Internal Auditor

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car allowance + Private medical

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    Alex.Benton@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH128482_1603209392

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-01

  • Client:

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Internal Auditor

Coventry

Salary up to £55,000 + Car allowance + Private Medical

I am recruiting an Internal Auditor to work for a FTSE 250 International company specialising in components and sub-systems for the Aerospace, Defence and Energy markets.

Reporting into the Group Head of Audit and Risk, in this role you will be responsible for the performance and completion of key audits across the UK and globally.

This will see you actively engage with and advise senior stakeholders across the group, on the effectiveness of systems for internal financial control, financial reporting and risk management.

A group level role for a global organisation, and as such, there will be some overseas travel when this becomes feasible once again, however all expenses will be covered.

The role has a base location of Coventry, West Midlands but flexible working is on offer.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of systems for internal financial control, financial reporting and risk management, in accordance with applicable law and International Standards on Auditing
  • Communicate audit progress and findings, highlights unresolved issues to the board of directors directly, or a sub-committee of the board of directors (typically the audit committee)
  • Plan and complete financial audits, identifying inadequate, inefficient, or ineffective internal controls and recommends improvements
  • Assess compliance with financial regulations and controls by executing audit program and reviewing of general ledger, account balances, balance sheets, income statements, and other related financial statements
  • Evaluate risks and internal controls by identifying areas of non-compliance, evaluating manual and automated financial processes, identifying weaknesses, inefficiencies and operational issues
  • Determine if the system of authorisation and recording procedures are adequate to provide reasonable accounting control over assets, liabilities, income and expenses

Key skills and competencies required:

  • You will have relevant experience in an Auditor role, whether this be gained through external audit with a large accountancy practice, or through an internal audit position in industry
  • Ideally you will have chartered accountant status or be working towards this - ACA, ICAEW, ACCA or equivalent
  • Manufacturing, engineering or similar industry / client experience is highly desirable
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills are also required

What else do I need to know?

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Permanent role with FTSE250 industry leader
  • Based at brand new, modern offices near to Coventry
  • Must be prepared for regular overseas travel when this becomes feasible again
  • Must be eligible for BPSS security clearance

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market-leading organisation and progress your career in an interesting environment. If this sounds like your next opportunity, please apply online.