Head of Audit & Risk

Job Title: Head of Audit & Risk
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £80000.00 - £130000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Reference: 3944805_1615483316
Contact Name: Robert Warwick
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 11, 2021 17:22

Job Description

Your new company

Your new company is a specialist in the manufacturing sector. Working on a global remit, with a presence in 4 continents, they are looking to appoint a new Head of Audit & Risk to report to the board and Audit committee. The business is expanding rapidly and are keen to ensure that their new hire is able to head up this lean function.

Your new role

In your new role as Head of Audit & Risk, you will be responsible for improving current processes in place around a wide range of areas including financial audits, operational audits, risk & controls frameworks and HSE where necessary. There will be the ability to utilise co-source when needed, but ideally you will be own the majority of these responsibilities yourself.

The company has initial ideas in place, and you will work with an established finance team to ensure that financial controls measures are in place, and are both robust and scalable as the business grows. You will also be visiting various sites and offices around the World to ensure that controls and compliance matters are adhered to.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience working in an immature Audit & Risk function
  • Prior experience in the establishment and improvement of Audit plans, and Risk & Controls frameworks
  • Experience with compliance would be a bonus
  • Additional European languages would be a bonus
  • Ability to live and work in the UK without restriction
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time around the world

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