Senior Internal Auditor

Central London
Circa £60-65k + Bonus + Benefits
19 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
25-50% Travel

This leading global FTSE100 group in the telecoms sector is recruiting a Senior Internal Auditor to join the Commercial team in London. The role will offer direct exposure to the senior leadership team and is a high profile role within the audit function. This is a London based role which offers some flexible working arrangements.

The Senior Internal Auditor reports to the Head of Audit in the Commercial Audit team and will be involved in leading audits, business partnering and supporting the HoA to develop internal controls and add commercial value. You will lead specific audits in the Commercial & Business Development domain across the Group in accordance with the Internal Audit guidelines and methodology. 

The Senior Internal Auditor will be able to shape and influence the audit service that the organisation provides having privileged exposure to leaders and senior management within the telecommunications industry.  This is a commercially focussed role which will partner with the business to take problem statements and convert them into programmes of work to add real value. The role will involve travel internationally and locally (up to 50%).

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant or internal auditor (ACA /ACCA/CA/CIA) with a strong academic record.  You will have experience of working in or with large, fast-paced, complex organisations and be motivated to develop and progress quickly.  Commerciality is key and you must be able to demonstrate a commercial mindset and an ‘outside the box’ approach to problem solving.  This is a business advisory role so confidence, gravitas and the ability to influence and partner with senior stakeholders is vital.  You will have strong analytical skills and be able to demonstrate translating problem statements to value add audit work and facilitating the implementation of actions.  Internal audit experience is essential and experience within a finance/commercial role is highly desirable.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading international organisation offering career paths in a large audit function and across the global business. The business views the IA department as a training ground for future leaders and as such progression can be rapid and there are many internal opportunities for the right people.