Senior Internal Auditor

Port Talbot
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus and pension
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Jackie Taylor
Employer Sector
Management & Executive
Contract Type
Full Time
0-25% Travel

Senior Internal Audit job - mid £40's plus great benefits - South Wales

Your new company

Major multinational organisation with South Wales based group finance and group internal audit base - UK based role with small travel element including occasional overseas trips.

Your new role

Key member of a large dynamic internal audit team - internal audit is very business-focused and operates like an internal consultancy service - this position contributes to business value by promoting best practices, reducing the risk of unexpected loss, recovering loss and protecting the company's international brand.

On a day to day basis you will be responsible for organising, supervising and conducting audits so as to provide business management with an independent view of risk management and control. You will ensure that internal and external quality, performance & reporting standards are maintained, that the scope of work has been agreed and clearly communicated to stakeholders, that Audit work is adequately resourced, testing is sufficient to support the audit conclusion and Audits are followed up at appropriate intervals.

You will work closely with business management to recommend solutions that are practical, cost effective, and in the best interests of the group. You will Identify high-risk areas for potential review thereby assisting Audit Management to raise an annual Audit Plan. You will participate in selected high-risk business system development projects to provide early, constructive and relevant advice to help develop effective internal controls. As well as plan and review the audit assignments to provide assurance over the completeness and quality of audit work, ensuring compliance with departmental standards and reporting. You will be key to progressing and aiding the development and training of junior members of staff, giving them the appropriate help and guidance.

What you'll need to succeed

A recognised accountancy/auditing qualification (ACA / ACCA / CIMA / CMIIA / CIA / QIAL).
A second European language would also be desirable but is not by any means essential.
A high level of personal integrity.
A detailed knowledge and experience of risk assessment techniques and modern audit methodology.
A proven ability to organise: manage both staff and business contacts, complete audit reviews to budget and time, and motivate staff.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the credibility to deal with Executive Members, Directors, and Senior Managers and be capable of coping with and resolving potential conflict in a constructive manner. Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel is essential.
You must have proven business acumen with a good understanding of large scale systems, operating in a multi-functional, multi-business environment.

What you'll get in return

A tremendous challenging internal audit role where internal audit plays a major commercial role in a large scale multinational business. They are open to someone who is pursuing audit as a long term career - or equally someone who would see this as a two year role and a route into a mainstream finance role at a senior level in a large business. The salary and benefits package is attractive and includes BUPA, annual bonus and good pension.

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