Audit Business Partner

Michael Page
45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
12 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type

This role is a brand new opportunity to join a newly created Audit function and look at designing, implementing and processing controls. You will be working for one of the most progressive and ambitious Heads of Audit on the FTSE250 with exposure to the entire organisation.

Client Details

My client is a FTSE 250 Media and Publishing organisation that are currently growing 10% YOY. They have recently undergone a business-wide transformation and are looking at setting up an entirely new Audit function to lead the business in sustainable growth and governance.


As the Audit Business Partner, you would be responsible for:
  • Business Partnering with each of the 7 business subsidiary CEOs and Operational leaders, to assess their risk and controls procedures and frameworks and advise on best practice.
  • Scope the Audit universe and risk appetite across the entire organisation.
  • Work on creating the Audit plan (in support of the Head of Audit) and assessing operational and financial risks across the business.
  • Strategic planning and input on the audit, risk and governance frameworks across the organisation.

You will be based in central London with little to no travel requirements.


As the successful candidate, you will be a strategic, innovative problem-solver with excellent communication skills and an appetite to make change across large and complex organisations. You will have demonstrated experience in going the extra mile at work, either in secondments, extra engagements or extra-curricular involvements. You will have a strong academic record and have the capability to deliver presentations and findings to C-Suite Executive stakeholders. You must have a commercial and analytical mindset to succeed in this role as business acumen is key. A background in Audit at a top 10 Practice is preferable, with an ACA qualification as essential.

Job Offer

This is an opportunity to gain exposure to the entire corporate structure of a fast-growth FTSE250 Tech/Media business. This role will give you the chance to work for one of the most progressive and ambitious Heads of Audit in the sector, with a view to then progressing from this role into a commercial business position after 2 years. You will also have the chance to recruit and manage someone junior in this time.