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Internal Audit Manager

Job Title: Internal Audit Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 18/06/2019
Reference: 14025178/001_1562057804
Contact Name: Lucy Williams
Contact Email: lucywilliams@michaelpage.com
Job Published: July 02, 2019 09:56

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for this Internal Audit Manager to shape their own role and team moving forwards.

Client Details

Leading Midlands business.

Description

Areas of responsibility:

* Manage the delivery of the Internal Audit plan.

* Successfully undertake and deliver complex Internal Audit assignments and quality review activities, from start to finish as part of the in-house Internal Audit plan.

* Quality assure the work and assignments undertaken by the in-house Internal Auditors, ensuring that reports provided to the Head of function are of suitable quality.

* Be responsible for agreeing the scope of activities with relevant stakeholders and the Head of Risk Management and Internal Audit.

* Be responsible for planning, performing and/or managing audits to a successful and timely conclusion.

* Be able to identify areas of control weakness or non-compliance in the control framework; and propose ways of addressing these weaknesses to reduce risk exposure.

* Ensure that each audit assignment is formally de-briefed with the audit sponsor to ensure that draft Internal Audit reports do not present any surprises.

* Ensure that Internal Audit reports educate others on how to improve the control framework.

* Foster and develop strong and effective working relationships with process and risk owners to inspire trust and openness with the in-house Internal Audit team in their work.

* Conducts interviews, scrutinises details, and ask questions to make sure the control framework is suitably designed and adequately complied with.

* Collaborate with stakeholders in identifying ways in which risk can be successfully managed and quality levels enhanced either as part of first- or second-line activity.

* Identify and escalate risks where appropriate and work with stakeholders to develop robust controls with ways of successfully monitoring and managing them.

Profile

Must possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

* Professionally qualified (ACA,ACCA, CIA or equivalent) in Internal Audit.

* Well organised with a high degree of flexibility/adaptability and the ability to manage staff and a diverse and varied portfolio of risk control and quality review activities.

* Exhibit integrity as well as trust, independence and objectivity in your work.

* Constructive, solutions focussed, and service orientated.

* Self-managing and proactive with excellent prioritisation skills.

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write concise reports and simplify and convey complex ideas/messages.

* Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to cultivate productive, highly collaborative and mutually beneficial working relationships and partnerships.

* Display a clear commitment to/evidence of improving operational efficiencies and identifying potential risks.

* An appreciation and understanding of risk in context and how it should be managed effectively along with how quality is managed.

* Highly PC literate, especially with Microsoft Excel and Word.

* An ability to recognise and respond to diverse thinking styles, learning styles and cultural qualities.

* A commitment to equality and diversity in service delivery.

Job Offer

Superb package on offer!