Finance and Internal Audit
Reigate - Enterprise
Reigate - Enterprise
Senior Internal Auditor
Under the direction of the Senior Audit Assurance Manager, the job holder will make a significant contribution to the effective delivery of the key objectives of the Group Internal Audit function. The job holder will take significant responsibility for the auditing of business goals and performance objectives, and for assessing the impact of a variety of economic, financial and management decisions in reporting to the Board the appropriateness of the business’s control framework and ensuring appropriate controls are in place to aid the business in meeting its objectives. This will entail the delivery of both financial and operational audits across the Group, and more complex strategic audits and consultancy work to the business as required.
The role will encompass significant accountability for the delivery of end to end audits, including the more specialist and strategic deliverables of the Plan, and include work in developing the Internal Audit approach and strategy to ensure it remains aligned to the development of the Group’s needs. This will involve engaging and educating the business in the skills and value adding abilities of the Internal Audit function, and drive change in the business’s control environment.
Delivery of a significant portion of the overall Group Internal Audit Plan including the planning, testing, reporting and follow up on a range of risk-based audit assignments of varying size and complexity. All audits are required to be delivered to the required quality and timelines at each stage.
Proactively identifying areas where risk is outside of the business risk appetite levels and make value adding recommendations to Management to address weaknesses.
Accurately and effectively ascertaining the reliability of information systems, processes and controls assessed (input, processing and output) and ensuring that all assessed comply with relevant regulations, accounting principles and established company policies and procedures.
Proactive management of the business in the closing out audit recommendations, ensuring appropriate solutions are implemented within the agreed timelines.
Establishing effective business relationships and ensuring the quality of GIA output not only meets stakeholder expectations but exceeds where possible.
Proactively supporting the business in the development of their current control framework to maximise its effectiveness in a cost efficient way. Additionally, the individual will look at developing wider controls that supports the business in managing more strategic and thematic risks e.g. financial crime.
Further engagement and development of the business in relation to Group Internal Audit and its strategy. This job holder will make a significant contribution to embedding Internal Audit principles within the business.
Using knowledge and experience to identify and develop new and innovative audit methodology and processes to improve the efficiency of the Group Internal Audit function’s working practices and ensure it continues to meet good practice against IIA standards.
Tasks as assigned