Are you an experienced internal or external auditor looking for a long term contract opportunity within a FTSE listed environment with full remote flexibility?
Do you want an opportunity to make a more valuable contribution to a business through identifying ideas that really make a difference?
This dynamic business has a track record of significant acquisitions and currently has an opportunity within the commercial audit team. The team focuses predominantly on operational audits and comprises of people from a wide range of backgrounds including industry specialists giving you a great opportunity to really understand how the business works through looking at operational processes rather than just financial processes.
The Head of Internal Audit is currently seeking a part-qualified/junior internal or external auditor to join the friendly and collaborative team on a 9-12 month contract to cover maternity. You will be a key member of the team and will quickly gain responsibility for planning and conducting audits both as part of the wider team and on your own but with the support and guidance of an experienced senior team. Your work will span both the audit of individual business units as well as broader functional audits such as procurement, HR, insurance, joint ventures etc There will also be the scope to become involved in risk management work and other ad-hoc projects.
You must be able to drive and be prepared to travel throughout the UK for this role (c20%) but it is not anticipated that you would need to stay away from home for more than about 10% of the time (depending on where you are based and your own preference for daily travel versus staying away). Also because of the decentralised nature of the business and their flexible working culture, you can work full remote with occasional travel to site locations. Given this there is a degree of flexibility with regard to your base location. The business has always supported home working – even pre-COVID. However, preferably you will be based in either the Midlands or the North of the UK
As the ideal candidate you will:
- Be of degree calibre and ideally be part way through studying for a recognised accounting or audit qualification
- Have a minimum of 2 years experience within external audit in an accounting firm OR
- Equivalent experience within the internal audit function of a commercial business
- Be able to drive/travel throughout the UK
- Be self reliant and able to work autonomously and as part of a team
- Be a confident and articulate communicator who is able to build relationships with a wide range of people
On offer is a basic salary of up to £40,000 (depending on experience) plus car (or allowance), bonus and a benefits package.
Please note that you must be eligible to work within the UK without the need for sponsorship to be considered for this opportunity and be able to start within a month of successful interview.