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Senior Internal Auditor


Internal Audit and Risk
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About Us:

Dyson is a global technology company with a unique philosophy - to solve problems that others ignore, first. It transforms every category it enters with radical and iconic re-inventions that work, perform and look very different.

Five years ago 80% of Dyson’s business was full-sized vacuum cleaners.

Today, its digital motor powered cordless vacuums, robots, Airblade hand dryers, bladeless fans, humidifiers, purifiers and heaters are powering its growth in 75 countries around the world. 2015 saw the addition of Jake Dyson Light to the portfolio, and in April 2016 Dyson took its biggest leap yet, revolutionising the world of health and personal care with the launch of the Dyson Supersonic™ Hairdryer and since then bringing new pioneering Personal Care machines to market through Dyson Airwrap and Dyson Corrale.

Dyson is rapidly expanding; in its new and core categories, and across all of its global markets. The next five years are going to be Dyson’s biggest and busiest yet. By 2025, there will be 100 new machines, 3 new product portfolios and Dyson’s headcount will have grown. With this pace of growth, these ambitious plans, and the complexities of global expansion, it is natural that Dyson is now thinking about the best ways to organise itself and manage its exciting new product ranges to best effect.

About the Role:

Reporting to Senior Internal Audit 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.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • 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 Executive, 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:


  • Educated to degree level (2:1 or 1st) or equivalent
  • Qualified accountant or equivalent professional qualification (e.g. Certified Internal Auditor)


  • 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


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

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