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Senior Internal Auditor

Senior Internal Auditor

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    £150.00 - £200.00 per day

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    Craig Mean

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months (extended)

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  • Client:

    Morson Talent

The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for delivery of high complexity audit reviews from the Scottish Power Internal Audit plan and provision of high quality, independent assurance to a wide range of stakeholders, including senior management and the SP Audit & Compliance Committee.

Accountability Statements

*Responsible for end to end delivery of internal audit reviews across planning, fieldwork and reporting, including clearance with senior business directors/management for onwards submission to the SP Audit & Compliance Committee (ACC).

*Perform proactive risk assessment and engage with senior SP stakeholders to ensure assigned audit works are focussed on the highest risk areas.

*Form opinions on the adequacy of management processes and controls, providing robust independent assurance and recommendations to senior management for improvement where required.

*Manage workload to ensure that audits are delivered within agreed timescales, ensuring ACC works are prioritised, and are fully documented in accordance with group quality procedures. Ensure that audit work is of a high standard in light of the senior level of recipients of reports.

*Act as the expert point of contact for SP for both the SP and Global Internal Audit function, ensuring key risks and complex subject matters are explained and understood within the wider function as required. Represent SP Internal Audit in the Group of Experts forum within the group to work collaboratively with Iberdrola colleagues to ensure consistency of approach.

*Maintain an effective network of relationships for assigned business area ensuring that key risks are fully understood and are incorporated into the audit planning process.

*Provide advice/ input to the business on how to improve and strengthen the business control environment

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

*Experienced Internal Audit professional with a relevant professional accountancy, risk management or related qualification
*Extensive experience of risk based Internal Auditing in a large company, including working knowledge of International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Audit.
*A relevant professional Internal Audit qualification is desirable.
*Degree educated.
*Strong commercial awareness and understanding of the Scottish Power business within the context of wider Iberdrola group, including main risks and projects.
*High degree of professional integrity.
*Highly developed communication and influencing skills and ability to challenge senior management.
*Ability to present concise and clear findings to senior management, providing convincing arguments to influence future actions/processes.
*Proven self-starter with ability to prioritise workload whilst focussing on quality and delivery to agreed timelines.
*Strong coaching skills and experience of supervision of junior staff.

Planning & Organising

*Organises own workload over six month plan horizon, prioritising works to be reported to the ACC.

*Contribute to longer term strategy and approach for audit delivery in ScottishPower (including influencing the global approach throughout the IBE group)

Minimum Criteria
Educated to degree level
Professional Accountancy, Risk Management or related qualification
Experience in management role
Extensive experience of risk based Internal Auditing in a large company
Professional Internal Audit qualification

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