To perform financial and operational internal audits, which include an independent appraisal of policies, procedures, processes, accounting, financial, operational and administrative controls and systems covering the Inmarsat group of companies.  To be involved in special, operational and financial analysis on an ad hoc basis.  This role is based in London but may involve significant travel (up to 30%) to US, Canada and other regions of the world.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and perform internal audits by evaluating the adequacy of policies and  processes, accounting, financial, operational and administrative procedures and controls;
  • Ascertain compliance with established policies and procedures and identify actual and potential weaknesses in controls, cost savings and efficiency improvements;
  • Recommend changes necessary to assure adequate and effective internal controls and agree specific actions to be undertaken by management;
  • Present audit findings and recommendations to management through formal reports and/or presentation;
  • Produce quarterly follow-up reviews on the implementation of agreed recommendations;
  • Work closely with management, other internal audit team members and the external auditors; and
  • Provide Ad hoc financial analysis and investigations as requested.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • University degree and/or professional certification essential (CA, CPA, MIIA, CIA, ACCA, CIMA);
  • Minimum 2 years’ post qualification experience
  • Solid experience of accounting, auditing, financial and/or business operations experience with public accountancy firm or combined internal audit work;
  • Demonstrable experience of conducting internal audit reviews independently
  • A dynamic and flexible team player, able to work in a demanding environment
  • Self-motivated and creative
  • Comfortable and effective communicating across a wide range of personnel
  • Desirable Knowledge and Skills include understanding of IFRS, knowledge of SAP, good IT background with experience in extraction software (i.e. ACL, IDEA), and background knowledge of telecommunications business

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