We have been retained by a leading construction business to source and recruit a new Head of UK Audit. As part of their long term strategic plan our client is now looking to build an Audit function across the UK. Reporting directly to the CFO, this role is a key appointment in our client's 1 to 5 year plan and will play a major part in the businesses future.
The role is a start up position and will take full responsibility for the set up, development and then day to day control of the Internal Audit function. As you would expect with such a role you will drive the plan to develop the Internal Audit strategy and must posses the capability to operationalise the strategy in alignment with relevant regulations, industry best practice and organisational requirements. To achieve the required you will be expected to map out the plan in which you will Identify key areas of risk with all aspects of the business and then build and implement the appropriate procedures and programmes.
This role is a collaborative role and will very much require you to spend extensive time in the business across the UK working with all levels of individuals across all disciplines to ensure you are gaining full buy in and interaction in the development of the Internal Audit function
The ideal candidate will already be a senior professional Internal Audit Manager and be able to show numerous examples throughout your career that you have the skills, knowledge and real life experiences of taking on such a role. You will be very flexible and mobile and understand that this is a UK role and will involve extensive travel throughout the UK. My client is a professional business and it is essential you have skills and personality to be able to communicate across all levels of the board in a fast moving and growing business.
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional to play a major part in a client's next phase of development. Please contact me directly in the first instance to discuss the role -Cliff Sewell -07931 371 168. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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