Group Internal Auditor

Recruiter
Elliott James Recruitment Ltd
Location
Gloucester
Salary
£35k - £45k pa
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Group Internal Auditor
Gloucester
35-45k

A really fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Audit Senior to join a leading company within industry. The purpose of this role is to ensure that the Board, Board Sub Committees and Senior Management are provided with an independent, robust, accurate and timely assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Group's control environment, and to contribute to the development and implementation of a Group wide internal audit strategy.

To operate with independence and objectivity
To lead assessment of controls and mitigation strategies across the Group including but not exclusive to underwriting, claims, finance, asset management, outsourcing, change management, IT, regulatory compliance and risk management.
Provide robust, accurate and timely advice and consultancy services in relation to the development of new or enhanced controls across the Group's internal control framework.
Provide and deliver high quality, impactful written reports and verbal presentations to UK and overseas Boards, Board Sub-Committees and senior management in relation to the control environment.
Assist in providing senior management and staff with appropriate technical guidance, training and support to maintain and improve the level of control awareness throughout the Group.
Build and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders across the Group on all matters related to governance, risk and internal controls.
Manage and deliver all allocated audit (either alone or as part of a team) activity such that individual audits are completed on time, within budget and in line with the Group Internal Audit Methodology and the Institute of Internal Audit's global professional standards.
Present issues identified during audits to all levels of management to secure agreement and commitment to implementation of actions to address such issues.
Report on the status of management actions arising from internal audits.
Provide support and challenge to management when developing and implementing new projects, with recommendations to strengthen the control environment.

Experience

Internal audit experience
Ability to liaise effectively with Board level management and executives.
Evidence of being able to develop and maintain effective partnerships with the business, ability to drive awareness.
Strong influencing and stakeholder engagement skills. Can create a positive attitude in others even in the face of setbacks and difficulties.
Able to assess and cut through complex and unfamiliar business practices and cultures across the business in order to identify the key aspects of these for audit testing.
Highly motivated, fully rounded and inspirational self-starter with the flexibility to work alone, part of a multi-disciplined team or lead a multi-disciplined team.
Able to pursue stretching goals and help the business to make significant steps forward in their control environment.
Proficient IT skills in MS Office.

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