Internal Audit Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
West Midlands, Birmingham
Salary
£60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
10 May 2024
Closes
07 Jun 2024
Ref
JN -052024-6417145
Contact
Matt Taylor
Job role
Internal audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

As an experienced expert in the field of Internal Audit, develop and lead a professionally focused team, providing robust assurance to the Board, Executive and Leadership Team over internal controls, including core areas of risk, key systems and processes, and compliance with relevant regulatory standards.

Client Details

Award winning not-for-profit organisation who are very passionate about their core values.

Description

  • Lead in developing and managing the delivery of the Strategic Internal Audit Plan, ensuring planned work meets organisational requirements, reflective of key aims and key areas of risk.
  • Robustly manage the effectiveness of the Plan and its delivery including progress of the Plan within timescales, and to quality, engaging with internal stakeholders from Team Leaders through to the Executives.
  • Lead and inspire the Internal Audit Team through provision of direction, management support and supervision, ensuring quality and timely delivery is maintained.
  • Manage the co/out-sourcing element of the Internal Audit Plan through effective contract management with a range of external providers, ensuring quality and timeliness of delivery is maintained.
  • Ensure compliance with Internal Audit Standards at all times identifying areas of continuous improvement ensuring ongoing effectiveness of the Internal Audit Function. Developing current practices to ensure compliance with the new IIA standards.
  • Lead on and undertake audit assignments and of allegations of wrongdoing, liaising with management and support functions to determine effectiveness of controls, the identification of control failures and route causes, clearly reporting outcomes, recommendations and overall opinions.
  • Develop and manage effective processes which demonstrate improvements in the control environment, for example through relevant internal audit recommendation tracking tools, and root cause analysis
  • Develop and manage effective processes which demonstrate improvements in the control environment, for example through relevant internal audit recommendation tracking tools, and root cause analysis
  • Maintain the Board Assurance Framework and support the Leadership Team in the development of effective frameworks which demonstrate the strength of second line of defence assurance processes.
  • Develop and present relevant reports for Leadership Team, Executive and the Audit and Risk Management Committee as a result of internal audit work delivered
  • Draft the year end annual internal control opinion, reporting outcomes to the Leadership Team, Executive and the Audit and Risk Management Committee
  • Act as a critical friend to management providing sound advice on the development of internal and effective controls.
  • Deputise for the Director of Audit Assurance and Governance as and when required.
  • Undertake any other duties in line with the objectives and scope of the role.

Profile

  • ACCA, ACA, ICAS or CIPFA qualified
  • Significant demonstrable experience of engaging with a wide variety of stakeholders including presenting to members of the Leadership Team, Executive Group and Board, communicating effectively using a variety of tools
  • Albeit not essential, experience of a co-source arrangement would be highly advantageous
  • Open to some travel (c5-10%, typically within 100m of Birmingham

Job Offer

  • £60,000 - £70,000 base salary
  • Good platform to grow into a Head of Internal Audit role
  • Benefits to be discussed at briefing stage

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