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Internal Auditor (FMCG)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 6957

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Our client, a highly recognisable brand across Ireland, is looking for a recently qualified accountant to join their Internal Audit team (minimal travel requirement). As part of the role, you will be working directly with a high-calibre Head of Internal Audit who is looking for a strong and ambitious person to work alongside them to assist in the continued growth of the business. 

“This is a really exciting time for the business, with the continued expansion into new areas for us. I am looking for someone who wants to accelerate their career and gain exposure across the entire business in the process. There is huge long-term opportunity for this person within the team” – Head of Internal Audit


Responsibilities include:

  • Developing a thorough understanding of the business, industry and operations to adequately identify risk;
  • Performing walkthroughs to identify areas for process improvement across the group;
  • Developing detailed testing plans to assess the operating and design effectiveness of internal controls;
  • Liaise with key senior stakeholders in the planning and performance of internal audit activities;
  • Present findings and monitor the implementation of suggested action plans to key members;
  • Project work to support the growth of the business.


  • Qualified accountant;
  • Previous Internal or External Audit experience essential;
  • Strong Excel and systems experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – the ability to work effectively across multiple functions;
  • An effective team player, who demonstrates excellent leadership and negotiation skills.

This is an ideal role for someone looking for the opportunity to develop their career and progress within a well-known Irish business.

Please get in touch with Siobhán Sexton in Barden ( for more information.


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