Internal Audit
Commerce & Industry
West Malling
£40,000 - £50,000

Internal Auditor

Ref: 159| Posted: 2nd Dec 2020

Looking for a new challenge where you can deepen your knowledge of controls and risks in a global setting? This could be just the role.  The Internal Auditor role has been created for the European division, with a purpose to align processes and develop internal controls for the protection of company assets and resources.  The Internal Auditor will be responsible for the development of internal audit, risk management and compliance for the European division, reporting directly to the CFO of this dynamic business.

Its a great business, that is passionate about its product, people and the quality of the entire supply chain.

Detailed duties include;

  • Develop internal control procedures, risk management and compliance across the following functions;
    • Risk management
    • Finance
    • HR & Payroll
    • Production and Inventory
    • Maintenance of machinery and equipment
    • Sales and Marketing
    • Quality assurance
  • Checking that proper measures have been followed for the security of cash, documents and records in the area under audit
  • Reporting on findings and recommending changes to procedures and practices
  • Internal auditing and compliance review
  • Preparation of internal audit program/plan
  • Prepare audit working papers and ensure that all the information required for the audit has been obtained, ensuring that any shortcomings have been reported
  • Internal audit completed as per audit plan including drafting audit reports as well as follow-up Audit
  • Carry out Compliance audits and Combined assurance audit
  • Carry out Special investigations for Fraud investigations/Tip-Offs
  • Auditing Accounting systems, risk assessment/plans, risk management system, risk controls

In order to apply, it is essential that Internal Auditors are qualified with either a Chartered or Certified professional qualification =  ICA or CIA

They must also be able to demonstrate experience of leading an Internal Audit self autonomously as well as;

  • Knowledge of internal auditing methodologies
  • Understanding of code of ethics of Internal Auditors
  • Knowledge of governance codes
  • Sound investigation skills
  • Strong financial acumen
    • Ideally with knowledge of IFRS
    • High level of commitment to accuracy and quality
    • Strong problem solving and decision making ability
    • Interpersonal skills to maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders
    • IFRS knowledge would be beneficial

This is a great opportunity for an Internal Auditor to develop this critical function within the business.  Excellent benefits and working culture await the successful candidate.