Head of Internal Audit
Peterborough, United Kingdom – Our client, a well renowned business in their sector with a national presence, is seeking to recruit a Head of Internal Audit.
Reporting to the Chair of the Risk and Audit Committee and CFO, the Head of Internal Audit will manage the internal audit function driving the annual plan and continuing with the implementation of robust internal controls across the group. You will be responsible for assessing business rick across the Group, developing and executing a detailed plan using internal resources and enabling reviews focused on areas of perceived risk. You will review risk management processes, procedures and controls and provide suggestions for improvement and work closely with the compliance team to ensure existing procedures are appropriate and implemented correctly.
As Head of Internal Audit you will attend all Risk and Audit committee meetings and report on key risks, audit activity and status of the control environment. You will be responsible for a broad range of testing across operational and financial systems and procedures, both planned and ad-hoc, and provide detailed and actionable feedback on improvements to be made.
The successful candidate will ideally be graduate calibre, qualified (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) and will have trained in a Big 4/Top tier accounting practice and gained experience of internal audit in either practice or industry. You will be a confident self-starter and will have the ability to work autonomously and influence at all levels including Board level. There is a requirement to commit to UK travel – most visits can be carried out in a day.
In return, a competitive salary and excellent benefits package is offered.
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