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Senior Internal Auditor


Malmesbury - United Kingdom

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise, and the Internal Audit & Risk team helps the business achieve its huge ambition – more categories, more locations, more people.  Our mission is to help the business realise its objectives through raising awareness of key risks that could prevent their achievement, determining practical solutions to help better manage identified risks and delivering insight and the assurance required by the Board to support decision making.     

This role will be a key part of the UK-hub of the global Internal Audit team, which reports through the Director of Internal Audit & Risk to the Senior Independent Director on the Dyson Group’s Board.

About the role

Reporting to Senior Internal Audit & Risk Manager within the global Internal Audit & Risk team, you will individually contribute in 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.  This role will provide a unique insight into how the Group operates internationally and involves high levels of exposure to senior management.
The role requires previous internal audit experience, preferably within a large international company that designs, manufactures and sells products directly to the consumer.

  • Provide input to the Internal Audit Plan for agreement by the Audit Committee
  • Develop the objectives and scope of individual internal audit reviews for discussion with senior management 
  • Perform audit reviews in accordance with the agreed Internal Audit plan, individual review objectives and the function’s methodology
  • Discuss findings with senior management on a timely basis 
  • Deliver high quality audit reports that succinctly identify practical opportunities to improve the effectiveness of internal controls 
  • Track progress in addressing agreed audit actions and effectively support the timely closure of audit issues through direct liaison with senior management
  • Provide input and insights to Senior Staff Group, Executive Council, Board and Audit Committee reports as required 
  • Contribute to initiatives aimed at developing and improving the Group’s internal control, risk management and governance frameworks; and improving the Internal Audit & Risk function
  • Act as a point of contact for governance, risk and control queries, driving and sharing best practice across the Group
  • Liaise with external auditors and other sources of assurance to avoid unnecessary duplication of work
  • Assist with other ad-hoc projects and investigations as required

About you

You will be educated to degree level (2:1 or 1st) or equivalent and hold a professional accountancy qualification or equivalent professional qualification (e.g. Certified Internal Auditor) 
Key competencies include:
  • Demonstrates the highest levels of integrity at all times
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail
  • Confidence to work autonomously to deliver high quality results
  • Proactive and commercial approach to problem solving
  • Able to develop relationships across all areas of the business internationally and to influence these stakeholders to effect change
  • Drive to understand all aspects of the operations of Dyson Group
  • Calm under pressure
  • Diplomatic when presenting findings while remaining robust under challenge
  • Credibility at senior management level
  • Willingness to travel internationally 


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.