Internal Auditor

Job Overview

Our client in the Agricultural and Retail sector is seeking to hire an Accountant to join their team as an Internal Auditor on a permanent basis in Sligo.

The role is offered as a hybrid.

The role:
They are looking for a newly qualified accountant working as an audit sernior to join their team as an internal auditor.

Main responsibilities:
Preparing an Annual Internal Audit Plan based on risk assessment including tasks, assignments and timelines for completion for each task and main activities, and reporting results of audit.
Conduct internal audits and special reviews to provide assurance regarding the existence and effectiveness of financial, operational, and/or technology internal controls.
Plan and execute audit assignments in accordance with accepted professional standards and prepare formal written reports to management summarising audit results and solutions to mitigate risk and improve operations.
Design and execute audits to verify compliance with corporate policies.
Provide recommendations to management for strengthening controls.
Make recommendations to management regarding acceptable solutions to address issues or gaps identified.
Plan and action follow-up to ensure adequate remediation of control issues identified.
Assist management in developing plans and best practice.
Within the business there are ongoing operational and system related projects. It is likely that the internal auditor will be asked to lead or participate in the management of these projects.

Skills and attributes:
Qualified member of a recognised accountancy body.
Interest in moving to an industry position
Be comfortable interacting with senior management across the organisation.
Have the capability to analyse sections of the business and decide on the type of audit necessary, and to recommend sensible and workable solutions.
Have the ability to challenge established practices and policies.
Confident and comfortable making presentations to senior and middle management.
Intellectual curiosity, passion to add value and creative thinking are competencies that will enable success in this role.
NB: Full clean drivers licence and own transport required.
Agricultural background or knowledge of the industry would be advantageous.

If you match the above skill requirement and are interested in having a chat - apply with your most recent CV to Lynn Kallides for immediate consideration.

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