Wednesday , April 17 2024

Marks and Spencers Jobs in Bristol – Senior Auditor

Website Marks and Spencers

Job Description:

Internal Audit & Risk (IA&R) plays a key role in supporting both core operations and the ongoing transformation by providing independent and objective feedback to the Audit and Executive Committees on key risks to the business and the effectiveness of mitigating controls. The functional remit is extensive and covers all commercial and functional activities and provides access to all levels of management. The team also provides consulting support to project teams on the design and implementation of business process controls and conducts investigations in the event of a significant control failure.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participating and leading on delivery of core audit activities, including preparation of risk assessments, test programmes and drafting audit report content in line with the functional Internal Audit methodology.
  • The role is wide ranging, covering all business and functional activities, both UK and international, and involves interaction and engagement across all levels of the organisation.
  • Working as part of the Internal Audit team on delivery of internal audit work, the key requirement is an ability to lead and deliver core audit work through planning, fieldwork and reporting.
  • The successful candidate will learn how different activities across M&S work, assess the design and effectiveness of control activities and work with the business to identify corrective actions.
  • Other elements of the role include support of the continuous improvement objectives of the function, building effective relationships with stakeholders and supporting ad hoc projects as needed, such as those linked to investigations, data analytics or risk management.
  • Maintaining quality and integrity standards and delivering against functional KPI targets.
  • Actively developing strong relationships with a wide range of business contacts to gain knowledge and insight into the issues affecting the business and maintaining effective partnerships.
  • Engaging key business stakeholders during audit activities, providing regular progress updates.

Job Requirements:

  • Accounting or Audit qualification (ACA/ACCA or IIA is preferred).
  • Internal Audit experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of risk and control audit methodologies and practical experience of auditing techniques, including risk assessment, controls evaluation, different testing methodologies (substantive and non-substantive) and audit report writing.
  • Ability to develop and execute high quality audit programmes from first principles (where no prior audit files exist), for ambiguous or abstract operational and commercial business processes.
  • Integrity and objectivity.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • To be a strong team player, capable of building and maintaining effective relationships.
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen and ability to make practical recommendations that add value to the business.
  • Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills, with the ability to challenge where necessary.
  • Ability to adapt to new ways of working.

Job Details:

Company: Marks and Spencers

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bristol, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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