Senior Internal Auditor

Robert Walters
55000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual
12 Sep 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type

A global Fortune 500 Retail business is recruiting a qualified accountant to join their Internal Audit function in West London as Senior Internal Auditor. The business operates in over 300 countries worldwide and is regarded as a true market leader. The role has emerged due to internal progression into a business transformation role.

Reporting directly into the Director of Audit, you will be responsible for the successful completion of the annual Audit Plan through leading a close-knit team to plan, carry out and write up international audit engagements (financial, operational, compliance, commercial).

The Internal Audit function is regarded as an absolutely critical component of the business. The audit focus is risk and control based covering a huge range of key risks within the group.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a Fortune 500 Retail business. Professional development, learning and progression is actively supported and encouraged with the IA function viewed as the ideal platform from which to forge a long and successful career in the wider business.

The successful Senior Internal Auditor candidate will closely match the below requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 4-6 years of relevant accounting or auditing experience.
  • Experience with the requirements of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002.
  • Strong analytical and technical skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Ability to efficiently communicate with all levels of the organisation, both written and verbal.
  • Capable of productively contributing in crucial conversations with senior management.
  • Experience leading teams and providing performance feedback.
  • Willingness and ability to travel 30% - 40%, both domestically and internationally.
  • Experience with a large, publicly-listed, high volume business or Big 4 accounting firm.
  • Ability to speak a second language (advantageous).

This Senior Internal Auditor role offers exceptional long-term potential to grow within a Fortune 500 Retail firm based in West London. If you are keen to discuss further, please do get in touch.