Head of Internal Audit

Cherry Professional Limited
East Midlands Region
£75000 - £85000 per annum
01 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Cherry Professional are excited to be recruiting a new opportunity with a leading business based in in the East Midlands in their search for a Head of Internal Audit to create a best in class risk and audit capability.

Reporting to the Group CFO the role offers an exciting opportunity to help shape the performance and risk agenda of the Group under a new Leadership Team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the risk management strategy is robust, consistently applied across the Group and aligned to business strategy and planning processes
  • You will lead a dedicated team of 3, managing, organising and deploying staff on assignments as necessary
  • Implementing and maintaining appropriate mechanisms for the identification, monitoring and reporting of risk to Senior Management and the Board
  • Reporting on the adequacy of the internal controls with respect to all aspects of the Group's operation
  • Developing recommendations to improve controls where appropriate
  • Developing and implementing a programme of business assurance with the primary purpose of providing the Group with independent and objective assurance that its principal business risks are being appropriately managed and controlled
  • Reporting any issues of significance which require further corrective action; and tracking and reporting on the closure of such issues

The successful candidate is likely to be graduate qualified and will have a professional accountancy (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) or audit (IAA) qualification with extensive senior risk management and assurance experience in a multi-national, multi-site organization. Additionally you will have Senior management experience including management of people, showcasing your commercial management experience and business acumen, demonstrating the ability to influence business leaders in development of an effective risk and assurance environment.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience we would be very interested in hearing from you.

Jobs you may have applied for may include Head on Internal Audit, Internal Audit Manager, Head of Risk & Compliance, Internal Audit Director.

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the client.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75943122