Senior Internal Auditor - West midlands

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
£50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted
02 Nov 2016
Closes
30 Nov 2016
Ref
1333419
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Senior Internal Auditor
Location: West midlands
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Job Type: Full time

The company client is an exciting FTSE automotive organisation with annual turnover of over £900m who are currently looking to recruit a talented and ambitious Senior Internal Auditor for their team based in the West Midlands. The Group is a reputable global distribution business with numerous interests in North America, Europe, the UK and the Far East, having grown both by acquisitions and organically. The UK team is a sizeable operation, employing over 8000 staff across 200+ locations. The job holder will be reporting to the Corporate Audit Manager and will ensure planning and executing a variety of financial, operational and SOX audits and special projects.

Major accountabilities for this position will cover:

1 Lead a team in performing financial, operational and SOX audits according to the annual risk assessment and audit plan. Coordinate testing for SOX with external auditors.
2 Keep abreast of changes in audit and accounting professional standards and recommend modifications to strategies and annual plan as necessary.
3 Prepare objective, accurate and factual audit reports for managers, executive management and the audit committee.
4 Monitor management's achievement of committed action plans from prior audits to ensure identified issues were appropriately and completely addressed.
5 Assist external auditors in performing audit procedures as requested.
6 Develop audit programs by determining the audit objectives, procedures and internal controls required to ensure that Company policies and procedures are operating as management intends.
7 Perform other duties as required.
8 Domestic and international travel from c40%

Supervisory Duties include:

1 Assist in the training and supervision of less experienced auditors in planning and completing their regular work assignments.
2 As required: Review audit reports and workpapers prepared by less experienced auditors to ensure adequate documentation supports the audit conclusions and to determine whether recommendations to improve internal controls are effective and reasonable.

Basic Qualifications (Minimum Required Experience, Education, Background and Competencies, Essential Physical Demands):

* EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or Finance and 3 or more years in public accounting, preferably Big 4 / Top 20.
* KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of management. Experience supervising staff on audits, evaluating performance, and managing multiple projects.
* MACHINES, EQUIPMENT, AND SOFTWARE: Computer, telephone system, copier, fax machine, Microsoft Office and ACL.
* PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: Must have the ability to sit and use a computer for long periods of time. Must be able to travel.

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