Internal Audit Manager - Part Time

Job Title: Internal Audit Manager - Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Welwyn Garden City
Salary: Competitve
Reference: tesco/TP/4505775/445433
Contact Name: Payal Khakhria
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2019 09:07

Job Description

About the role
Group Audit & Advisory (GAA) provide independent assurance, insight and advice to Board and Management. We keep the Audit Committee informed on whether key business risks are being managed effectively, and we engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and from many different operational and financial areas of our retail business, including emerging brands. Our team also includes dedicated Technology specialists who focus on a wider range of bespoke applications, online security and change projects, forming a crucial part of our future transformation. GAA is a brilliant place to work and is a fantastic stepping stone into the organisation with amazing opportunities. 
We are looking for someone with internal audit experience for 20 hours / three days a week job share.   As part of the job share role. you'll be responsible for participating in and supporting the delivery of a number of audits that contribute to our global audit programme, delivering independent assurance and insight to the business and acting as a catalyst for change. 
  • GAA has a positive workplace culture which drives engagement, teamwork, trust and self-development. 
  • As part of GAA, we would like to be recognised for:
  1. Building trust with the business so that colleagues come to us for help in solving complex problems and identifying key risks. We can genuinely improve the business by objectively challenging how it manages these risks, finding solutions and driving and embedding sustainable change 
  2. Being an active partner for the business by advising and supporting on new initiatives and strategic changes, always making sure that the business is doing the right thing in the right way 
  3. Championing people development in order to build a widely skilled and experienced team. 
You will be responsible for
  • Supporting a portfolio of financial and operational audits each year from planning to reporting and follow up on agreed actions 
  • Managing an audit on behalf of the Head of Audit, overseeing quality assurance, status and reviewing output 
  • Working with the business and having regular communication with stakeholders to ensure that audit issues are addressed 
  • Performing occasional ad hoc “in-flight” reviews of ongoing change initiative projects, helping to build a robust control framework 
  • Continually looking for ways to improve the audit function and contribute to/ help to deliver sustainable improvements to the department 
  • Keeping ahead of trends to enable your work to add value to the business 
  • Writing and contributing to Audit Committee papers and audit plan KPI reporting  
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence 
You will need
  • CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualified Accountant or IIA qualified Auditor 
  • Business acumen 
  • Ability to identify pragmatic solutions 
  • Written and verbal communication and the ability to demonstrate credibility with stakeholders at all levels 
  • Ability to work under pressure at a fast pace 
  • Project management skills 
  • Audit experience 
  • Prior experience of working in retail sector