Internal Audit Manager
About the Role:
Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, this role will be accountable for delivering internal audit and risk assurance activity for Severn Trent Plc on the mitigation of key business risks. The role is a business partner position, operating across the Severn Trent Group, with particular focus on building strong relationships with all levels of management across Wholesale, Chief Engineer and Group Commercial, as well as building alignment with the Internal Audit team. Managing a team of highly experienced and professional auditors, you will drive a strong business partnering culture through the business, underpinned by healthy challenge and control. This role acts as a key source of advice on risk and control across the business, and acts as a sponsor of embedded control routines, a prompt for the sharing of good practice and a liaison on key projects. This role constantly and consistently improves the control environment.
With sound commercial and operational audit and advisory experience within relevant process areas within a variety of business environments, the successful candidate will also have experience of effective working at all levels of an organisation. With sound knowledge and experience of Risk Based Internal Auditing techniques you will have strong experience of people management and leadership, alongside a finance background in a large professional services organisation. With a relevant professional qualification, for example CIMA, ACCA, or IIA, you will also have an excellent understanding of the fundamentals of risk and control. Furthermore, a general understanding of the water industry, or utility companies alike, is desirable for this position, alongside excellent IT skills, and good technical knowledge of ERP based business processes.
Severn Trent's 8 million customers know that whatever the weather, whenever they turn on their taps, we'll deliver high quality drinking water. Behind this 24-7 achievement is our strong Water team. They manage hundreds of river and reservoir systems, and 16 surface water treatment works to treat 1900 million litres of water every day, delivered through our 46,000 km network of water mains.
Be part of the future of our company. In return, we offer some excellent rewards including 31 days holiday, Life Assurance, Pension with a company contribution of twice your personal contribution rate up to a maximum of 15%, Sharesave Scheme as well as Flexible benefits such as buying/selling holiday and discounted retail vouchers at competitive rates plus a performance reward scheme that lets you earn a great bonus if we do a truly awesome job meeting all our targets.