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Internal Audit Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Internal Audit and Risk
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

Dyson is growing fast, and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations, and more people. Pioneering technology takes more than just inventive engineers. At Dyson, we take a problem-solving approach to everything we do. Our Finance team manages and balances complex budgets across our global business. Multiple regions, multiple categories and covering all aspects of the finance cycle.

Our global Internal Audit & Risk team acts as an independent trusted advisor and critical friend, adding value to, and improving the Group’s operations, performing independent reviews of the business.

We're committed to our campus culture and want to have people collaborating, developing, and learning from each other, five days a week. By having everyone on campus together, we have been able to nurture a fantastic social and dynamic environment.

About the role

As our Internal Audit Manager, reporting into the Head of Internal Audit Operations, you will individually contribute to providing an independent assessment on the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management and governance processes globally; and help ensure that potential improvements are identified and implemented. The role will provide you with a unique insight into how the Group operates internationally and involves high levels of exposure to senior management, where you will also act as a business partner to designated business units.

Within the role, you will develop and propose objectives and scope of internal audit reviews for discussion with senior management, Head of IA Cluster and Global IA Director. You will lead audit engagements end to end, from planning and execution to report delivery, executing audit reviews in accordance with review objectives and Internal Audit methodology, testing key controls for design and operating effectiveness, identifying control gaps / red flags that may indicate that fraud has been committed.

You will review findings and working papers of team members to ensure they sufficiently document information obtained, analysis made, and support conclusions, communicating key findings, risks / impact, and recommendations in a clear and concise manner to senior management on a timely basis. You will apply agile methodology during engagement execution to ensure delivery in accordance with agreed timelines; and audit approach / procedures adapted in accordance with the risks identified.

You will deliver high quality audit reports that succinctly identify practical opportunities to improve the effectiveness of internal controls, and track progress in addressing agreed audit actions and effectively support the timely closure of audit issues by the auditee. You will provide input to the annual Internal Audit Plan, to be approved by the Audit Committee.

The role will see you line manage members of the Finance Graduate/Intern scheme for the period they rotate through the Internal Audit & Risk team, and you will supervise the audit team on site to secure engagement delivery within the agreed timeline and expected work quality, guiding, and ensuring the team complies with professional standards relevant to scope of work. You will enhance professional development of Internal Auditors and Senior Internal Auditors through coaching and mentoring.

About you

-          Previous internal audit experience, preferably within a global technology company that designs, manufactures, and sells products directly to the consumer

-          Good understanding of the key risks, expected controls and effective auditing techniques in respect of in-house and contract manufacturing of consumer products

-          A qualified accountant or equivalent (e.g., Certified Internal Auditor), educated to degree level

-          Excellent written and verbal English with good attention to detail

-          An excellent collaborator, influencer, and relationship builder, with senior management across all levels of the business

-          High levels of integrity, confident working autonomously, proactive, commercial, driven

-          A willingness to travel internationally

Benefits

Financial

-          Performance related bonus scheme

-          Competitive pension scheme

-          Life assurance

-          Discounts on Dyson machines and retail discounts

-          Free bus travel to and from campus (from Bristol, Bath, Chippenham, and Swindon)

Lifestyle

-          27 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays)

-          Free on-site lunches, fruit, and hot drinks

-          Free on-site sports centre, gym, hair-salon, lifestyle assist (concierge)

-          Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme

-          Ability to purchase additional holiday

Health

-          Private medical insurance and dental insurance

-          Employee assistance programme, digital GP, on-site physio and GP, prescription service, fertility treatment support

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Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.