Location: UK wide with international travel including EU sites and India
Reporting to: The Board
The success of Flying Trade Group is built on three core values - service, value and quality.
As a family run group we focus on delivering excellent customer service, together with fantastic quality products and services at great prices, across all the sectors we operate within. These values have enabled our business to thrive and grow rapidly in recent years despite challenging economic times. Over the last decade Flying Trade Group has attained a prominent position across some of the UK’s leading business sectors.
Surya Foods is firmly established as a leader in world foods and is expanding fast into core grocery in all the major supermarkets.
Meanwhile Surya Hotel’s expanding hotel portfolio currently features some of the UK’s most beautiful niche hotels. Interests in the leisure and construction sectors also form an important part of our UK business.
To facilitate its growth, we are recruiting, on a permanent basis, for an experienced Internal Auditor.
Reporting to the Board you will be responsible for;
Duties and Responsibilities:
Preparing and completing planning documentation, including scope and Risk & Controls Matrix for audit reviews and identifying key risks and controls.
Completing internal audit reviews of company processes and functions. Reviewing and assessing operating effectiveness of key controls, including designing and conducting audit testing of the specified area and identifying reportable issues.
Perform internal audits on the financial and operations of the Group’s businesses to ensure risk is reduced in each of them
Conduct audits from planning and scoping to completion
Prepare audit reports and discuss recommendations with senior management
Carry out audits for both established business units as well as new acquisitions
Follow up and monitor the implementation of agreed audit actions
Educate the wider business on internal controls
Participate in Inventory counts and ensure accurate reporting of stocks and any stock losses
Audit of Key Performance Indicators reported and report any variances
Working with different functions of the Group’s businesses, understanding the compliances and governing framework and checking those are duly met and any issues are reported in timely manner to the board.
Skills & Qualification;
3-5 years’ experience with internal audit or external audit from a Top 10 accounting firm or from industry with experience in internal audit in FMCG / manufacturing and hospitality.
ACA (CA), ACCA qualified
Excellent communication skills (written and oral), effective time management skills and the ability to communicate with a wide range of people
Experience in designing internal audit plans for group of companies and presenting audit findings to the board
Willing to travel for work as per audit schedule within UK, EU and India. The job involves periodic travel between group sites in UK and overseas businesses.
If you want to join us on our exciting journey and have the experience and dedication required to take us to the next level, we would love to hear from you.