Internal Audit Lead

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Job Description

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This role will report to the Risk and Audit Committee with a reporting line to the Company Secretary and General Counsel and will manage an efficient and effective Internal Audit function. 

Role:

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Maintain a best-in-class Internal Audit function that provides an efficient, effective and value-adding Internal Audit service
  • Including consultancy support, corporate governance advisory, value for money auditing and resource development.  
  • Utilise Lean practices and available technologies to ensure the Internal Audit processes are operating efficiently, effectively and in line with the International Standards 
  • Development of the Internal Audit Plan to address key risks areas within the company.
  • Responsible for co-ordination with co-sourced Internal Audit providers to ensure the timely implementation of this plan and regular monitoring .
  • Identify changes in risks, processes etc. throughout the year that may require amendments to the Internal Audit Plan and develop audits
  • Manage the Risk and Audit Committee reporting process.
  • Communicate with the Committee on a regular basis summarising audit work performed, key risk areas, issues of significant priority as well as progress regarding the implementation of issues previously reported. M
  • Liaise with the Senior Leadership Team, Management, Chief Risk Officer, co-sourced Internal Auditors, External Auditors and Consultants to ensure that the risks to the Business are effectively identified and managed. 
  • Develop the Internal Audit team members to ensure appropriate knowledge of the Business and technical expertise regarding the Internal Auditing Standards
  • Lead and Performance Manage your direct report(s). 
  • All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by 

The Person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • Level 8 Degree and / or Masters in Business or related discipline;
  • Qualified Accountant;
  • Professional Internal Auditing qualification;
  • 5 years’ post qualification experience;
  • Previous experience managing an Internal Audit function;
  • Strong IT skills including use of TeamMate system & Oracle;
  • Working knowledge of Lean practices including 5s and visual management;
  • Experience in understanding general regulatory and governance requirements placed on semi-state companies is a distinct advantage.

For more information on this role please contact Karl Murray - karl.murray@cpl.ie or call me on 087-8515437

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