Internal Audit Manager (Commercial)

Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
08 May 2021
09 May 2021
Approved employers
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Job role
Audit, Internal audit
Experience level
At AstraZeneca we're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There's no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, Commercial Audit? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the Audit delivery in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

You will be based at Horizon Place, Luton, one of over 400 sites here at AstraZeneca, providing a collaborative environment where everyone feels comfortable and able to be themselves is at the core of AstraZeneca's priorities, it's important to us that you bring your full self to work every day.

Have the opportunity to be involved in a great variety of technically challenging, interesting and complex work. It keeps us engaged everyday and makes our contributions feel valuable.

Internal Audit Service (IAS) provides independent assurance that we're achieving our objectives effectively and in the right way. Our remit is to provide assurance over compliance, operational and strategic risks and ensure they are being managed optimally.

This opportunity would be well suited to someone with previous experience in a managerial level audit role, possibly within a 'Big 4' accounting firm. Equally, this would be an excellent opportunity for someone with relevant experience with another large global organisation.

Reporting to the Head of Audit (Commercial), you'll have real scope to make an impact as our aim is to be a top-performing IAS function.

Main duties and responsibilities
  • You'll work with internal teams and external co-sourced partners on a sophisticated portfolio of global commercial audits, working collaboratively throughout the audits to highlight issues and propose solutions.
  • You'll be required to quickly develop relationships with in-country management teams, and evaluate a range of judgemental issues around risks, controls and policy interpretation.
  • We'll expect you to provide oversight, mentoring and feedback on peer and team member performance to support their development.
  • We'll also look to you to innovate and drive continuous improvement in our auditing processes, including sharing knowledge with the wider team.
  • Another key focus will be to identify insights and themes to share with the business on the challenges and risks that come from commercialising our portfolio.

Essential requirements
  • Relevant experience in a managerial-level audit role OR large global organisation
  • Solid understanding and experience of the Pharmaceutical experience
  • Commercial compliance audit experience
  • Previous experience of auditing regulatory risk and compliance frameworks within the pharma sector, including evaluating compliance with anti-bribery and off-label marketing policies and standards
  • Ability to use Data Analytics to inform audit planning, fieldwork and reporting. A key focus is to enable improved insights on a regular basis and ongoing sharing with the business.
  • Strong project management skills to multi-task/ manage a portfolio of individual assignments, and co-ordinate and monitor broader programmes
  • Ability to manage and empower multi-disciplinary teams across different global locations, including working effectively with external co-sourced provider teams
  • A flexible communication style, able to adjust your approach and influence others, including in-country senior management teams
  • Ability to work in close proximity of auditees for commercial audits, including undertaking travel domestically and internationally (up to 40% of working days)

Opening date: 26.4.2021

Closing date: 5.5.2021

Competitive salary and benefits apply

Date Posted

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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