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Head of Internal Audit

Hays A&F
England, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
Up to £60000.00 per annum
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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Education & Training
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Your new company
A large education-based organisation offering remote working, with UK travel and occasional time in the office in Peterborough.

Your new role

My client is looking for an experienced Head of Internal Audit to join their Group.
You will manage the Internal Audit function, driving forward the annual audit plan and delivering a robust internal controls framework across the group providing assurance that the organisation's risks are being managed effectively.

You will be responsible for managing a small team, providing detailed and actionable feedback based on audit work on ways to improve operational and financial systems and procedures. You will also be responsible for developing and executing a detailed internal scrutiny plan leveraging internal resources and enabling reviews focusing on areas of highest perceived risk.

You will work closely with key stakeholders across the group to ensure existing policies and procedures are appropriate and implemented correctly as well as ensuring that risk management and internal control remains high on the agenda for the business.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified Accountant/Auditor (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIA or IIA) and have excellent interpersonal skills and liaison/relationship building skills.
You will ideally have worked at Head of Audit level in a public sector or not-for-profit setting in the past and have managed a small team.

What you'll get in return

The role location is flexible, with the option for remote or hybrid working. Regular travel to the Peterborough office and to sites across England will be an essential requirement.
On offer a competitive salary and 26 Days holiday + BH and an attractive range of benefits

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