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Internal Auditor

Location: Maidenhead, POST-BER, United Kingdom
Job ID: R0001475
Date Posted: Feb 11, 2021
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Legal, Compliance & Audit
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Internal Auditor

Operating as part of the F&A Onshore Team, within the Centre of Excellence for Internal Audit, the Internal Auditor will be responsible for delivering internal audit services to HBPE’s customers.

This role requires independent working as a professional internal auditor and close collaboration with the HBPE Customers to undertake audits and develop and implement improvement plans based on internal audit findings.

The Centre of Excellence will be a virtual community of F&A technical experts.  The CoE Lead will be responsible for ensuring this team can act effectively as a body of expertise, even though team members may not be co-located.

This Centre of Excellence will have a dotted reporting line to the global function.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities 

The Internal Auditor will be responsible for undertaking audit and advisory work as follows:

  • Provide advice and guidance to line management on financial and audit management issues and controls.

  • Deploy and/or co-ordinate audit plans and schedules for a specified area of business or area of audit, summarise and report findings, and agree actions required with line management in order to 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.

  • Partner with business and process owners in developing practical recommendations which balances the needs of the business, improves risk management and compliance requirements.

  • 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.

  • Continuously improve internal processes through technology, continuous monitoring, data analytics and use of agile methodology.

  • Provide support to identify opportunities for increasing the scope and quality of services delivered from the F&A Onshore Team, and contribute to achieving this.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Graduate level calibre

  • Some experience and knowledge of internal audit, risk management, internal control, Finance, Operations and Project Management

  • Part qualified or willing to study towards a professional qualification in Accountancy or Internal Audit

  • Good understanding of business systems and procedures

  • Good understanding of the interrelationship between different areas of a business

  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders within the Onshore and Offshore organisation and HBPE customers

  • Good written and verbal English skills

  • High attention to detail and inquisitive mindset

  • Additional European or Japanese language skills are an advantage

Benefits Package
Company Funded Benefits

  • Market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme

  • 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

  • Gym Membership

  • Dental Insurance with option to include dependent children

  • Health screening

  • Dining card

Company Overview 

Hitachi Europe Ltd is a social innovation company with headquarters based in Maidenhead, England. The company’s European operations employ over 550 people to deliver services and solutions to customers in several key business areas. The company's portfolio includes digital media products, industrial components and equipment, European procurement and sourcing, research and design, information systems. HEU is also responsible for managing a Shared Services Group that provides the Company's business units with a range of innovative and effective common services that deliver value, create ‘lean’ processes and support growth and development - including HR, IT, Legal, Finance & Accounting, Corporate Communications & Sustainability, and Business Development. 

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