Group Internal Controls Auditor

  • Location: Scotland - West Lothian - Livingston
  • Employee status: Permanent
  • Closing date: Ongoing
  • Reference number: 37050
Group Internal Controls Auditor - Livingston
Permanent
Livingston, Scotland

We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.
The Group Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Department is responsible for providing independent and objective assurance and advice to the Board and senior management of Sky across all territories.The position will report to the Group Internal Controls Manager (“GICM”). 

The department has a wide remit and all staff will be expected to interact with key decision makers across the Sky Group. It is responsible for the group’s Senior Accounting Officer and overall controls compliance programme and this role provides an opportunity to play a significant role in evaluating the group’s business and financial controls.

The perks
As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

Your key responsibilities

  • The role covers all of Sky's areas of activity and consequently will require travel although the extent will depend on the individual’s workload and the cross group requirements.
  • Assisting the GICM in the development of the controls programme in country to identify key risk areas and value add opportunities.
  • Building and maintaining close working relationships with ARMC management, key local stakeholders and management.
  • To manage, on a day to day basis, the planning, performance and reporting of allocated controls audit assignments across the Group. This includes ensuring delivery of the end to end audit process to an acceptable professional standard.
  • Assessing and testing business and financial controls, with due consideration for embedded and automated system controls,
  • Acting as an agent for constructive improvement in the control environment.
  • Maybe required to assist on controls reviews in Sky’s other territories as required.

Your skills
  • Strong finance audit or controls experience
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA or equivalent)
  • Experience of controls compliance (SAO /SOX)
  • Sound understanding of controls and risks and their application to the business environment
  • Broad understanding of  processes and systems  supporting  the financial reporting process
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in English, German and/ or Italian would be an advantage
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today
Happy to talk flexible working
It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.
If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.
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