Internal Audit/Senior – Midlands

Recruiter
Morgan West
Location
East Midlands Region
Posted
16 Jul 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Job role
Accountant

Internal Audit/Senior – Midlands

Our major National UK client requires a highly proactive and innovative Internal audit professional or an individual coming straight from Practice.

This role will suit a Newly Qualified Accountant, or potentially an exceptional Part Qualified
Due to growth our client is looking to recruit a proactive individual as an integral part of a new and growing structure. You will be responsible for a number of special projects which the Head of Internal Audit has highlighted, but will also deal with the more complex audits and get involved in adding value to the business.

Who we're looking for?

The ideal candidate will:

  • Play a key role in helping the audit team deliver high quality audit work that enable business management to reach informed decisions on identified control weaknesses, and to agree commercially viable actions to mitigate risks.
  • Executes audits flawlessly and escalates issues of concern early such that any repositioning can be achieved without significant disruption to the objectives of the audit. Adheres to the audit plan, focuses and logistics of designated audit assignments, helps identify potential threats to the achievement of the assignment, and presents practical and achievable options to risk mitigation.
  • Delivers high quality audit conclusions and focused audit opinions that positively influence executive stakeholders to embed risk management and internal control practices and to improve the overall strength of the control framework. Delivers clear and comprehensive reports, understandable by all levels of management that may be relied upon in the face of legal or regulatory challenges or disputes.
  • Operates as part of an effective team and contributes proactively to the efficient performance of the team. Manages time effectively to ensure audit objectives are achieved and works closely with team colleagues to enhance team effectiveness and thus develop one’s own professional knowledge and skills.
  • Delivers timely and accurate reporting to key stakeholders e.g. the Board, Audit Committee and Risk Committees by submitting high quality conclusions of audit work and progress data to the Practice Team. Ensures that the audit approach complies with audit methodology and that the quality of the file, audit papers and electronic data are maintained to high standards throughout each audit, reports and escalates area of concern and non-compliance.

About our client

Leading UK business, with Head office in the East Midlands.

What's on offer

Up to £45000 + benefits + attractive bonus.

Candidates need to be CCAB Qualified Accountants preferably having trained with a Top Ten Firm, with extensive recent experience in External Audit, with a client portfolio consisting of Mid Cap and FTSE organisations. You will be committed to transitioning into the wider business within 18 months.

*For this vacancy you must already have eligibility in place to work in the UK, as this employer does not provide sponsorship*

DUE TO THE HIGH LEVELS OF RESPONSE PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT CANDIDATES WILL ONLY BE CONTACTED IF THEY MEET THE SHORT-LISTING CRITERIA FOR THIS ROLE.