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Audit – Internal/External

North West
20-10-2020 01:32 PM
Resourcery Group are recruiting for a Group Head of Internal Audit on behalf of a leading Not-for-Profit organisation in the Greater Manchester area.  As the Group Head of Internal Audit, you will work closely with the Group Senior Management team, the Group Audit Committee and the Group Audit Committee and be responsible for setting the Group’s internal audit strategy, developing leading practices, and maintaining audit programmes and advisory services across the Group.
As Group Head of Internal Audit you will support the Audit Committee to ensure fulfilment of the Board of Directors’ responsibilities, which includes the oversight of operating and risk management controls, and the internal and external audit processes. 

The GHOIA is also responsible for providing strategic and technical leadership to the independent in-house internal audit function and for advising on the Group’s operational control environment and risk management practice.
Managing a team of qualified internal auditors the GHOIA will:
  • Provide strategic and technical leadership for audit activities and support the Audit Committee.
  • Lead and coordinate an annual risk assessment to support the development of the annual audit plan.
  • Oversee financial, operations, and technology audits.
  • Ensure overall audit quality of Internal Audit activities and that the Internal Audit team complies with the Internal Audit policy and manual and communication standards.
  • Actively participate in the Group Audit Committees and be responsible for presentation of audit results to the Committee and senior management. 
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on control gaps and the status and remediation of audit findings.
  • Provide internal audit input (compliance, governance, financial control) to Group-wide projects and initiatives. 
  • Lead investigations as required into any suspected Fraud, Whistle-blowing or other areas as required. 
  • Maintain the corporate risk register.
  • Ensure the Group’s ISO 27001 accreditation is maintained by managing the Group Quality Manager, in turn establishing processes for the Quality Management System (QMS) and Information Security Management System (ISMS).
The successful applicant will:
  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA);
  • Possess significant Internal Audit and/or Risk Management experience at a senior management level;
  • Have experience of coordinating teams delivering audits and management of planning processes;
  • Possess excellent communication skills capable of communicating complex and difficult messages;
  • Be a strong cross-functional stakeholder manager;
Who are Resourcery Group?
We are one of the North West’s most experienced and well-networked, independent Accounting & Finance, Change and Transformation recruitment consultancies.
Resourcery Group have grown quickly since inception and are now considered as the go-to recruitment partner and trusted adviser by many of the region’s leading employers, from owner-managed SMEs and PE-backed business to listed PLCs.
We are sector agnostic, finance specific. A local market expert with national reach.
Resourcery Group specialise in talent identification, attraction, resourcing and retention, providing our clients with a diverse pool of talent drawn from the Executive, Sub-Executive, Mid-Market and Newly Qualified, Part-Qualified and Transactional markets for Industry & Commerce, Public Sector and Not-for-Profit.
Please visit our website: for more information on the business ethos and how we create value as part of the recruitment cycle, complimenting internal talent teams.

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