Senior Internal Auditor - Birmingham

Birmingham, West Midlands
£50,000 - £60,000 per annum
07 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Senior Internal Auditor
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Job Type: Full time

The company client is a rapidly expanding FTSE automotive business with annual turnover of over £900m, now seeking to recruit an ambitious Senior Internal Auditor for their team based in West Midlands. The successful applicant will be reporting to the Corporate Audit Manager and will be accountable for planning and executing a variety of financial, operational and SOX audits and special projects. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful global distribution company with numerous interests in North America, Europe, the UK and the Far East. It is a dynamic business having grown both by acquisitions and organically.

Main responsibilities for this role 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, Skills, Competencies and Essential Physical Demands Required:

* 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.

Please send an up-to-date copy of your CV to be considered for this position.