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Internal Audit Specialist

Employer
Panasonic
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Job Role
Internal Auditor
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified, CIMA
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Role Overview

You will play a key role as an objective Internal Auditor, you will contribute and improve business operations by bringing a systematic and focused approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. Working across all areas of the business, you will be responsible for a wide range of financial and operational audits, process and control reviews as well as ad hoc projects and investigations. As a highly valued member of this team, you will work closely with the Internal Audit team and the Financial Compliance & Control function. This role will require you to travel to Panasonic locations across the Europe & CIS region.

How you will become part of the bigger picture..

As part of our team you will:

  • Undertake and manage operational and SOX compliance auditing across the Panasonic Europe Region
  • Recognize different culture and business practices in various locations and partner with the business process owners to recommended optimal business solutions to strengthen controls and increase efficiency
  • Take a leading role in the development of new and amended audit processes, specific innovative ways of working and new ideas for reviewing risk and control issues
  • Report and present findings to Panasonic companies and HQ management
  • Suggest improvements to controls and processes
  • Utilise data analytics across Panasonic Europe regional companies to assist in the audit process
  • Work on ad-hoc audit projects as required

What you will bring to the picture..

  • Your recognised qualification - qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • At least 2 to 3 years of working experience in a similar role
  • Excellent organization skills, and the dexterity to lead people and projects
  • Demonstration of significant related accounting experience / accounting principles
  • Knowledge and experience of SOX compliance
  • A thorough understanding of auditing principles
  • Your assertiveness and proactivity, the ability to manage your own workload and take ownership of a project
  • Your strong administration and people skills to ensure that you collaborate effectively with the Internal Audit team as well as other departments


Desired:

  • Experience in business intelligence tools such as Tableau
  • A second European language
  • Experience with data analytics
  • Knowledge of ERPs such as SAP and Oracle, especially on standard reports and tables


What would give you the edge..

  • The ability to work both alone and as part of a team
  • Excellent planning and time management skills with the ability to work to tight time schedules and have a flexible approach to working hours
  • Demonstrates a professional attitude, approach and appearance
  • High attention to detail, quality and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Able to handle confidential data with discretion
  • A proactive approach, with a process improvement mindset


What does our big picture look like?

Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding over a century ago, we've been committed to improving peoples' lives and making the world a better place, one customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time.


We believe in strong collaboration and team spirit to develop Panasonic's competitive edge even further. Panasonic is an energetic, creative and proactive organisation consistently aiming to exceed its customers' expectations by providing solutions for creating 'A Better Life, A Better World', and aligning with our Seven Principles.


Inclusion and Equality

In keeping with our principle of Fairness and Honesty, Panasonic's ambition is to continue to become a more inclusive company, which attracts the best applicants who will be considered for employment regardless of difference and this demonstrates our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.


The role is full time, based at the office in Bracknell, UK.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays increasing with service
  • Staff discount on Panasonic products
  • Flexible Working
  • Wellbeing Programme
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