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Audit Manager

Posted 31 January by Ambridge Harris Easy Apply Ended

Role: Audit Manager

Location: Swindon, South West - commutable from Bristol, Bath, Chippenham, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Newbury, Devizes

Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits

Ambridge Harris is working with a Global leading company based in Swindon on a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Audit Manager to join the Audit team. You will manage, plan, scope and deliver local as well as global audits in compliance with the Group Audit standards as well as providing inputs for creation of the rolling audit plans.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Provide specific risk inputs to the development of the rolling audit plan
  • Assist Portfolio Manager in planning and determining the audit scope for relevant audits of medium size or complexity and, as Auditor in Charge, review work subsequently, in line with Group Audit standards
  • Interact with business stakeholders to reach an agreement on final audit reports and corrective actions; oversee closure of agreed actions
  • Participate in strategic corporate change projects and provide inputs on controls and risks
  • Provide guidance to business teams on matters related to controls, risk and governance
  • Report and escalate risks and issues as appropriate
  • Build technical/commercial knowledge and business awareness through own research and interactions with relevant stakeholders
  • Contribute to the of Group Audit global team through own professional skills and technical knowledge
  • Achieve annual utilization target by tracking own utilisation and proactively reaching out to internal stakeholders to undertake additional audit engagements, where possible
  • Use data analytics in audit engagements, where appropriate
  • Complete the annual performance assessments (including Engagement Level Assessments and IDPs in the Performance Management Cycle) on time and with the required quality standards
  • Build relationships with peers in Group Audit across geographies and proactively exchange ideas and information
  • Engage with business stakeholders, such as process owners and local senior management and gather audit data as well as ensure buy-in for audit recommendations
  • Create a compelling business case for audits to support audit portfolios and ensure buy-in from business teams
  • Monitor resources (people and material) assigned to audit sub-portfolio, and track progress against plan, to ensure projects are delivered as per budget and time parameters
  • Provide guidance on controls, risk and governance to the business, as required, to ensure full compliance with the organisation´s rules and regulations

Skills & Experience:

  • Master's degree in relevant field, such as Accounting (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience in a related field, e.g., Audit, Finance, CIA, CISA, CPA or relevant technical subject matter certification, would be preferred
  • Ability to take decisions autonomously, subject to verification
  • Capable of building credible relationships with global colleagues and Senior Business Management
  • Ability to challenge and identify innovative solutions
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Cope with varying workloads and pressures and priorities
  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • Contribute to a positive and supportive team culture

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful

Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.


Reference: 34359228

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