My client is a global cutting edge manufacturing organisation. They have a new and exciting opportunity available for an Internal Auditor on a permanent full time basis.
Working closely with the Internal Control & Audit Manager and the Vice President of Corporate, this person will be responsible for conducting and supporting internal control & internal audit activities across the EMEA region, with a specific focus on the German operations.
•Based in the UK but with a focus on German operations and other entities within the EMEA region, the candidate will be responsible for planning and delivering a range of J-SOX and process related audits, process and control reviews and additional work on ad-hoc projects.
•Support management in ensuring the system of internal control is maintained and kept up-to-date and coordinate & support internal control and compliance activities.
•Plan, organise and execute internal audit assignments including definition of scope & objective, development of the audit programme (when required), fieldwork and report writing.
•Report to management on policies, programmes and activities of the Internal Audit / Internal Control function.
•Based on audits conducted and in agreement with stakeholders make recommendations on the company’s systems and procedures, report on findings and monitor management’s response.
•Support timely closure of open audit findings and status reporting to Senior Management.
•Support the company’s efforts to make operations more efficient & effective, to safeguard the company’s assets and to comply with applicable laws & regulations.
•Audit and support compliance activities.
•Review and report on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of information provided to and used by management.
•Work on ad-hoc projects at the request of management and the VP Corporate.
•Support the Audit Manager and the VP Corporate with providing an opinion on the group’s internal controls.
•Analyse process improvement opportunities within the company.
•Support education efforts on internal control and compliance topics.
•Complete internal control questionnaires in co-operation with branches’ & subsidiaries’ Management.
•Travel up to 30% of the year mainly to Germany (please note, travel tends to happen in cycles, so there will be several months of no travel in a year, followed by quite intensive periods of travel at other times.)
•Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration or equivalent.
•IIA Qualified or willing to study.
•Proven experience in audit in a large multi-national organisation, ideally within a technical/engineering type industry.
•SOX /J-SOX experience.
•Fluency in English, German preferred but not essential
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – verbally and written.
•Knowledge of SAP ERP systems and general computing controls preferred
•Willingness to travel abroad – sometimes at short notice.
•Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment.
•Hands-on and solution orientated.
•Ability to demonstrate credibility quickly
•Work for a global business
•Chance to travel to Germany & Europe
•Career development – the last two people in this role are now managers!
•£45,00-£55,000 per annum, 20 days leave plus 3 days at Christmas off! Private healthcare, Life assurance
•Further learning opportunities
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org.