Group Senior Internal Auditor

North Yorkshire, UK
Competitive salary
23 Oct 2020
19 Nov 2020
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
Experience level
Qualified accountant
A new opportunity has arisen as part of the expansion of our internal audit team within the 850 Food Group (Karro and Youngs Seafood). You will be required to evaluate and provide independent assurance which will be presented to the audit committee and to senior management on the effectiveness of the organisation's risk management, governance and internal control processes. You will facilitate the delivery of the annual audit plan through independent completion of audits end-to-end. Working across all sites and levels of the organisation this role is a great opportunity for a qualified accountant with financial audit experience to move into a rapidly expanding and fast paced business.

Whilst based at our group head office in Malton this role will involve regular travel, often at short notice, across the 850 Food Group sites and to Europe.

Key responsibilities:

Delivery of the annual internal audit plan through the completion of internal audit reviews as instructed by the Head of Internal Audit

Audit committee papers

Provision of guidance and improving standardisation to the wider finance community through participation in working groups and projects

Deputise for the Head of Internal Audit where required

Essential skills and experience:

Qualified accountant - ACA, ACCA, CIMA

Experience within a large accountancy firm or equivalent manufacturing business

Financial audit experience

Experience in discussing contentious matters, influencing key stakeholders to achieve outcomes, negotiating actions and deadlines

Ability to problem solve and approach complex issues with an open mind whilst also considering any associated risks

Self-driven and an ability to work on own initiative in a fast-paced environment

Seeks and develops new relationships across business to ensure that internal audit is a valued resource and a first port of call for management

Excellent communicator (both written and verbally) able to engage a varied audience including board members

Applicants should be approachable whilst maintaining an objective and independent approach

High level of personal and professional integrity

Experience of prioritising workload, managing expectations and working independently to complete tasks

Preferred education, skills and experience:

Understanding of risk management

Advanced excel skills

Experience of sitting on project boards and working groups

Experience of guidance, procedure and policy writing

Benefits include:

Competitive salary

25 days holiday per year (plus public hols)

Competitive contributory pension

Life assurance scheme funded by Karro

At Karro we are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find Karro to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects.

About Karro:

Karro Food Group is a major UK food business, employing c. 5,500 people over 14 sites across the UK and Ireland and generating turnover of £1.2bn. Karro is a leading producer of both fresh and cooked meat products, and, following its recent acquisition of Young's Seafood, is now one of the UK's leading multi-protein food businesses. The business supplies to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers across the UK, as well as export customers globally

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