Lead Auditor

Michael Page
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£50000 - £57000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
10 May 2021
17 May 2021
JN -032021-2371560
George Wearden
Job role
Internal audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

The Lead Auditors role will be to lead and report on the Internal Audit assignments as set out in the Group Internal Audit Plan, especially relating to Retail, Logistics & Services.

Client Details

The client are a well establish and well respected firm in Manchester


The Lead Auditor's responsibilities include;

  • Driving the development of the Annual Audit Plan.
  • Own, lead, plan, carry out and report on Internal Audit assignments as set out in the Group Internal Audit Plan (especially relating to Retail, Logistics & Services).
  • Contribution to delivery of the GIA strategy and its ethos for continuous improvement.
  • Provide review and quality control over audit reports and other key deliverable documents.
  • Complete risk-based ad-hoc investigations and business support activities as required by the Group Head of Internal Audit.
  • Assist in the development of the team's Internal Auditors and ensure that audit work and output meet the required standard.
  • Drive continuous improvement and development of departmental processes and policies.


The successful Lead Auditor should be;

  • Qualified IIA, ACCA, CIMA or ACA.
  • Broad-based audit experience across multiple business functions and areas (previous retail experience desirable).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communicator (verbally and in writing).
  • Analytical approach to delivering pragmatic and practical solutions to control issues.
  • A demonstrable track record of delivering to deadlines.
  • IT literacy, including word processing, spreadsheet and database packages
  • Knowledge of SQL writing is useful but not essential.

Job Offer

The successful Lead Auditor will receive;

  • A competitive salary of up to £57,000
  • Company pension with up to 6% contribution
  • Life Assurance and Private Medical Insurance
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Local restaurant discounts across Manchester's Northern Quarter
  • 24 days annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays) with the option to buy an additional 10 over the year
  • Flexible working, as well as staggered start times, we know these are different times and have embraced them to ensure our staff are supported.
  • A Manchester City Centre office base with parking (subject to availability), socially distanced workstations and sanitizing stations around the business
  • Great tech to enable you to not only make doing your job easy but to also allow you to work from anywhere with a great WIFI connection
  • Onsite café at great subsidised rates

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