Internal Auditor

Goodwin PLC
Stoke-On-Trent, UK
14 Aug 2019
13 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to strategic expansion, Goodwin PLC wish to appoint an experienced Internal Auditor with 5+ years experience in a manufacturing/engineering setting within SME /multi-site operations to undertake account reviews and provide audit support to a number of designated overseas subsidiary companies.

This 'new' role will primarily work out of Goodwin PLC main offices head-quartered in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

The Role:
  • Review and challenge monthly management accounts of assigned overseas subsidiaries through a combination of desktop review (i.e. from the UK) and conduct oversea visits.
  • Ensure every company follows the specified accounting policies and procedures as well as having strong systems of financial control and reporting which are efficient, effective and well-documented.
  • Maintain compliance with relevant legislation and regulations in the countries in which they operate.
  • Seek to continuously improve systems and procedures.
  • Work closely with the Group Internal Auditor and Group Chief Accountant, presenting high quality and timely information for decision-support.
  • Liaise and work collaboratively with external auditors and subsidiary management.
  • Travel to overseas companies, typically 10 days stay overs with a minimum of 3 trips a year.

The Person:
  • Holder of a Professional Accountancy Qualification with at least 5 years post experience.
  • Possess demonstrable Audit Experience (either Internal or External).
  • Operated in multi-sited, manufacturing environments.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing ERP/MRP systems.
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel and Word user.
  • Knowledge of Welcom accounting software (helpful).
  • Strong and resilient people skills (comfortable dealing with people at all levels of our business).
  • Familiar with system review and/or implementation.

What's on offer?

Highly competitive package commensurate with experience.

Why Goodwin PLC?

Founded in 1883, Goodwin is a globally recognised, diverse and profitable Engineering Group of companies.

Market leaders in two distinct division's, Mechanical Engineering and Refractories Engineering there are 22 subsidiary companies with an established presence in the UK, Finland, Germany, Brazil, South Korea, South Africa, Australia, India, China and Thailand.

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