Head of Internal Audit

Posted 26 October by Aggregator Network
Join Heathrow Airport as Head of Internal Audit on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract. You role will involve: Developing the annual Internal Audit Plan, reviewing progress against the plan with Directors and Senior Managers Managing the delivery of internal audit assignments and other ad hoc projects to agreed time and quality standards Drafting clear and concise audit reports that include a clear line of sight between the issues raised and action plans Leading the Internal Audit team to follow up and manage the process to obtain status updates against published audit findings, verifying the integrity of information provided on a sample basis and managing the reporting to Executive and Audit Committee Working with external auditors and other internal or external assurance providers to minimize duplication and /or gaps in activity and improve the overall risk and control environment across all Heathrow entities Maintaining and developing departmental methodologies and deliverables in accordance with the principles of the IIA professional standards Line management of a team of senior auditors, ensuring they have clear objectives, development and training in place to support the delivery of the Internal Audit Plan and wider team objectives.These skills are essential: A detailed understanding and experience of the principles of operational Internal Audit and their application in complex operational and commercial environments A background in internal audit, compliance, systems and internal control and knowledge to identify indicators of fraud Good analytical skills with ability to interpret a broad range of complex information and evaluate effectiveness of controls Line management experienceIdeally, you'll also have: An understanding of the aviation industry, construction/infrastructure development and knowledge of how an international airport operates and the obligations within the regulatory environment in the UK A Degree or a Professional qualification (Internal Audit, IT Audit, Accounting)About UsThis is your chance to build a career in an airport that matters to millions. Heathrow is a city within a city - interesting and ever changing. As critical national infrastructure, we keep the economy moving by helping to facilitate travel and trade.Joining us now means you'll become key to our recovery, bringing exciting challenges and opportunities. You'll play your part in safely getting the world moving again, bringing families together and supporting the global economy.At the heart of our organisation are our plans to decarbonise aviation and reach net-zero by 2050, and our continuous efforts to be a diverse and inclusive working environment. We've kept our focus on innovation and commitment to our values throughout the pandemic. That means working together, keeping everyone safe, doing the right thing, treating others with respect, giving excellent service and improving every day.Our colleagues are at the centre of life at Heathrow. Together, we have a strong plan in place to accelerate our recovery and shape our future.Our rewardsAs well as competitive salaries, we're committed to providing great benefits that make this an even more rewarding place to work. They include an excellent pension scheme, life assurance and access to private health insurance. Not only that, when you get here, we'll support you to grow your skills and help you to reach your full potential.Working locationAgile working means that whilst Heathrow Airport is your contractual place of work, your role will dictate your working location. This means that you can work from home but will need to come to the airport for meetings, events and training at your own expense. Sometimes, you might need to come to the airport at short notice and therefore we require you to be based in the UK.Traveling to workAt Heathrow, we will support you to find a sustainable way to travel to work. You can benefit from our dedicated cycle hub (including free bike servicing, access to a cycle loan scheme and discounts on purchases), discounted travel on Heathrow Express and some bus and coach routes to the airport, and help in finding someone to car share with (including a guaranteed free ride home in an emergency).Equal OpportunitiesAs an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from a diverse range of individuals. We believe that diverse talent makes us stronger - not least because we welcome passengers from all corners of the globe, every single day. At Heathrow we're an accessible place to work, driven by inclusivity and celebrating individuality.About the TeamHeathrow is a complex, high-profile organisation, committed to living by our values. Our Legal, Risk and Engagement function brings together legal and business assurance professionals. The team ensure that we operate within regulatory and statutory frameworks, always acting responsibly and doing the right thing.Joining Legal, Risk and Engagement means taking on a leading role at the airport. You'll be making sure that we operate to the highest standards, across the kind of varied projects that you only find in an ever changing environment like ours. You'll be part of a close-knit and driven team, taking on work that you can take real pride in and feel passionate about.Join Legal, Risk and Engagement and be an incredibly important part of our recovery, as we ramp up and welcome passengers back to the airport.

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