Senior Internal Auditor

Recruiter
Rutherford Cross
Location
Glasgow
Salary
£40,000-50,000 + benefits + bonus
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A global market leader headquartered in Glasgow are now looking to recruit a Senior Internal Auditor into their Assurance team. The company has reported continuing strong revenue and profit growth in recent years and as a direct result of their continued success are looking to add head count in order to support and focus on improving the business. The Internal Audit function is a value add, globally mobile part of the group structure. The overriding focus within this role will be leading financial, operational and compliance audits focusing on the assessment and improvement of the risk and controls framework. Being a diverse global business this will require 30% European/international travel exposing the role holder to a wealth of different cultures, operating units and senior figures within the business. Key responsibilities: Define, develop and manage Internal Audit standards and procedures Contribute to the strategic direction of the Internal Audit function, developing and driving the Internal Audit agenda within the wider business to raise the profile of the function Assessment of key risks, and the controls in place to mitigate those risks, within the areas under review Manage and undertake financial/operational audits, reviewing business processes within the area under review and recommend efficiency improvements Support the Head of Audit on ad-hoc investigations Communicate audit findings and recommendations for improvement to senior stakeholders Advising the business on control issues as and when required Works with others to implement plans and projects that improve the internal control environment, and aligned processes to remediate risk to a level which meets the business risk appetite In order to be considered for this position, you will need to hold the CA/ACA/ACCA/IIA qualification or equivalent and ideally, have trained with a Big 4 or large accountancy practice. You will be working closely with key stakeholders within the business making recommendations for improving process, you will need to demonstrate your ability to build rapport and communicate effectively both written and verbal. The ability/desire to travel internationally is essential to this role. Clear career progression within the internal audit function and the opportunity to move into other areas of the business.