Internal Audit Manager

Job Title: Internal Audit Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 18/06/2019
Reference: 14025178/001_1562057804
Contact Name: Lucy Williams
Contact Email:
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.


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.


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!