Head of Internal Audit - Not for Profit

Birmingham Permanent £57,500 - £62,500 per year
  • Head of department role interfacing with all senior stakeholders
  • Value add role to identify opportunities for improvement & share best practice

About Our Client

A leading charity recognised across The UK with strong values and ethics at heart at all times. This is a an organisation that enable their people to give their best, broaden their skills and manage their career path.

Job Description

In this particular role, you'll play a critical part in delivering the charities strategic objectives by, championing best practice in governance, objectively assessing the adequacy of governance and controls in the management of existing key risks and giving an objective and evidence based opinion on all aspects of governance, controls effectiveness/improvement, risk management and internal control.

You will also input to the development and promotion of the charities counter fraud strategy, provide strategic support to the charities counter fraud team, and help influence the charity to appropriately manage fraud risk.

To be a successful Head of Internal Audit you'll need to display the highest standards of professionalism, objectivity, fairness, expertise, integrity, and vision.

You'll be responsible for developing, maintaining, and maximising effective working relationships with colleagues, leaders, and heads of department through proactive collaboration and advocating the internal audit function across the charity.

You'll manage a large contract with an external provider for delivery of a co-sourced internal audit services to the charity.

Of course, you'll also need to work within the charities policies and procedures and the necessary legislation, and in a way that is in line with their vision and principles

The Successful Applicant

You'll need to demonstrate your experience and qualifications in the following areas:

* A professionally qualified accountant or audit professional with suitable internal or external audit experience.

* Experience of developing and delivering a large scale, co-sourced annual risk based internal plan, underpinned by a strategic longer term 3 to 5-year internal audit programme (not essential but highly advantageous)

* Proven track record of working collaboratively with senior and executive colleagues to deliver internal audit reviews and recommendations which add value.

* Knowledge, awareness, and ability to incorporate the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards and Government Functional Standard for Internal Audit (GovS 009) into the charities internal audit practices.

* Knowledge and awareness of the Government Counter Fraud Framework and experience in leading and motivating a counter fraud culture.

* You must be able to help the charity understand fraud risk, influence fraud risk appetite and support the development of an effective counter fraud strategy and response to minimise the risks and threats the charity faces from fraud including Counter Bribery and Corruption, Money Laundering and wider Business Ethics activity

What's on Offer

  • £57,500 - £62,500 basic
  • Benefits
  • 1-2 days per week in the office
  • No.1 in audit position
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Internal Audit
Not For Profit
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