leading fashion retailers?

If you answered yes to these questions, then we have an exciting opportunity for you. We are looking for a Senior Manager in Internal Audit to join our Dublin Head Office and lead our team of experienced auditors.

Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, you’ll engage with an amazing and inclusive group of colleagues and leaders, learn, and innovate, have a huge impact, and have a great time doing it. This new and exciting role is critical in the planned expansion of our business.

You are innovative, passionate, innovative and a change agent which will enable you to advance the longer-term strategic priorities whilst maintaining oversight of day-to-day activities. You will play a leading role in shaping the future of our Internal Audit practices whilst partnering closely with key stakeholders from a number of areas across our business.

This exciting position will see a suitable candidate having an integral part in deep diving into our processes and procedures, assessing performance and risk, developing actionable insights, presenting findings and working with management to support implementation to improve overall effectiveness.

About the role

As a Senior Manager in Internal Audit, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and executing the annual internal audit plan in line with the company’s strategy and risk appetite
  • Leading and managing a team of internal auditors and ensuring their professional development
  • Leading risk-based audits across all areas of the business, including financial, operational, compliance, IT, and sustainability
  • Preparing and presenting clear, concise, and timely audit reports with recommendations for improvement
  • Following up on the implementation of audit recommendations and monitoring their effectiveness
  • Building strong relationships with senior management and key stakeholders across the business
  • Providing assurance and advisory services on key projects and initiatives
  • Supporting external auditors and regulators as required
  • Keeping abreast of emerging trends and best practices in internal audit
About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A professional accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in internal audit or external audit, preferably in retail or consumer goods sectors
  • A proven track record of leading audit teams and delivering high-quality audit reports
  • A strong knowledge of internal audit standards, methodologies, frameworks, and tools, specifically applied to risk-based auditing.
  • A sound understanding of financial reporting standards, corporate governance principles, risk management practices, and internal control systems
  • Excellent communication, presentation, influencing, and stakeholder management skills
  • A high level of analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • A flexible, adaptable, and proactive approach to work
  • A willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required
What we offer

As a Senior Manager in Internal Audit at Primark, you will enjoy:

  • A competitive salary with an annual bonus scheme
  • A generous pension plan with employer contributions
  • A comprehensive health insurance package with dental and optical benefits
  • A hybrid working policy with flexible working hours and the option to finish at 2pm on Friday and start your weekend early
  • A supportive learning and development programme with opportunities for career progression
  • A friendly and collaborative work environment with social events and activities
  • A staff discount on our amazing products
About Primark

Primark is an international retailer that offers amazing fashion at amazing prices. We are part of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group. We have over 75,000 employees who work hard to deliver our products to millions of customers every week.

Our mission is to provide quality fashion at affordable prices while being ethical, sustainable, and socially responsible. Our values are care, honesty, respect, and innovation. We are proud of our culture of collaboration, diversity, and inclusion.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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