Senior Internal Auditor

Walgreens Boots Alliance
Weybridge, UK
22 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A little context

A Senior Auditor, WBA Internal Audit vacancy has opened in our Internal Audit department. The purpose of this role is to plan and deliver specific assigned audits from the Annual Audit Plan.

The Senior Auditor, through the assurance and advisory activities delivered, can have an impact upon the organization and its management (typically at the business unit and/or divisional level). The role requires a combination of specialist internal audit expertise, practical experience, knowledge of broader areas including governance, risk management and internal controls as well as the business itself.

The Senior Auditor will be responsible for delivering each assigned audit review to time, cost and quality from initial planning through to draft reporting.

What we will need from you:
  • You skills in Planning and conducting each assigned audit and risk review or project (discrete business unit, process or project and across the group)
  • Your skills in ensuring the review is delivered to time, cost and quality as well as in accordance with the Global Internal Audit methodology, professional standards and WBA policies.
  • Your experience in executing a range of audit techniques including data analysis tools and procedures; adapting approaches to test process effectiveness and efficiency.
  • You will produce clear, balanced, contextualised and challenging high quality draft reports, for review by the Audit Manager, which summarise all identified audit issues arising from the field work. These must enable the business to address risk and control issues.
  • You will review the completion and quality of audit work performed by peer and also less experienced (Auditor, Graduate and Guest) level team members to ensure that conclusions reached are supported, and that controls in respect of risks identified have been appropriately tested.
  • You will validate findings with auditees and management.
  • You will develop and agree with auditees and management, over which the role has no authority, actions which are adequate, appropriate and proportionate to remediate the risk.
  • Your skills in persuasion, negotiation and relationship management.

Other bits:

The successful candidate should have a bachelor's degree (or higher), have a professional qualification (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, MBA, CMIIA or equivalent) or be a (formally) qualified auditor. The applicant must have technical expertise and knowledge of internal audit practice, governance, risk management and internal control with relevant audit experience as well as have good written and verbal communication skills with ability to translate and/or summarise technical issues for a non-technical audience.


The position will require regular travel internationally, and a limited amount of travel nationally; estimated to amount to 40%-45% per annum.

What we'll do with you data:

We'll hold your information for as long as the position you have applied to is open, and for a period of up to 3 months after. Should you wish that we delete your personal information prior to this, please let us know.

Our vision is to build a culture where diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do; powering greater collaboration and innovation, and inspiring us to help people across the world lead happier, healthier lives. We are an equal opportunities employer on a mission to attract, develop and engage employees who reflect the diverse customers, patients and communities we serve, and to foster an inclusive culture where everyone feels respected, valued and excited to drive superior business performance.

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