Internal Audit Manager - Leading PLC

England, Wiltshire, Swindon
£50000 - £72000 per annum
11 Mar 2019
10 Apr 2019
Connor Matthews
Job Role
FMCG, Retail
Qualification Level
Fully qualified, Newly qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

This Internal Audit Manager within a leading PLC based in Swindon will be very project centric. Having responsibility for advising senior directors and adding very real value to the business. Travel is very limited c.10%!!

Client Details

Our client are very innovative, with a fantastic office/business culture and working with a very charismatic Head of Internal Audit. Free parking on-site also commutable from Swindon Train Station


The key responsibilities for this Internal Audit Manager working for a leading PLC based in Swindon are:
  • Conduct internal audits (electronic and file-based) to asses and provide independent assurance that that the firm's risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectively.
  • Plan, organise and carry out the internal audit work in accordance with the internal audit plan, scheduling audit reviews and carrying out the work in the firm.
  • Report to management on the findings and their impact on policies/ procedures and activities of the firm.
  • Make recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed.
  • Prepare and present reports (verbal and written) that reflect the audit results, in a professional, clear and concise manner.
  • Conduct follow up audits and monitor remedial actions through to completion.
  • Identify risks and opportunities to improve and make recommendations to help manage and control such risks and support the firm's approach to continuous improvement.
  • Maintain open communication with management and auditees.
  • Conduct any reviews or tasks requested by management, provided such reviews and tasks do not compromise the independence or objectivity of the internal audit function.
  • Operate audit software and computer systems efficiently and effectively.
  • Deliver support, guidance and assurance through operating the Risk and Best Practice Helpdesk, in accordance with team processes and procedures.
  • Support the achievement of the internal audit plan and wider risk and compliance plans.
  • Collaborate with others in the Risk and Best Practice team sharing useful information, knowledge and expertise.
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding: rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards.
  • Work with the Risk and Best Practice team members to achieve team objectives and targets


The successful candidate for this Internal Audit Manager working for a leading PLC based in Swindon will have:
  • Hold a relevant professional accountancy qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA and ideally a Chartered Internal Auditor or studying towards this qualification.
  • Experience of embedding risk & control frameworks.
  • Highly numerate and analytical, able to summarise and assimilate information to understand issues and support good decision making.
  • A clear communicator both written and verbal.
  • Have the experience and gravitas to work with and be able to challenge strong individuals and teams and to influence senior management for competing priorities.
  • Credible and influential, confident working with people of all levels and have a proven track record for developing positive working relationships and influencing stakeholders at all levels, including at the most senior level.
  • Employ a consultative approach to applying insight and expertise, providing advice as well as assurance.
  • Determined approach to get to the root cause of issues and make evidence-based recommendations, with a professional curiosity and a drive to get things right

Job Offer

Base Salary up to £60,000
Up to 20% Bonus
Newly refurbished Offices
On site parking
Commutable from Swindon Train Station
Agile Working
Extra day annual leave on your birthday