Senior Group Audit Manager

Location: Morrisons Head Office Bradford
Job type: Full Time
Closing Date: Monday, 31 October 2016

We've got a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Group Audit Manager to join the Risk and Internal Audit team at Hilmore house. Reporting to the Director of Risk and Audit, you will oversee the audit process, ensuring completion on time and on budget, whilst delivering valuable observations to the business in the areas that make a difference.

With eleven million customers a week, over 500 supermarkets and new, exciting wholesale ventures there are lots of reasons why now's a great time to join Morrisons.

We're passionate about giving customers good quality, fresh food every day. And we're always striving to provide a better shopping experience. That means our business is constantly evolving. In fact, it's becoming bigger - and more interesting - every day. We're already the UK's second largest food manufacturing business, with a huge logistics team. And with online growth and new initiatives on the cards, you'll be part of a FTSE 100 retailer that's unlike any other giving you a broad range of experiences within the one Group.

Here at Morrisons, our Senior Group Audit Manager's do the following;

Support the Director of Risk and Audit in developing the function towards its vision of leading edge practices.

Develop and execute a dynamic risk-based audit plan that focuses audit activity on key areas of most significant business risk. Provide robust assurance and value creating insight and challenge.

Manage own workload and that of the assigned audit resources and monitor the quality of audit files so that all audit work complies with our methodology and quality standards.

Deliver audits on time and to agreed budgets, present to executive management and agree commercially viable business actions to address areas of risk and failures in the control framework.

Manage key internal stakeholder relationships across the business.

Manage a team of Internal Audit Managers and Auditors to deliver audits across all areas of the business

Keep up to date with and anticipate significant regulatory and business changes, assessing their potential impact and developing audit strategies for audit activity in these areas.

Being involved with business change activities and leading Programme Assurance reviews.

Coach and develop the team, providing feedback on their performance and actively contributing to their personal development and subject matter expertise.

What skills and qualifications do I need to be a successful Senior Group Audit Manager?

  • A Qualified Accountant with a relevant Professional Qualification (such as ACA, ACCA, QICA, ACII, AFPC or equivalent), with considerable experience in managing teams
  • Excellent communications and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in audit and an understanding of the relationship between risk, controls and assurance
  • Previous exposure to retail, FMCG or manufacturing industries would be advantageous
  • The ability to prioritise workload and to work under pressure to tight deadlines

Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very attractive rewards package. This includes a good pension, three 10% discount cards, company share options, 25 days' holiday and lots of flexible benefits.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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