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Job ID: 44474
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2020
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Operating as part of the F&A team, within the Centre of Excellence for Internal Audit, the Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for undertaking audits, reporting findings including making recommendations to address areas of non-conformance, and assisting line management in understanding areas and aspects of non-conformance.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities
Advice and Guidance
Provide advice and guidance to management on financial and audit management issues and controls
Deploy/undertake audit plans (including significant J-SOX audits) and schedules for a specified area of business or area of audit, summarise and report findings, in order to identify areas of non-compliance and ensure full financial compliance with relevant internal and external rules and regulations, and to reduce fraud risk to a level accepted by management.
Support business and process owners in the identification of business inefficiencies and related causes.
Work with line managers to ensure they have a full and complete understanding and acceptance of areas of audit non-conformance.
Partner with business and process owners in developing practical recommendations which balances the needs of the business, improves risk management and compliance requirements.
Support business and process owners in developing and implementing plans to deliver performance improvement (compliance, financial or operational), promote acceptance by line management, such that the standards of compliance are achieved.
Support business and process owners in establishing and managing compliance controls and measures to monitor performance, amend and/or create new measures to ensure that as the business develops relevant controls are in place.
Develop and maintain key relationship within the customer base, related departments and support business development activities.
Contribute to the overall management of customers and other stakeholders.
Assess the design and effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal control framework for specified areas of an organisation, and make recommendations that are practical, add value and assist management in achieving their objectives.
New business development
Support the Centre of Excellence Lead – Head of Internal Audit, Internal Audit Manager and Senior Internal Auditors to identify opportunities for increasing the scope and quality of services delivered from the F&A Team, and contribute to achieving this.
Key Skills and Experience
Audit experience (nature of the experience is secondary but not Financial Services, has to be listed entities, including but not limited SOX/JSOX, forensic and process audits in Finance, HR, Procurement, Sales)
Italian and English fluent
Team fit (proactive, positive, good communicator, supportive, team spirit)
Report writing skills
Experience in operating in a fast-paced, multi-engagement environment (big4 preferred)
Flexible/ willing to travel
Smart and self-motivated
Proven track record of developing and maintaining key relationships within the group
Advisory experience (could include IFRS, M&A, Brexit, GDPR or other)
Junior auditor coaching/management experience
Experience in a Japanese environment
Comfortable in liaising with senior management
Proven track record of business development
Company Funded Benefits
Market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme
Generous holiday entitlement - with the option to buy up to an additional 8 days per year
A Holiday Banking scheme allowing you to bank untaken holiday to use another year
Group Personal Pension
Private Medical Insurance with self-funded option to cover family members
Personal Accident Insurance
Employee Assistance Programme available to all employees
Voluntary Benefits (funded by employee) including;
Cycle to Work scheme
Dental Insurance with option to include dependent children