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Senior Internal Auditor (FMCG) - Glasgow

up to £60,000 + Bonus + Group Benefits - Engineering, FMCG & Manufacturing - Audit & Risk
Ref: 5460 Date Posted: Monday 19 Jul 2021
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Senior Internal Auditor required for the expanding Internal Audit & Risk Assurance function of this highly successful FMCG corporate.

Reporting to the ‘Head of Audit', you will play an integral part in the provision of Assurance to the Global business concerning the identification, assessment and ownership of business risks; and, the development and operation of effective processes and controls to manage those risks.  

This role is all about....

  • Plan internal audit reviews or projects across disparate geographical areas, spanning financial controls, operational processes and regulatory aspects. Take ownership and deliver these in accordance with agreed working practices, appraising the relevant risks, processes and controls.
  • Where appropriate, supervise and support the work of guest auditors or third party consultants engaged to support the delivery of an internal audit review or project.
  • Present conclusions and findings to local management, recommending corrective actions and other improvement suggestions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of risk management responses.
  • Agree improvement action plans with responsible management and report the outcomes of audit reviews to management. Monitor the delivery of agreed actions by process owners.
  • Raise awareness of corporate policies, sharing knowledge and instilling best practices across the Group, working collaboratively with the key stakeholders to support the ambitious business strategy.
  • Support the development of medium term and annual internal audit plans for submission to the Audit Committee by considering the results of previous work and knowledge of the business, together with industry and wider external developments.
  • Contribute to the development of corporate governance activities throughout the Group, including ongoing development of risk management frameworks, audit methodologies and governance structures.
  • Contribute to the personal development of Internal Auditors within the team
  • Take ownership of practice management activities to support the continued, effective operation of the Internal Audit function. Examples may include refining tools and methodologies, enhanced status reporting and coordinating resources.

About you...

You will be be qualified Accountant (CA, ACCA, ACA, CIMA) with a minimum of four years demonstrable audit (internal or external) experience leading and supervising small project teams within industry or professional services. You will be able to demonstrate previous successful delivery of a range of internal or external audits, or investigations into complex business systems or processes, and the generation of commercially relevant observations and recommendations. Developed interpersonal and influencing skills are imperative coupled with the ability to engage with leaders and process owners throughout the business.  You will be driven, hungry to learn and can demonstrate the ability to work autonomously and make sensible decisions.

Salary up to £60,000 (DOE) + Bonus + Group Benefits.  The role does involve international travel to locations as the US, Australia, Singapore and Europe (20-30% and scheduled)  The company's continuing international growth means there are new and exciting future career development opportunities, including the opportunity to move in to the business. For further information contact Stuart Ringland on +44 (0) 141 530 4333 or email