Kerry Group

Senior Internal Auditor

Kerry Group
Tralee, Kerry, Ireland
Not disclosed
24 Nov 2020
24 Dec 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 25,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

Our Global Headquarters (GHQ) is based in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland and is a center of excellence for global financial control and the home of the Group corporate functions; Tax, Treasury, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Control, Investor Relations, Company Secretarial, Legal, Internal Audit, Group Control and Corporate Affairs.

We are looking for leaders of the future, so if you have the ambition to match ours, we'd like to hear from you!

About the role

The Internal Audit Department report directly to the Audit Committee / Board with an independent, unbiased assessment of the Company’s Risk Management, Governance and Internal Control processes. As a member of this team, you will be involved in assessing risk and the adequacy of mitigation measures across all parts of the business thereby providing you with exposure to both financial and operational areas of the organisation.

Points to Consider:

  • Internal Auditors enjoy huge variety in their work, have a scope that spans the entire organization and get to experience the global company culture while learning what the company does from so many perspectives.
  • You will gain a unique insight of a commercial organisations operations, conducting reviews across all areas of the business.
  • Opportunity to get close to the business, gain a competitive understanding of it and provide recommendations to drive change.
  • You will enjoy high levels of exposure to Senior Management throughout the Group thereby strengthening your network for future internal career opportunities.
  • Due to the nature of the work, you would be required to travel overseas to perform audit activities. Travel will mainly be Europe based but can include audits throughout the Group. Travel typically consists of 1 - 2 week trips per month, returning on weekends when feasible.
  • Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivery and timely issue of audit reports and findings with an emphasis on value added recommendations to ensure risk is managed appropriately
  • Work on ad-hoc and specialist projects
  • Facilitate risk assessments 
  • Ensure all previous year’s and current non-compliances are closed on time
  • Efficiently and effectively plan, execute and report on audits carried out at the Group’s locations worldwide.
  • Make a positive contribution to the Group’s Risk Assessment & Reporting processes and overall management of internal control, corporate governance and risk management.
  • Display a strong professional image to finance and other management in the divisions and at corporate head office to ensure that the output of the Internal Audit Department is received enthusiastically.
  • Your Profile:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Strong ICT (Microsoft Office) skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A proactive, high achiever capable of consistently delivering quality work, strong attention to detail and an ability to take ownership of projects
  • Highly analytical and objective with the ability to challenge the status quo
  • Strong Project Management experience and ability to meet deadlines
  • A curious, positive mind with the capacity to present complex data in an easily understood format
  • Desirable:

  • Audit (internal or external) experience
  • SAP experience
  • Data analytic skills
  • For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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