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Senior Internal Auditor - FMCG & Retail

Michael Page
Hertfordshire, England
GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Matched Pension, 26 days leave
Closing date
14 Feb 2023

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Job Details

This is a new role available for an Internal Auditor, with the purpose of providing independent assurance over policies, procedures and systems in order to protect stakeholders, shareholders, the brand and the organisations assets.

Client Details

Our client is a non-profit with significant links to and regulation from the UK government. As a complex organisation they are responsible for a number of charitable initiatives as well as being home to UK's leading e-commerce sites and four of the UK's biggest FMCG brands. This unique blend of commercial operations blended with a culture of giving back makes our client an extremely interesting and positive place to develop your career.

As an organisation, they have almost 1,000 employees with over £8bil worth of revenue and have also been ranked in the top 10 of the Top 100 companies to work for awards for 2021.


  • Deliver end to end risk-based internal audit assignments, either as part of the wider team or independently.
  • Report on audit findings and present to the Head of Internal Audit on audit findings and recommendations
  • Work closely with Audit Managers and the Head of Internal Audit, providing support for the wider team and performing peer appraisals and training.
  • Participate in strategic work streams and organisational projects identified by the Head of Internal Audit
  • Provide technical advice to enhance the control environment and encourage continuous improvement within the organisation.
  • Facilitate risk management based change across the business


  • Qualified ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CIIA, IRM etc
  • Prior audit experience from either in practice or industry in internal or external audit
  • Ability to deliver quality end to end audits at pace
  • Demonstrable ability to produce clear and concise reports to communicate findings and propose solutions that represent a sensible proposition
  • Demonstrable ability to manage stakeholders and lead challenging discussions pertaining to audit and risk management
  • Understanding of how to audit ITGC's and other system risks such as UAM and access control would be beneficial but not essential.

Job Offer

This role offers a unique blend of working in an environment with an extremely strong social purpose yet also in a complex commercial and regulated setting. The role will allow you to develop as part of a wider internal audit team and enhance your career.

The salary will be in the region of £60k + circa 10% bonus, 26 days a/l + bank holidays and a matched pension contribution.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

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