Group Audit Manager

Sewell Wallis
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity to join one of Sheffield's premier employers with their search for an Audit Manager. This is a great opportunity to join a business who are expanding through acquisition and can offer a long term career with progression opportunities.

Reporting into the Head of Audit and working as part of the Group Finance Function the successful candidate will support the delivery of an effective internal audit programme for the Group.

Key responsibilities include;

Plan and conduct internal audit reviews to identify significant risks and recommend value added controls which balance cost/benefit to the business.
Ensure the reliability and integrity of reporting processes and associated management information.
Contribute to maintaining a risk based audit programme through effective stakeholder management, suggesting revisions and additional areas for review.
Achievement of audit KPIs, including timely issue and close out of reports and influencing timely implementation of agreed actions.
Deliver individual audit assignments allocated to the highest professional standards, with creativity, insight and pace including: robust opinions on the effectiveness of Risk Management and Internal Controls and agreeing constructive actions with business management to enhance controls, and facilitate implementation of action plans by the agreed due date.
Build relationships with, and work collaboratively with, all key business stakeholders in order to encourage and promote a culture of continuous improvement in the effectiveness of business processes and controls.
Work autonomously to deliver audits assigned with limited supervision. Due to the small size of the team audits may be performed either solo, with co-sourced or guest auditor resource.
Support and facilitate the development of effective risk management and corporate governance procedures.
Monitor and comment on the risk and control environment through attendance at operational and compliance meetings
Participate in special reviews and investigations as and when required
Contribute to the improvement of the control environment by supporting and facilitating the identification and management of risk in partnership with the Risk Manager, management teams and by understanding the business environment
Support the adoption of good practice within the Internal Audit team and the wider Finance and operational teams to improve processes regionally.

Suitable candidates will;

Degree qualified with a professional accountancy (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) or internal audit (CMIIA/CIA) qualification.
Experience at a manager level in a multi-site organisation, with experience of managing all aspects of the audit, either working solo or leading a team.
Experience of the distribution or manufacturing sectors would be a distinct advantage.
Highly developed commercial management experience and business acumen with the ability to develop strong partnerships across the business.

For more information please contact Kayley.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

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