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Internal Auditor

Date: 12-Oct-2018

Location: Tralee, IE

Company: Kerry

Based in Tralee or Naas

The Internal Audit Department report directly to the Audit Committee / Board with an independent, unbiased assessment of the Company’s Risk Management, Governance and Internal Control processes. As a member of this team, you will be involved in assessing Risk and the adequacy of mitigation measures across all parts of the business thereby providing you with exposure to both financial and operational areas of the organisation.

Points to Consider:

  • Internal Auditors enjoy huge variety in their work, unlike many financial accountant roles.
  • You will gain a unique insight of a commercial organisations operations, conducting reviews across all areas of the business.
  • You will enjoy high levels of exposure to Senior Management throughout the Group thereby strengthening your network for future internal career opportunities.
  • Due to the nature of the work, you would be required to travel overseas to perform audit activities. Travel will mainly be Europe based but can include audits throughout the Group. Travel typically consists of 1 - 2 week trips per month, returning on weekends when feasible.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifying control opportunities within operations, determining associated factors and recommending solutions
  • Responsible for the delivery and timely issue of audit reports and findings with an emphasis on value added recommendations to ensure risk is managed appropriately
  • Work on ad-hoc and specialist projects
  • Facilitate risk assessments 
  • Ensure all previous year’s and current non-compliances are closed on time
  • Efficiently and effectively plan, execute and report on audits carried out at the Group’s locations worldwide.
  • Make a positive contribution to the Group’s Risk Assessment & Reporting processes and overall management of internal control, corporate governance and risk management.
  • Display a strong professional image to finance and other management in the divisions and at corporate head office to ensure that the output of the Internal Audit Department is received enthusiastically.

Your Profile:

  • Strong ICT (Microsoft Office) skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A proactive, high achiever capable of consistently delivering quality work, strong attention to detail and an ability to take ownership of projects
  • Highly analytical and objective with the ability to challenge the status quo
  • Strong Project Management experience and ability to meet deadlines
  • A curious, positive mind with the capacity to present complex data in an easily understood format
  • Globally mobile / willing to relocate internationally for your next opportunity within 24 - 30 months.


  • SAP experience
  • Data analytic skills
  • Audit (Internal or External) experience.

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