Senior Internal Auditor

Posted 22 February by Signet
Are you an Auditor looking for a new challenge?

Senior Internal Auditor – Internal Audit - Signet Jewelers – Hockley, Birmingham

Are you a qualified accountant (ACCA or equivalent) or qualified member of IIA with commercial internal audit experience? Has your experience been gained within a large professional services accounting environment or for a Retailer?

If so, we could have the opportunity you have been waiting for! 

About us

You’ll almost certainly have seen one of our stores – a familiar sight on the UK high street with 350 stores throughout the country. We’re the organisation responsible for popular jewellery brands H. Samuel and Ernest Jones. We’re proud to work with prestigious and fashion brands including, Links of London, TAG Heuer, Breitling, Tolkowsky, Omega & Vera Wang LOVE.

Our Opportunity  

Here at Signet Jewelers owners of the UK Jewellery Brands H.Samuel and Ernest Jones,  we have a fantastic opportunity to become an integral part of our Internal Audit team in a role based at our Birmingham Stores Support Centre.  You’ll provide control oversight through the effective management of audits of Signet’s complex operations. As Senior Auditor you’ll be responsible for undertaking risk-based financial and operational audits across the business, taking full responsibility for the review from scoping to report drafting and clearance of the report. You'll report into the Internal Audit Manager and work closely with senior management and key business stakeholders to present audit and investigation findings and make recommendations for improvement. As this is a high-profile role which will involve considerable liaison with Senior managers excellent interpersonal communication skills are a must.  Ideally, you’ll have gained experience within a large professional services or within a Retailer in Audit.

About you

In addition to being an ACCA qualified accountant or a qualified IIA Auditor, the successful candidate will be experienced in the following areas:

  • Prior experience of performing risk-based audit work and experience of auditing financial and compliance controls.
  • Experience of auditing within companies of equivalent size and industry to our UK business.
  • Professional and robust challenging mindset.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with the proven ability to influence.
  • Self-motivated and efficient, able to manage own time and work unsupervised.
  • Ability to quickly grasp concepts, analyse data and draw conclusions based on sound judgement
  • Solid project management skills

Occasional travel to our Store Support Centre in Borehamwood will be required.

In return for your dedication and experience

We actively encourage and support our people to drive their personal development, continually improve, be innovative and achieve their goals. Our benefits include excellent staff discount from day one, competitive annual leave allowance, staff discount and much more! 

Apply now to make sure you are part of something special!

We offer a fantastic job and more…

We are passionate about our profession, and together we can help you realise your full potential. Come and be part of Signet Jewelers and enjoy the following fantastic benefits: 

*Competitive Salary

*185 Hours Annual Leave (excluding Bank Holidays)

*Generous Staff Discount across all brands

*Life Assurance

*Pension Scheme

*Real Rewards Corporate Discount

*Recommend a Friend Scheme

*Cycle to Work

*Shine with Signet – Recognition Platform


Be part of something special!

Signet is the name behind H.Samuel and Ernest Jones – so altogether, we have 350 UK stores selling some of the most fashionable and exclusive watch and jewelery brands on the High Street. But that’s not all. We also have stores in the US, Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. In fact, we’re the largest speciality retail jeweler in the world, by sales. Just imagine where your retail career could take you.

Signet Jewelers (H.Samuel & Ernest Jones) is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and are proud to have achieved Disability Confident Committed status (Level 1).  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Reference: 41458689

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