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Senior Internal Auditor

FirstGroup plc is a leading provider of transport services in the UK and Ireland, and a member of the FTSE 250. Our 30,000 colleagues work across the UK to provide easy and convenient mobility, improving quality of life by connecting people and communitiesOur First Bus division is one of the largest bus operators in the UK, serving two thirds of the 15 largest cities.  We are also one of the country's largest and most experienced rail operators, running four train companies - GWR, SWR, Avanti West Coast and TPE - and other rail businesses as part of our First Rail division.

Our ambition is to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon world and be the partner of choice for innovative and sustainable transport.

We now have a vacancy in our Group Internal Audit team for a home-based Senior Internal Auditor. This is a key role, and as such you will enjoy a significant degree of autonomy. You will be responsible for the end-to-end planning, delivery and reporting of risk-based audits, with a focus on our First Bus division, occasional audits within our Group Functions, or alongside the First Rail division audit team. You should be comfortable communicating with all levels of employees within a business, including senior management, and be able to show how you have built good, productive working relationships. In this role you will contribute to the identification and assessment of company risks, and you must be proficient at writing high quality reports, with a strong attention to detail. This role reports to the Senior Manager of Internal Audit and Risk Management and will support with ad hoc projects and fraud investigation work and be actively involved in the creation of the annual Internal Audit Plan. This role is part of a highly visible team within the Group corporate centre, has significant exposure to senior management and the Group Executive, and will require you to quickly gain the confidence of senior stakeholders.

As this is a home-based role, with a UK-wide remit, you can expect to travel up to 40% of the time, with periodic travel to our corporate centre in London. There is a significant degree of flexibility available to accommodate travel arrangements and provide an appropriate work-life balance.

The ideal candidate will have at least three years internal audit experience and be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of risk-based auditing and control processes. They will also have a recognised accounting (CCAB) or Chartered IIA qualification (CIA and/or CMIIA).

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to make a significant and valuable contribution to our Company's mission and success, while developing their career with a FTSE 250 listed company. In return we can offer you a great benefits package including home working, a competitive salary, matched salary sacrifice pension scheme, life assurance, private healthcare, support to obtain relevant professional qualifications and discounted travel after a qualifying period.


 
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Home Based, United Kingdom, W2 1AF
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  • Ref:
    019238
  • Company:
    FirstGroup
  • Website Skillset:
    All Other Roles
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    37.50
  • Location:
    Home Based
  • Salary:
    £56,000 - £65,000 per annum
 
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