Group Internal Auditor

South West Water
Bristol, County of Bristol, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
GBP 45,000.00 - 50,000.00 per year
04 May 2024
19 May 2024
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
Experience level
Qualified accountant
At Pennon Group, we're proud to be leading the way in the water industry. Alongside our subsidiaries - South West Water, Bournemouth Water and Pennon Water Services - we're committed to delivering a sustainable future of our region. Because we know that by continually driving up our standards today, we'll build a better tomorrow for our communities.

Do you have a keen eye for detail and want to work for a FTSE 250 Company? Are you a qualified accountant or internal auditor looking for your next challenge in an Internal Audit role?

We currently have an opportunity for a Group Internal Auditor to join our team based in Exeter or Bristol. Joining us on a full-time permanent basis, you will receive a competitive salary of circa £45,000 - £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits.

About the role

As a Group Internal Auditor you will be responsible for the end to end delivery of high profile internal audits and other assurance activities which cover the whole of the Group's operations. This role will expose you to a variety operational and financial areas as well as the opportunity to report your findings directly to senior leaders across the Group. The role also provides plenty of opportunities for personal and professional progression and development.

This is an exciting time to join both the UK Water Sector and our highly respected Internal Audit team in Pennon, making a real difference supporting the Group to ensure we hit our targets and overcome key business challenges.

What you'll be doing:
    • Supporting in the delivery of the Group Audit Plan across Pennon, South West Water (incl. Bournemouth Water and Bristol Water) and Pennon Water Services.
    • Independently perform the end to end audit process including planning, fieldwork and reporting in accordance with the Group Internal Audit methodology.
    • Report findings to key stakeholders, including executive management, in a clear and concise manner and agreeing actions to address these findings.
    • Support the Group Internal Audit function in the delivery of other assurance and advisory related assignments.
    • Assisting in ensuring the continuous improvement activities of the Group Internal Audit function.
What we are looking for:
    • Fully qualified accountant (e.g. ACA, ACCA) and/ or internal audit qualification (e.g. CMIIA).
    • Full UK Driving Licence
    • Excellent communicator and happy to engage with high level business stakeholders
    • Advanced Excel skills; including pivot tables, lookups and data management
    • Experienced auditors from an external audit background are encouraged to also apply for this role
    • Able to effectively prioritise and deliver multiple activities simultaneously to defined deadlines.
    • Knowledge of internal audit and risk management methodologies, tools and techniques.
What's in it for you:
      We know that the support and commitment of our staff is key to our success so you will receive the opportunity for ongoing development and training for a long-term career with us. We're one of the largest companies in the South West and are proud to have been awarded Investors in People recognition. In return, we offer an excellent range of benefits including:
    • Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays
    • A discretionary Bonus
    • Competitive Contributory Pension
    • Share-save Scheme
    • Various health benefits
    • Wellbeing support programmes
    • A range of Group Discounts
    • Cycle to Work Scheme
    • Financial support services
    • And plenty more!
Closing Date: Thursday 16th May 2024

Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to a mandatory DBS check as part of the onboarding process.

Be yourself, we like it that way. Together, we will build a culture of belonging, where inclusion is instinctive. Diversity is our strength and a reflection of our communities. We care, we value everyone, we celebrate uniqueness.

Our core values which are essential to our success are:

Be Rock Solid - Build trust and be trusted. Be the one we all look to and can depend on.

Be You - We want you to bring your best everyday. Be yourself and make your mark in your individual way.

Be the Future - Embrace change. Drive Progress. Own the challenge.

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