Overview

Reference Number: JO-2203-488209
Internal Audit Manager
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Slough

Job Title: Internal Audit Manager, EMEA
Reports to: Internal Audit Director, EMEA
Location: Slough, UK
Company: Global FTSE 25 Plc

To undertake assignments spanning Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) providing an independent appraisal of the adequacy and effectiveness of risk management and internal controls across operational, financial, and other business areas. To promote the profile of Internal Audit through the sharing of best practices and working closely with senior management across the business.

The role will involve a wide variety of projects with exposure to all functional areas in the business including commercial, factory, function audits and ad hoc assignments. This will ensure excellent exposure to a wide range of the Groups activities and processes and provide an excellent opportunity for future progression within the Group.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
To lead and be accountable for the planning and execution of risk based, operational and financial audits under the guidance of the Internal Audit Director.
Responsible for the quality control of audits and delivery of high-quality audit reports.
To discuss findings with responsible management, focusing particularly on areas of business risk, control weakness and operational efficiency enhancements.
To prepare and agree summary reports of findings and recommendations.
To undertake follow up of significant recommendations to ascertain whether improvement actions have been implemented.
To be involved in further developing the use of data analytics in the planning and execution of audits.
To be involved in business projects or ad hoc assignments (e.g., self-assessment programmes, investigations etc), contributing risk and control expertise together with analytical and investigative skills.
Keep up to date with business developments (including acquisitions, new systems, new products and services etc).
To assist in the preparation of quarterly summary reports for discussion with the Audit Committee, BU or regional management. To lead and support in the risk assessment for the region.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS / ATTRIBUTES
Educated to degree level with a recognised Accountancy qualification (eg: ACA/ACCA).
A qualified accountant, internal auditor, or audit professional with 3-5 years post qualification experience.
You will preferably have audit experience in a large accounting practice and working knowledge of FMCG/Consumer Health businesses and/or EMEA area businesses.
Good understanding of risk management and internal control, and a well-developed commercial, financial and manufacturing awareness.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
The candidate will be highly motivated self-starter and team player who, in line with Companies core values, is achievement-focused and able to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment. Time management / organisation skills are essential.
Entrepreneurial skills in terms of innovation and problem solving are key, as well as string analytical skills.
Ability to communicate confidently with senior management and the wider team in a multi-cultural environment, with clarity and precision, both written and verbally. This includes tenacity, tough-mindedness, and ability to influence and motivate others to achieve results.
Sound business and technical acumen, with the ability to navigate a complex organisation effectively and analyse complex situations to make informed decisions on appropriate corrective and convince others to act.
Candidates must be computer literate with a strong working knowledge of Office 365 and track record of delivery of controls and process audit in an SAP ECC environment with understanding of core SAP modules would be preferred. Previous experience performing data analytics is desired.
As a global business candidates are required to work in Head Office 2 days a week.

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