• Location
    • London
  • Date Posted
  • Jul. 12, 2021
  • Function
  • Finance
  • Sector
  • Retail

The Internal Control and Audit Manager will have responsibility for managing the team executing the SOX 404 compliance project, including reviewing the work performed to determine the adequacy of internal controls over financial reporting (in both design and application). You will also lead the teams executing internal audit work and ad-hoc special projects. This highly visible role will interface with senior management on a multi-functional and multi-regional level.

What you will do:

  • Assist the Senior Internal Control and Audit Manager in the annual audit planning process including development of testing approaches for assigned projects to ensure all important business risks and controls are evaluated
  • Participate in and project-lead the teams performing Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley and Regulatory Compliance reviews, evaluating the adequacy (both design and operating effectiveness) of controls for FARFETCH business units and key business processes, including oversight of process mapping important financial cycles
  • You will have project management responsibility to track and report on progress of all SOX and Internal Audit projects, collating this information into reporting packs for our Audit Committee and Compliance Steering Group meetings
  • Review the work of the Internal Control & Audit Senior Specialists and Specialists, and may take line management responsibility where necessary
  • Design and complete internal controls test procedures, concisely communicating findings noted from the reviews to the Senior Internal Control and Audit Manager, and evaluating any control deficiencies identified
  • Produce draft audit reports for Senior Internal Control and Audit Manager review and present findings at exit review meetings with senior operational management
  • You will support and track the remediation of control deficiencies together with the process owners

Who you are:

  • You are a qualified Accountant (ACA or equivalent) or Internal Auditor (MCIIA, CIA or equivalent) with post-qualified experience and a proven internal audit and/or a SOX background
  • You will have a detailed understanding of the audit lifecycle including preparation and planning, measuring performance, implementing change and sustaining improvement including re-audit
  • You can demonstrate solid experience of flowcharting, documentation and process mapping