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Senior Business Auditor

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Warwick
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/02/2014
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The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experienced engineering professionals.

The Role:
To provide an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the organisation’s operations. The senior auditor should help the organisation accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
Complete audit assignments in an accurate and timely way in line with the Institute of Internal Auditor’s definition, code of ethics and standards:
Scope and objectives – write the scope and objectives for each audit. This document will be reviewed and approved by the Internal Audit Manager and sponsoring Director before the start of the audit. It should identify timings and the main contacts in addition to the audit scope and objectives.
Engagement planning and field work – this includes the testing of the processes and controls under review. Testing will be walk through, compliance and substantive.
Reporting of results – this will be communicated initially to the local management and, once agreed, to the sponsoring Director. It will take the form of written and verbal communication.
Report writing – reports are issued at the close deck, draft report and final report stages. These will be reviewed by the Internal Audit Manager and issued to local managers and the sponsoring Director. Once fully approved they will be issued to the Audit Committee.
Monitoring of actions – all actions are entered onto the Findings Tracker. This shows details of the action, owners and timings to be completed. Monitor and review the agreed actions with senior management to ensure that actions are completed in a robust and timely way. Review and approve the monthly actions report prior to issue and escalate any problems regarding the completion of actions to the Internal Audit Manager.
Support requests for consultancy to improve risk management, control and governance processes within the organisation.
Contribute towards the development of the annual Audit Plan, through the identification of potential audits. The senior auditor should work with senior managers to identify areas of risk and concern and submit suggestions with rationale to the Internal Audit Manager for inclusion in the plan.
Prepare papers for the Audit Committee and complete ad hoc requests from the Committee as directed by the Internal Audit Manager.
Supervise and train junior staff and interns.
Stand in for the Internal Audit Manager at Audit Committees etc. as required.
Maintain the Internal Audit intranet site to ensure all data is accurate, up to date and is in line with IIA standards.
The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree level qualification
Certificate in Internal Auditing
Internal Audit Diploma
Financial qualifications
Experience of Internal Auditing
Industry experience
Financial management experience
Experience of auditing or process knowledge in private or public sector organisations

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