Senior Internal Auditor

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Audit
Contact name: Andrew Sanders

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Job ref: 671
Published: 19 days ago

Gresham Hunt are representing a leading global business, who have de-merged one of their entities, to grow it through a series of acquisitions.

As a Senior Auditor, you will work with the Director of Audit to create a new function to have global focus in this well renowned brand. This will include building a team, audit plan and audit strategy.

The person:


  • Professional qualification is preferred (CPA, CA, RA, RE, CIA or other relevant).
  • Experience in either supply chain, logistics or inventory audits.
  • Hands-on and structured working style, with eye for detail without losing oversight.
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure at a fast pace and in dynamic environment.
  • Capacity to both influence management and drive the audit department towards increased innovation.
  • Motivation and ability for global and regional travel.


The role:


  • Providing assurance and advice to management at all levels to make risk-informed strategic choices and respond to disruptions in business growth and reputation.
  • Assessing the design and operating effectiveness of the company’s internal control framework and risk management practices.
  • Leading audits and ad-hoc special reviews from start to finish with minimal oversight.
  • Managing closing meetings and preparing audit reports for senior management.
  • Proactively executing day-to-day audit work, including audit planning, fieldwork, and reporting, in a timely manner.
  • Documenting process flows, identifying risks, and assessing the control environment and risk management framework based on controls testing (design and operating effectiveness).
  • Supporting the Director of Audit in audit in driving methodology changes, QA reviews, management reporting and ad-hoc tasks.
  • Working on assignments worldwide, in a truly global manner.
  • Contributing to the continuous monitoring of the control environment, periodically updating risk assessments and contributing to the annual audit planning process as required.
  • Reviewing and evaluating audit programs and audit methodology to achieve audit objectives.
  • Working with stakeholders, in both an independent audit capacity and an advising role at the same time, is key driver for success.
  • Providing suggestions for operational efficiencies at the location subject to review.
  • Initiating practical solutions to problems arising in business operations.
  • Coaching junior staff members in this process.