Ref - Ref 4468 – Head of Audit & Financial Control

Head of Audit

A Chartered Management Accountant and Chartered Internal/IT Auditor with wide-ranging experience in leading and delivering Internal Audit, Risk, Controls and Change Management initiatives.  Worked within Manufacturing, Pensions, Sourcing and Finance industries for well-known organisations.  An excellent leader and collaborator with drive, determination, passionate about people and standards of excellence.   A highly effective communicator with excellent relationship management and performance management skills. ACMA CGMA CMIIA CIA QIAL Immediately available for interim or permanent roles. 
  • Establishment of an Internal Audit and Assurance function within a large manufacturing business
  • Development of a Business Risk Management framework and implementation across the group
  • Key driver in process streamlining and cost reduction initiatives yielding in major savings.
  • Delivery of training initiatives covering Sanctions, Anti-Bribery & Corruption, Competition Compliance, Code of Conduct and Cyber Security
  • Establishment of an Assurance function and framework of working practice and the roll out of assurance procedures and policies across the business.
  • Development of appropriate control frameworks across the UK, Ireland and Europe in conjunction with the business and advised on effective implementation.
  • Regional Sarbanes-Oxley Co-ordinator, developing a suite of key controls covering the Section 404 requirements, advising on implementation and checks undertaken to confirm effectiveness.
  • Reported directly to the Finance Director on all matters relating to financial controls and assurance
  • Completed reviews of controls implemented in a 2nd line of defence capacity and worked collaboratively with both the Internal Audit and Risk Management teams.
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