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Director of Internal Audit

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Discipline:

    Finance & Audit

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    6 Figure Salary + excellent Benefits

  • Consultant:

    Mandy Abelson

  • Email:

    mabelson@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    MA/14685

  • Published:

    20 days ago

Our Client, an International recognised Pan European Organisation, with ambitious plans is looking for a Director of Audit to create and develop their audit function.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Director and the Group Board, Key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and develop the European internal audit function
  • Design and build an assurance function commensurate with the business, covering both SOx and other assurance.
  • Liaise closely with the internal audit team, particularly on SOx Compliance.
  • Take responsibility for the on-going compliance with internal control framework, ensuring internal controls remain in place and are operating effectively or under remediation plans.
  • Work co-operatively with the internal risk and compliance team to develop the risk register and foster continual improvement in the risk and control environment.
  • Ensure that audits are conducted in accordance with IIA standards.
  • Perform special projects as appropriate.

Being a qualified accountant / auditor, you will have demonstrable experience operating at a similar level within an international organisation. Good knowledge of Sox is essential. Additionally, you will have excellent interpersonal skills presenting at board level within a FTSE Business.