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Job Description

  • Job Reference:966094CV_1624012902

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Research/Pharma

  • Contact Name: Chad Vigano

  • Job Location: Surrey

  • Job Title: Internal Auditor

  • Job Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum

Posted On: 18th June 2021

The Portfolio Group are partnered with an international multi-billion dollar company looking to source an Internal Auditor into their Internal Audit team. The role will be reporting into the Director of Internal Audit and working across the EMEA & APAC regions. There is a clear internal career progression plan in place, with the potential for future internal moves and promotions available.

Key responsibilities include:

* Understanding of internal auditing standards, COSO and risk assessment practices.
* Understanding of risk assessment and internal control concepts, and experience in applying them to plan, perform, lead, and report on the evaluation of various business processes / areas / functions.
* Ability to meet deadlines and comply with established standards.
* Developing regulatory industry knowledge and apply this knowledge to assessment of compliance.
* Ability to work closely and effectively with key senior stakeholders.
* Experience in use of data analysis to identify risks and test controls.
* Experience in performing multiple projects and working with diverse team members.
* Delivery of the Annual Internal Audit Programme through undertaking reviews.
* Developing regulatory industry knowledge and apply this knowledge to assessment of compliance.
* Perform follow-up procedures on prior audit findings and work with management to ensure timely completion
* Assist with SOX risk assessment and scoping exercise, conduct the process and control walkthroughs, assess the design of controls, develop and enhance comprehensive test plans, and perform independent testing of internal controls to evaluate its operating effectiveness.
* Collaborate with the external auditors in the planning and execution of SOX requirements and ensure all deadlines are met with high-quality deliverables.
* Lead or assists with operational, financial, and compliance audits, including collaborating with the global IT Audit Manager and EMEA/APAC Regional Leader on audit engagements.
* Tracking and advising on compliance action management through to appropriate conclusion. Raising concerns where needed and working with appropriate cross-business teams to understand materiality of findings.
* Support the annual risk assessment process to ensure Internal Audit focuses on “risks that matter” and a risk-based audit plan is developed and approved by the Audit Committee.
* Partner with others on the team to monitor, through regular follow-up, the progress of management action plans resulting from past audits.
* Collaborate effectively and build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships with Tax, Accounting, Finance, Legal, and Regional business leaders.
* Assist or lead Compliance projects and investigations in partnership with the Compliance function.

Key Requirements Include:

* Must be an ACA or ACCA qualified accountant ideally from a big practice background.
* Experience in public accounting or private industry with knowledge of accounting, finance, and internal control areas.
* Have a proven experience of auditing of principal risks and/or specialist areas within a blue-chip organisation
* Experience of working with businesses to develop and improve control frameworks.
* An excellent communicator with strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to influence and connect with people at all levels and communicate sophisticated ideas simply.
* A positive and solutions based approach to tackling problems.

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