- Internal Audit and Risk
- United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office
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 global Internal Audit 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. In the UK this means being based in our main UK campus in Malmesbury, but with flexibility to spend time in our Bristol office also.
About The Role
As our Internal Audit Manager, reporting into the Head of Internal Audit – EMEA and Americas, 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 Internal Audit for the EMEA and Americas 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 the Internal Auditor (UK based) and may provide opportunities to line manage members of the Finance Graduate/Intern scheme for the period they rotate through the Internal Audit team. 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.
You will have:
- 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
Performance related bonus
Company paid Life Assurance
Discounts on Dyson machines
Competitive pension scheme
Purchase additional holidays
27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon
Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch
Free on-site hair salon
On-site lifestyle Assist
Electric vehicle scheme
Private Medical insurance for all employees
Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents
Digital GP and prescription service
Fertility treatment support
On-site gym and sports centre
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.