Internal Audit Manager

Staffordshire Permanent
  • Opportunity to work for a global player who truly value their people
  • Wide remit within the business, operating at Group level with occasional travel

About Our Client

Global engineering/manufacturing business with deep heritage and success operating in a robust sector.

Job Description

  • Complete, individually and as part of a team, local and international audits, the latter being approximately 2 weeks overseas at any one time. Manage workload and take ownership of assigned work.
  • Develop audit scopes in conjunction with audit sponsors and subject matter experts.
  • Deploy audit tests to assess the effectiveness of the key controls, documenting the approach and results in a clear and concise manner. Be able to obtain and analyse data efficiently and effectively. Perform detailed checks of key transactions to assess whether key performance measures and reports are robust and reliable.
  • Apply a 'no surprises' approach, ensuring that auditees and management are made aware of findings throughout the review to encourage action.
  • Complete reviews in a proficient and prompt manner, raising pragmatic recommendations in audit reports and agreeing robust implementation timeframes with owners. Lead the closure meetings with auditees and management outlining all key findings.
  • Assist any investigations relating to fraud and other special reviews. Perform ad-hoc audits if requested by the Executive Directors.
  • Develop and implement a robust risk management framework, using your experience to guide management in their understanding and identification or business risk.
  • Collaborate with departments heads to establish risk mitigation plans and controls to minimise exposure to identified risks.
  • Monitor key risk indicators (KRIs) and early warning signals to proactively identify emerging risks and trends, reporting to the Group Head of Internal Audit and Risk Management to inform both senior management and direct an agile audit plan.

The Successful Applicant

  • Significant working experience in Audit and Risk Management with a strong understanding of internal control concepts, risk management principles, methodologies, tools and auditing standards.
  • Relevant Audit/ Accountancy qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIA, IIA, CISA or equivalent.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Good SAP user knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects simultaneously, while meeting deadlines and delivering high quality results.

What's on Offer

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Extensive benefits package
  • Unrivalled career progression and development
  • Opportunity to work for a highly experienced and consultative Head of Internal Audit
Matt Taylor
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Job summary

Job function
Audit & Advisory
Internal Audit
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Consultant name
Matt Taylor
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