Head of Audit

Michael Page
£45000 - £50000 per annum
22 Jan 2019
22 Feb 2019
Harriet Taylor
Job role
Contract type
Part time
Experience level
  • Responsible for the audit team and responsible for ensuring the company complies with a number of funding rules and regulations.
  • Setting and developing an internal audit strategy to cover audits of HR/Finance/Sales and other functions.

Client Details

Our client are a growing SME business with the head office based in Cardiff and 3 additional sites throughout the UK.


Reporting into the FD, key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Management of the audit team
  • Ensuring compliance with multiple funding rules and ESF regulations
  • Leading audit and being responsible for ensuring there are no funding errors.
  • Be the source of all things funding related and to help with admin and operations related queries.
  • Setting and developing an internal audit strategy to cover audits of HR/Finance/Sales and other functions
  • Ensuring the ISO27001 compliance is maintained for the annual audit
  • Ensuring GDPR compliance and acting as DPO in FD's absence
  • Managing the data integrity manager.
  • Managing the Health and Safety Officer - ensuring the H&S obligations are met with our apprentices and also internally while liaising with our H&S consultant.


The successful candidate will have most if not all of the following attributes:

  • High attention to detail
  • Understanding of risk and compliance.
  • Hands on approach
  • Gravitas
  • A self starting 'can do' attitude.
  • Managerial experience
  • Energetic and Dynamic personality
  • Our client will consider candidates both with and without a financial qualification. It is essential this candidate has worked in a audit or risk function previously and can implement controls to mitigate risk to a business.

Job Offer

The full time position offers a competitive salary and a package including:

  • 25 days holiday + 8 b/h
  • Working hours 08.45 - 4.45 (Monday - Thursday) and 08.45-3.30pm (Fridays).

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