Location
Peterborough, UK
Job Function
Finance
Type
Permanent
Closing Date:
21 Dec 2022

The Role & Key Responsibilities

Job Title: Internal Auditor

Location: Remote with regular travel around the UK and Europe (around 50% of role)

Are you a qualified accountant with experience in audit, risk or controls? Looking for a role with a large, well established and successful group that can offer you the opportunity to work across a really interesting and broad portfolio of internal business divisions and fast track your career? 

This is a great opportunity to work closely with our Internal Audit Manager and the senior Finance Leadership team within AB Agri and ABF Group more widely. Managing audits for a variety of divisions, with an overall turnover in excess of £1bn. In this role you will be able to build great relationships across the business whilst managing, engaging and advising senior stakeholders regarding risks and opportunities for growth, offering solutions and better ways of working to ensure our business is working in the smartest way with strong and robust control frameworks. 
 
As the business continues to grow and evolve, you will also have the opportunity to gain exposure and be involved with M&A activity from a financial perspective. 

What you'll be doing: 

  • Perform audit reviews based on a programme of visits agreed with the Internal Audit Manager, the AB Agri CFO and ABF Director of Financial Control.
  • Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures and controls, ensuring compliance with the financial control framework
  • Present audit findings and make recommendations to management.
  • Prepare and issue audit reports on a timely basis with all recommendations agreed and accepted by the audited business.
  • Monitor management’s implementation of audit recommendations and issue appropriate follow up reports.
  • Ensure external audit management letter points are resolved and self-assessment management action plans are implemented in a timely manner.
  • Perform ad-hoc project work as directed by the Internal Audit Manager, AB Agri CFO and the ABF Director of Financial Control.

What you'll bring: 

  • Qualified accountant with previous experience of internal or external audit, risk and/or controls within a large corporate environment
  • Previous experience of working within the Big 4/Top 10 would be beneficial
  • Knowledge and experience of auditing financial controls
  • Strong desire to learn new things, broaden knowledge base and make a real difference
  • Ability to build strong, trusting relationships across a wide group of stakeholders, with varying positions
Longer term this role can offer an excellent development pathway with the opportunity to fast track into financial management routes in the future, If this sounds like your ideal next challenge, please don't hesitate to apply. 
 

About The Company

Rewarding your passion

When you join us, you'll do meaningful work and be rewarded fairly for it. From annual salary reviews and incentive bonus, ongoing career development and enhanced family, financial and wellbeing benefits – these are just some of the ways we reward you - from day one. 

About us

We’re AB Agri, part of Associated British Foods (ABF plc) and we’re passionate about feeding the world responsibly and affordably by making quality animal feed, creating nutrition and technology-based products, and offering data services for the agri-food industry.  What sets us apart is how we delight our customers - and that’s because of great people like you.  People with different life experiences who share common values. Together we’re building a fair, innovative and inclusive culture. 

As a Disability Confident employer, we’re committed to ensuring our application and recruitment processes work for everyone so if you need any additional support (like alternative formats for your application, bringing a support dog to the offices, a sign language interpreter - or anything else) just let us know.

Application Notes

We hope you feel that AB Agri is somewhere you can thrive and so we’d love to hear from you. We get a lot of applications for our roles and sometimes need to close the process early so register your details and upload your CV via our careers website as soon as you can – it will only take a few minutes.

When you do, we’ll ask you some equal opportunities questions just to ensure our recruitment process is inclusive – or show us areas we can improve. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions and this won’t affect your application.

Apply today or contact our recruitment team for more information.

Agencies and media sales

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We don’t accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

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