Director of Corporate Audit - Large Charity
The Audit & Risk Recruitment Company (ARRC) are delighted to be recruiting for an instantly recognisable charity to aid them in their search for a Director of Audit and Inspection on a fixed term 2 year contract.
In this vital wide-ranging role, you’ll be responsible for leading the internal audit and inspection team and overseeing the independent safeguarding service. Your team will be responsible for undertaking a continual programme of reviews designed to appraise existing and emerging risks and, to give an objective and evidence based opinion on all aspects of governance arrangements, risk management as well as financial and non-financial controls.
You’ll be instrumental in a major review of their approach and tolerance to risk including establishing what excellence looks like, which is key to achieving best-in-class status. Your direct relationship with our Chair of Audit & Risk committee will be a crucial factor in your success, as will your ability to challenge and influence their Corporate Leadership Team. Inspiring confidence and providing appropriate assurance at the most senior level is therefore essential. You will have direct access & also be required to notify the CEO directly of any significant compliance, safeguarding or audit issues on a timely basis.
With extensive experience already at this level, you will be an expert in all areas of audit and risk. You can produce high quality analysis, and assess vulnerability and exposure to business risk. A relevant qualification (e.g. CCAB) or membership of a professional body (such as CMIIA) will add to your gravitas. Confident, articulate and methodical you’re an able negotiator who inspires trust and respect both internally and externally. Being an effective risk manager able to comment on operational, financial, process controls and audit design is key.
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