Head of Internal Audit - Hybrid

  • £65000 - £75000 per annum
  • Poole
  • Posted: 14/03/2023
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387146890

Job Details

Sheridan Maine are working closely in partnership with a highly successful, international organisation who are seeking a Head of Internal Audit to join their business.

This role will report directly into the CFO and support the Chair of Audit & Risk.  This new position will lead the internal control framework and internal audit programme for the business and will be responsible for developing, implementing, and leading the internal control framework and audit function. The Head of Internal Audit will provide assurance and propose value added solutions on the effectiveness and efficiency of their control environment.

Responsibilities of the Head of Internal Audit will include:

  • Develop a risk based internal audit process that supports the control objectives and adds value to the business
  • Design and implement a control assurance framework
  • Understand systems and potential data sources to support audit and risk work. Have the ability to analyse data and identify key themes and trends
  • Propose an annual programme for control improvements and internal audit activities to the CFO and Audit & Risk Committee
  • Communicating clearly with stakeholders throughout the audit process - lead the audit programme, ensuring that assignments are well planned, covering any key risk areas and deliver in a timely manner.
  • Ensure control findings identified in audits are completed in a timely manner
  • Produce Internal Audit Reporting for the Audit & Risk Committee and the CFO
  • Key member of the Audit & Risk Committee

Experience and Qualifications required:
  • ACA/ACCA Qualified Accountant
  • Experience gained from a Big 4 environment would be advantageous
  • You will have outstanding communication and problem solving skills
  • Sound technical accounting knowledge
  • Strong commercial and analytical skills
  • With previous Internal or External experience in roles such as:  Audit Manager / Assistant Audit Manager / Audit Senior / Senior Manager / Senior Audit Manager / Internal Audit Manager / Head of Internal Audit / Internal Auditor 
A competitive salary and benefits package; including Life Assurance, Pension and a flexible, hybrid working pattern are on offer to the successful candidate.

You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
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