Role details

Internal Control Auditor

Birmingham   •   £30,000 - £35,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity to work for a leading brand in the Midlands
  • Global business in the Midlands looking to recruit an Internal Control Auditor

About Our Client

Leading global organisation based in Birmingham.

Job Description

Internal Control

  • Carry out an assessment of the controls within the business and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Provide advice and guidance to Financial Controllers and Process Owners in achieving efficient and effective Internal Controls
  • Liaising with external auditors in order to facilitate improvements to the overall internal control environment.
  • Being mindful of their compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley when carrying out assessments of internal control.
  • Assist in Internal Audit assignments when required.
  • Understand the financial, operational and compliance risks, which affect activities, demonstrate the ability to identify and appropriately define those risks, and formulate recommendations, which are appropriate, practical and cost-effective.
  • Assisting the Head of Audit and Risk Management in ensuring that appropriate controls and processes are in place to deliver and benchmark best practice levels of audit and control.
  • Decisions regarding the scope of work performed, nature of testing completed, and the reporting disposition of results may be delegated to this position with oversight by the Head of Audit and Risk Management.
  • Exhibit creativity and innovation in recommending improvements to practices and processes.
  • Demonstrate effective time management skills by prioritising multiple tasks to ensure they are completed on time.
  • Work assigned will generally be well defined and is expected to be undertaken with limited supervision.
  • Interact directly with various levels of management, including senior management, to address questions and queries related to the Internal Control process, as well as to particular key controls, on an ongoing basis.
  • Identify and systematically share controls and process best practices across the Group.
  • Contribute to achieving the Internal Control Conformity Rate (ICCR) score.
  • Systems Implementation
  • Assist in acting as the control point of contact on all central business systems implementation, ensuring a robust control environment is in place to safeguard the Company's assets.
  • Work along side the Centre Audit and Loss Prevention teams, where appropriate, to support systems implementation and ensure that the appropriate checks and balances are in place at Centre level.
  • Relationships
  • Liaise with operational management in the European compliance teams to ensure that appropriate plans are in place, ensuring that matters are addressed and resolved where necessary.
  • Foster a spirit of co-operation and teamwork between the Operational and Finance teams in each European.
  • Share knowledge and experiences to assist with the learning of team members and colleagues.
  • Interact effectively with a wide variety of people to promote the presence of an Internal Control central office.
  • Be effective in communicating audit results, both verbally and in writing, so they are persuasive, placed in the appropriate context, and understood by the recipient.

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified/Finalist accountant or auditor (CMIIA, CIMA or ACCA or equivalent).
  • Member of Institute of Internal Auditors or equivalent.
    • Extensive audit experience gained either in practice or commerce.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in applying audit principles, skills and techniques in audit testing of varying degrees of complexity.
    • Proven track record of process improvement and experience with financial systems and process change initiatives.

What's on Offer

Attractive package and career progression on offer.

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