Senior Manager - Store Audit

New South Wales, Australia
Competitive salary
14 Jun 2021
17 Jun 2021
Job role
Experience level
About the role

The 'Senior Audit Manager - Stores' primary objective is to support the delivery of Internal Audit (IA) objectives, which are: Provide independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve the organisation's operations.

Help the organisation accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and test the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management and governance processes. The above is achieved in this role predominantly through supporting Senior Management in developing, maintaining and managing the delivery of the Rolling Audit Plan.

This role is based at our Head Office in Norwest Business Park, Bella Vista.

In this role, the position will:

  • Report to the Head of Audit - Stores, IT & Projects;
  • Support Senior Management in developing, maintaining and delivering the entire Rolling Audit Plan and Board Reporting where relevant;
  • Coordinate, drive and deliver simultaneous reviews in a timely, efficient and cost effective manner without compromising quality of delivery;
  • Exercise good commercial acumen and ensure audit recommendations are balanced, risk based solutions to identified issues;
  • Represent IA whilst engaging with various levels of management to facilitate achievement of IA objectives;
  • Identify, recommend and support operational improvements of IA's own processes & tools especially in relation to the Quality Assurance Improvement Program (QAIP);
  • Deliver, coach and support others to achieve a level of engagement with the business supporting the concept of Internal Audit being a trusted adviser to the business while providing independent assurance to the committee and board;
  • Effective management of staff utilisation to ensure the department is operating efficiently;
  • Develop and nurture talent to drive a high performing and achieving team.
  • Primary focus on completing and assisting the manager in delivering audits in the 'Stores' stream;
  • Actively contribute (through advice or otherwise) to other reviews that have a specific Store operational component;
  • Actively contribute to the 'Stores' and Rolling Audit plan; and
  • Act as 'divisional champion' in the Store's space.

This role requires the following:

  • Have a practical and technical understanding of Store Audit and Risk Management through 5+ years experience in a similar role;
  • Store operational experience;
  • Ability to link business strategy to key processes and controls and understand risk implications and Store impacts;
  • Ability to assess the design and control effectiveness of key processes;
  • Ability to assess programmes and projects, including governance and solution designs;
  • Have visibility of and understand the Stores Roadmap and engage with Management on future developments.

The following professional skills are required:

  • Ability to manage and deliver multiple projects on time and within budgets;
  • Ability to manage teams of auditors and managers;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to tailor communications to both business and Store Operations as required;
  • Ability to build strong relationships with business stakeholders;
  • Results-oriented, show strong initiative, be customer-focused, recognise effort and contributions, affect change, and be team oriented;
  • Motivate and inspire - establish direction and develop vision;
  • Ability to run effective meetings and ensure that all parties reach consensus;
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritise these effectively; and
  • Strong problem solving aptitude, with an attention to detail

Joining the Group

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do.

We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage and we are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion.

As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference.

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing.

We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences - for our customers and for each other.

We'd love to hear from You

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. You can learn more about working with us on LinkedIn or via . #Work180

Our Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Leaders kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. Woolworths Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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