Internal Audit General Manager - Global Shipping Company
Leading the internal audit function for a Global shipping company. Managing the Europe & Africa region and managing 2 team members based in London.
Our client is an extremely complex organisation with operations across Asia, North America, South America, Europe and Africa.
They are leader within the shipping and logistics industry with businesses operating within an array of areas such as; energy transportation, car transportation, windmills, air freight, container shipping and real estate.
They have strong governance high on their agenda encompassing internal audit, risk management as well as ESG.
As an organisation they are hold audit in a service provision and partnering position, ensuring that audit is there to build working relationships with the business in order to uphold best practice
To lead, promote and conduct Internal Audit Activities across the European and African region of the global business
To lead and manage the Internal Audit Team in the delivery of high-quality audits
To support regional and local managers on special projects
To foster a culture of continuous improvement within the audit function to provide a high quality service to the business
To attend annual IAC Meetings and develop and implement new Audit initiatives
To establish and develop Quarterly Internal Audit Follow-up Committee meetings
To carry out special projects such as Fraud and IT System Implementations
Qualified with post qualification experience (ACA, ACCA, ACMA, MIIA, CIA or equivalent)
Demonstrable management experience
Demonstrable Internal Audit knowledge, having worked in a senior leadership position
Appreciation of the complexity of Audits of Joint Venture Partnerships
Appreciation of matrix-ed business structures operating on an international scale
Ability to be pragmatic whilst also balancing diplomacy when influencing and negotiating with senior stakeholders
Ability to write clear and concise Audit Reports and Presentations
Prior Board reporting exposure
Willingness to travel and undertake International Audit and Consulting Assignments amounting to approximately 35% of the time.
Experience within shipping/logistics is be useful but not essential
This is a brilliant opportunity to challenge yourself within a complex, matrix-ed, international organisation
The role will provide you with autonomy and the opportunity to direct the internal audit function
You will work with and manage an experienced team of auditors
Company Benefits include:
- 7% pension contribution
- Private medical with the potential to add dependants
- Discretionary bonus
- Cycle to work schemes
- Employee assistance program
- Season ticket loan