Group Internal Auditor

Ref: 939| Posted: 13th Oct 2021

Reporting to the Compliance Director, we are now hiring a Group Internal Auditor (Global Risk and Compliance Auditor) to provide independent assurance that the organisation's risk management, governance, and internal control processes are operating effectively. A successful applicant must be independent of the operations evaluated and report to the highest level in the company. A Group Internal Auditor will also need to ensure a clear understanding of risk, control, and compliance programs and support these globally. 
  • Experience in a previous role with direct exposure to the Senior Management Team.
  • Fully Qualified Management Accountant (IIA/ACA/ACCA/ACMA).
  • 5 years post qualifying audit experience. 
  • Significant understanding of modern internal audit and risk management best practice, including experience of risk-based audit assessments.
  • Previous audit experience, operating in a fast-paced, multi-site environment.
  • Strong understanding of governance and compliance issues within large organisations
  • Analyse key elements of the internal control systems to include risks and compliance and generate insights and corrective actions.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, company policies and procedures across the global footprint of the company.
  • Develop a risk-based, flexible and commercially focused audit plan, considering the input of Senior Management.
  • Conduct, plan and execute risk assessments
  • Identify key areas of risk and propose mitigating controls.
  • Liaise with Business Units and Functions to ensure that controls are adhered to whilst evaluating effectiveness and recommending remedial action
  • Gain an understanding of key processes across the global footprint of the business, including offshore payroll requirements and ensure compliance against these processes.
  • Awareness and knowledge of SOC and SOX guidelines and compliance
  • Manage the internal controls audit process and ensure an awareness and knowledge of current analytics and other tools to enhance and develop future audits within the business. 
  • Develop and upskill employees globally to assist with internal audit requirements, ensuring understanding and awareness of company requirements. 
  • Support in driving education and awareness of risk across the organisation through periodic communication and training. 
  • Perform and evaluate investigations to detect and deter corruption, fraud and waste on an ongoing basis.
  • Test and monitor new controls and systems to be implemented within the business, noting any improvement and feedback.
  • Prepare high-quality deliverables, including MI reports and presentations to be shared with key stakeholders as and when required. 
  • Monitor and communicate the latest forensic and fraud risks globally.
  • Liaise and manage external audits relating to internal control
  • Assist with due diligence review of potential mergers and acquisitions
  • Occasional travel as required, including the audit of overseas companies
  • You may be asked from time to time to undertake other tasks that are considered to be relevant to your position.
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package