Apply risk-based audit techniques for financial and operational processes. Work with the Audit Manager and the Head of Risk & Audit
Our client is a professional, dynamic and growing global engineering solutions business. They provide innovative solutions to key problems facing a wide range of customers. Our client operates across Environment, Critical Infrastructure, Defence and Commercial Shipping sectors with multiple operations.
This is a terrific opportunity to join a re-formed Risk and Audit function at a pivotal time in our client’s business evolution, and at a time where the team can add real value as the business undergoes a transformation that will shape the strategic direction of the company.
Work independently with support and guidance from the Audit Manager and the Head of Risk & Audit
Apply risk management principles and support the maintenance of the Risk Register
Support and review the Self Certification process across the business
Participate and occasionally lead detailed risk-based assignments
Apply risk-based audit techniques and testing procedures for financial and operational processes
Actively contribute to projects from the planning stage, (including a risk assessment to determine scope and program) through fieldwork and reporting
Provide documented working papers and audit results to support conclusions and recommendations
Actively track and report open actions and remediations
Communicate and manage relationships with senior and local management
Knowledge and experience of auditing, including experience of systems/controls testing using ERP systems, as well as knowledge of substantive testing procedures
Project management techniques; this role will test and develop your expertise in decision-making, analytical skills, time management, organisation and evaluative skills
Strong communication and inter-personal skills, both verbal and written
Good research skills e.g. information seeking and knowledge sharing, understanding and interpreting information/applying knowledge
Ability to gain understanding of the wider commercial background in which the company operates and demonstrate awareness of the issues facing local operations
Desired Qualifications and Experience:
ACA, CIMA, CIA or ACCA qualification preferred, CISA an advantage
Senior management experience with international exposure
Project management, risk management, IT and/or data analytics qualifications or experience.
This role will report directly into an experienced Head of Risk and Audit and be a crucial part of a small, flat structured, dynamic team.
Travel will be required and is estimated at circa 50% in the first 1-2 years (but following ERP system implementation and other process changes will reduce to circa 25-30%).