Head of Internal Risk & Audit

St. Austell Brewery Co Ltd
60000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
15 May 2024
07 Jun 2024
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

St Austell Brewery is recruiting for a Head ofInternal Risk and Audit. you will play apivotal role in ensuring the effective management of risk and the maintenanceof robust internal controls within our company. Reporting directly to the ChiefFinancial Officer you will be responsible for leading and executing theinternal audit function, as well as overseeing the risk management framework.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Board and leadership team to dispense their risk managementresponsibilities by ensuring there is objective review of, and well supportedreporting on key corporate risks.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive risk management framework toidentify, assess, mitigate, and monitor risks across the company.
  • Lead the internal audit function, including planning, executing, andreporting on audit engagements to provide assurance on the effectiveness ofinternal controls and compliance with policies and regulations.
  • Collaborate with cross–functional teams to assess business processes,identify areas of improvement, and recommend solutions to enhance operationalefficiency and effectiveness.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments, regulatory requirements, andemerging risks to ensure the organization remains compliant and resilient toexternal threats.
  • Manage a team of risk and audit professionals, providing mentorship,guidance, and development opportunities to foster a high–performing culture.

About you:

  • ProfessionalAccounting or Auditing Qualification (ACA, ACCA or equivalent).
  • Extensive experience in risk management, internalaudit, or related roles, with a proven track record of leading successfulinitiatives in a complex environment.
  • Strong understanding of risk managementmethodologies, internal control frameworks, and regulatory requirementsrelevant to the industry.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability toassess complex situations, identify key risks, and develop practical solutions.
  • Soundknowledge of financial system configuration, business process transaction flowsand best practice.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills,with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels acrossSt Austell Brewery.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including theability to inspire and motivate team members, drive change, and foster aculture of continuous improvement.
  • Experience of using BI tools and data processingsoftware.

What we offer in return

  • 25 days' annual leave (plus 8 bankholidays)
  • Company bonus scheme
  • 30% discount on food & drinkwithin our managed pubs & Visitors Centre shop
  • 50% discount on accommodationwithin the managed estate
  • Fantastic training & careerdevelopment opportunities
  • Pension Scheme – 4% Employee andEmployer. Can increase to 5% if required
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Westfield Health cash plan – Claimmoney back for Dental, Eye Care, Physio etc.
  • Westfield Rewards – Shoppingrewards

Additional Info

This roll is hybrid and will require the successfulapplicant to complete 3 days at St Austell Brewery

For further details and a job description pleaseemail

St Austell Brewery is an Equal Opportunitiesemployer, and we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified andeligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexualorientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnershipstatus, or pregnancy and maternity. We also welcome requests for flexibleworking.

Early applications are encouraged as we'll reviewapplications throughout the recruitment process and reserve the right to closethe advert at any time. Please note that we politely request no contact fromrecruitment agencies or media sales. Speculative CVs from recruitment agencieswon't be accepted, nor the fees associated with them.

We are not able to offer a UK sponsorship for this role.

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