Internal Audit Manager - Europe in London - Lendlease

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London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
4 days ago

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About usLendlease was founded 60 years ago, born out of a vision to create a company that could successfully combine the disciplines of construction, development and investment.Today, we work closely with clients, investors and communities in Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Americas to create better, sustainable places – places that leave a positive legacy and inspire and enrich the lives of people around the world.We are currently seeking a highly motivated Internal Audit Manager to join the European arm of our Global Internal Audit team as Audit Manager. Based at our Paddington office, you will join an experienced and dedicated regional team that gives independent, objective assurance that adds value and improves operations.Lendlease is a globally integrated real estate and investment group. As Audit Manager you will gain exposure across all Lendlease activities including construction, property development and investment management, both in the UK and Italy. You will also contribute to global audit reviews. The diverse range of audit activity includes review of construction and property development projects, system implementations or upgrades, new business initiatives, support functions and ad hoc investigations. One day you will be on a project site, the next day you will be meeting with the leadership team at our regional head office.Key AccountabilitiesWork closely with the Head of Audit (Europe) to define the regional Internal Audit Strategy and PlanCreate and manage the regional Internal Audit plan based on a risk-based approach to Internal AuditMaximise the impact of audit through focus on the major strategic, regulatory, financial, operational and health & safety risks facing LendleaseFormulate, develop, plan and conduct scheduled audit reviews in accordance with Audit Standards:Plan individual audits based on an assessment of process risks & controls, design audit programmes in line with risk assessment and carry out fieldwork within agreed timeframesProduce quality audit reports and Audit Committee summaries, and discuss findings with managementCo-ordinate the audit close-out process and escalate business critical issues in a timely mannerDrive management commitment to generate solutions in response to audit findingsFollow up management actions post auditConduct investigations into business integrity matters as requiredDevelop and implement initiatives that support Internal Audit strategy (including greater use of data analytics)Develop effective working relationships with internal stakeholders and management to develop a detailed understanding of business activities, systems and controls.Drive knowledge sharing and best practice by acting as a ‘sounding board’ and advisor to the business on controls and audit mattersMotivate, coach and develop the Senior Internal AuditorDesired Capabilities & BehavioursStrong integrity and objectivityCommercial acumen with knowledge of business processes and risksSufficient maturity to debate issues and competing priorities with business managementAbility to combine attention to detail with a broader view of business objectivesExcellent verbal and written communications skillsDevelops innovative solutions, including the use of data in audit and investigative scenariosLeads audit assignment teams and develops staff capabilityTo be a success in this role, you will benefit from bringing a diverse range of experience, a hunger to learn and share knowledge, while being able to confidently deal with a variety of stakeholders, including engagement with senior executives on a day-to-day basis.While audit experience is an advantage, it is not a pre-requisite for the role. The ability to demonstrate in-depth experience and bring professional qualifications in an area such as finance, operational or commercial management, risk, safety or information technology will be highly valued.The successful candidate will also show an aptitude and interest in using and manipulating data to perform audit and investigative activity, even if there is no prior data analytics experienceAt Lendlease we aspire to create a diverse workforce by recruiting suitably qualified candidates from a range of backgrounds regardless of age, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin or colour, sex, trans- gender status, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership, or any other group who face disadvantage in our society. As part of our ongoing commitment to diversity we have invested in the external verification for equality, diversity and inclusion and have achieved the Equality Assured Standard accreditation and the National Equality Standard.We particularly encourage applications from currently under-represented groups in our industry including those who self-identify as women, black, Asian, minority ethnic, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/ or disabled.Lendlease is committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer of choice by engaging, enabling and empowering our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Inclusion sets us all up for success and we particularly encourage applications from currently under-represented groups in our industry including those who self-identify as women, black, Asian, minority ethnic, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/ or disabled.SummaryLocation: LondonType: Full time


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