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Group Internal Audit & Finance Analyst

  • Location East London
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH107809
  • Salary £50000 - £52000.00 per annum + 9% bonus, 8% pension
  • Specialisation Accountancy and Finance
  • Posted November 02, 2020

My client, an international FMCG food manufacture, are looking for a newly qualified accountant to join the team. This is an exciting new position due to the growth of the business, who have continued to grow throughout the pandemic. If you're looking to join a stable team, with excellent progression opportunities, this is an excellent role for you.

Responsibilities:

Internal Audit

  • Work directly with the Group Senior Controls and Reporting Manager to develop the scope and timetable for the annual Internal Audit plan
  • Take full responsibility for the delivery of audit projects assigned including planning, fieldwork delivery and reporting
  • Play an active role in the continual improvement programme, driving change/ standardisation and process improvement across the Group
  • Follow-up on audit findings with the responsible process owners, monitor progress to ensure timely closing of the audit findings
  • Assist in Group risk assessment process
  • To conduct any reviews or investigations as required into matters of fraud or irregularity
  • Develop strong relationships with all key stakeholders

Group Finance

Assist the Group Finance in the following activities:

  • Provide assistance in year-end and half-year reporting process
  • Introduce efficiencies and automation to Group processes
  • Support Group Finance and local Finance functions with technical accounting guidance
  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis
  • Maintain accurate and up to date financial information
  • Ensuring timely completion of planned internal audit assignments, in accordance with the timetable and scope agreed with the Audit Committee
  • Ensuring timely issue of clearly written and insightful audit reports following completion of audit fieldwork
  • Providing assistance in ensuring an effective and efficient Group risk assessment process
  • Ensuring effective support for the Group Finance (on planning & reporting activities)

Experience:

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Accountancy qualification (ACA or equivalent)
  • Experience working at Top Ten Accountancy Practice
  • Experience of planning, conducting and managing audits
  • Experience in drafting reports/presentations for senior management

Skills:

  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Strong Excel skills

Knowledge:

  • Sound working knowledge of auditing procedures
  • Sound working knowledge of IFRS

Benefits:

  • £50-52k basic salary
  • 9% bonus
  • 8% pension matched
  • Private health care
  • 5 x life assurance
  • 36 days annual leave
  • Cycle to work / season ticket loan