Lead Internal Auditor

Astrum Search
£50,000 - £60,000 + 10% bonus + 10% pension
12 Aug 2022
11 Sep 2022
Employer Sector
Technology, ICT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
0-25% Travel, None

Astrum Search are delighted to be working exclusively with an international telecommunications and technology business to recruit a Lead Internal Auditor based in their London office.

Reporting to the Senior Audit Manager, you will be part of a highly regarded and sociable team that has a fantastic reputation for delivering value to the organisation. The function operates a risk-based approach and the audit plan is very varied, encompassing financial process reviews as well as more in-depth operational and project audits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and deliver audit assignments, participating in all stages of the audit from planning, executing, reporting and follow up
  • Understand and communicate the impact of audit findings to stakeholders, detailing root cause and associated risks
  • Provide value add recommendations to the business to improve controls and processes
  • Engage with stakeholders to build trust, credibility, and long-lasting working relationships
  • Help coach and mentor more junior auditors in the team
  • Contribute to the continuous development of the function (i.e. data analytics and automation).

Skills & Experience:

  • A relevant accounting or internal audit qualification (ACCA/ACA/CIMA/CIA etc)
  • Prior internal or external audit experience gained in an international business or leading accountancy practice
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of risk and controls
  • SOX experience highly desirable
  • Pro-active approach to work and able to demonstrate initiative
  • Happy with flexible and remote working.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a high performing team and business. The organisation has received significant investment over the years and has consistently outperformed the market. It's a very diverse and inclusive business that will allow you to develop and grow your career both in the internal audit team and wider organisation.

Travel in the role is low (approx. 10%) and they operate a very flexible approach to work. The team typically meet in London 2-3 times per month for important meetings and social events.

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