Interim Head of Internal Audit

Executive Recruiter
Central England
Circa £125,000 (pro rata) or equivalent
03 Feb 2019
17 Feb 2019
Ref 10337
Accounting, Finance, Risk / Compliance
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

Our client is a large Consumer business with significant international operations.

An Interim opportunity is presented for circa 6 months.

As Interim Head of Internal Audit, key responsibilities include:

  • Leading and managing the internal audit activities globally
  • Working with the Finance Director on ad hoc projects
  • Providing assurance and insight on financial control
  • Ensuring risk management principles are a fundamental part of business systems 
  • Investigating issues of financial control breakdown
  • Building a thorough understanding of the key business drivers
  • Challenging risk management processes
  • Supporting the group's anti-bribery and corruption programme

The successful candidate will have the following profile:

  • An exceptional and highly experienced qualified accountant, preferably with “big four” audit firm experience.
  • Since qualifying, have held a number of finance roles achieving career advancement, and be in a senior audit position in the profession or within a multi-national organisation
  • Familiar with the practical application and implementation of current auditing practices and International Accounting Standards
  • Have considerable experience of managing by example a competent and motivated team
  • Experience of managing teams in different countries
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is desirable
  • Experience of working within a multi-site international operation

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