Internal Auditor

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
West Midlands
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Feb 2021
Closes
11 Mar 2021
Ref
JN -022021-2007658
Contact
Lucy Williams
Job role
Internal audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

Looking for that first step into Industry. Internal Audit is an ideal route into any business.

Client Details

Global brand with a strong reputation in the Midlands.

Description

Working as part of the Internal Audit team, you will be responsible for assisting in planning, execution and follow-up of Internal Audits (Financial and Operational) performed across the Division.

They are looking to innovate their assurance processes - using data analytics, technology and reporting tools to enable a sharper focus on risk areas and business issues, as well as generating efficiencies throughout the assurance process. You will play a key role in leading this transformation.
You will provide objective and independent assurance on the design and effectiveness of processes and controls that mitigate significant business and financial risk. You will provide recommendations that drive effective and efficient controls and processes, drawing on best practices and latest technology / tools to support the business in its focus on continuous improvement.

To perform this role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
 Work with the Senior Manager to transform the Internal Audit team.
 Design, develop and implement new and innovative techniques to identify risks and process weaknesses.
 Increase the level of assurance that we can obtain by leveraging data analytics performed across their standardised ERP systems.
 Lead internal audit visits at operating locations around the world, using judgement to define the scope and testing approach to ensure key risks are addressed.
 Test the effectiveness of financial, commercial and operational controls, evaluating compliance with related policies and procedures.
 Provide value adding and insightful recommendations that address control and process opportunities and issues, leading to improvement in the overall control environment.
 Highlight and share areas of good or best practice identified during audits.
 Track progress and hold businesses to account in delivering control improvement actions.

Profile

You will ideally be a qualified accountant. Our client will also consider candidates currently working in Internal Audit in Industry and you don't necessarily have to be a qualified accountant.
 Ideally you will be Top 10 trained, and be looking to make your first or second move following qualification.
 Experience working in an External or Internal Audit role.
 Experience of working with and developing data led analysis to identify business risks and process weaknesses.
 You should be familiar with the internal controls framework and should also have a sound understanding of IFRS.
 Experience working with large international group would be beneficial.
 You must be organised, thorough and be able to build relationships.
 Excellent written and spoken English is a requirement.

Job Offer

Highly competitive package on offer.

Our client is looking or someone to be within this team for max 2 years and then you will be able to move into another part of the business. It is also fine if you want to progress your career within Internal Audit.