Cooper Lomaz are working with an exciting and expanding SME within the Technology arena as they look to recruit an Internal Auditor. This new role will see the successful candidate report directly into the CFO in a high profile role, that will take control for all Financial and Operational risks to the business. Working closely with the Finance function, you will take ownership for the review, testing and development of financial controls to ensure compliance of reporting at all levels whilst also working with the IT function to minimise risks to financial and operational data. An inquisitive and analytical mind will allow you investigate business risks and add value through the improvement of current controls and risk frameworks.
This will be a diverse and challenging role but the key responsibilities will include:
- Review all current internal processes to ensure they are robust and meet the needs of the business
- Project Manage any overhauls of controls processes, managing the design, testing and delivery across the organisation
- Work closely with IT/Security teams to manage data risks accordingly and produce IT Audit plan
- Manage internal and external Audit relationships
The successful candidate will ideally be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA or equivalent) or a qualified internal Auditor (IIA or equivalent). Candidates will need to demonstrate experience within either Internal or External Audit environment gained from either Private Practice or Industry and will have an understanding of Financial and Operational risks. A working knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS are also highly desirable combined with an understanding of basic accounting principles. Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills will be key given the high profile nature of this role and candidates will need to act as the main Audit point of contact to both internal and external stakeholders.