Head of Audit and Assurance

Head of Audit and Assurance

Job Title: Head of Audit and Assurance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 20522_1613151721
Contact Name: Georgina Whicher
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Job Published: February 12, 2021 17:42

Job Description

A rare opportunity has arisen with a utilities company for an experienced audit professional to develop a new internal audit function.

You will be responsible for delivering internal audit activity using best practice reporting and project management. You will drive the establishment of a new compliance framework mapping out key internal processes, risks and mitigating controls.

Reporting to the Finance Director, you will lead and motivate a newly developed team of two and work with your reports and external providers to build a long term internal audit plan in conjunction with the business strategy.

As well as a competitive salary and package, the role offers the opportunity to shape a function, collaborate with senior stakeholders including the Senior Leadership Team and Audit Committee, lead and develop a team, enjoy a good work/ life balance with flexible/ home working and contribute towards a dynamic and collaborative working environment.

The role is open to candidates from any sector with demonstrable experience of leading and developing an internal audit function and effectively managing risk, controls and compliance frameworks. You will have professional accountancy firm experience.

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