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IT Auditor

Job Function:
Finance
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent

Job Summary:

By focusing on the most significant risks, boohoo’s internal audit function focuses on the things that really matter to the business. We constantly think about risk, the things that could go wrong, and what the consequences would be. Building and maintaining that understanding allows us to give assurances, in the right areas, that these risks are being adequately controlled.

The Group consists of multiple brands operating under shared infrastructure, such as a single distribution centre and shared IT platforms. A further brand, PrettyLittleThing (PLT) form part of the group and operates outside of that shared infrastructure. The role of IT Auditor will be based in Manchester and will work with the Head of Internal Audit in completing audits across all of the Group businesses and shared functions.

As part of a growing Internal Audit Team the role holder will see the audit process from inception through to delivery and have significant say in the way things are done and the function developed, in particular the delivery of assurance over IT related risks.

The scope and nature of audits can vary significantly so the role holder will need to be able to offer a broad range of expertise within the IT audit field, and also know when to seek further specialist support.

 

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

Communication

Ensuring that those being audited fully understand the scope, audit process and findings is key to ensuring a positive outcome. This allows the IT Auditor to help in the development of improvements that effectively close any gaps through action plans that have the buy-in of the auditee. 

Process Reviews

  • To conduct process review meetings in order to gain an in depth understanding of the area under review.
  • To ask questions and gather evidence to ensure that the understanding gained is supported when probed.
  • To be able to tie together process understanding across multiple business areas and / or systems.
  • To undertake IT controls reviews, challenging the existing processes with a solid IT controls basis (CISA, CRISC)

Controls Audits

  • To conduct audits of known IT control areas to provide assurance that the controls are operating as effectively.
  • To accurately identify exceptions and know when and how to conduct additional work to identify the root cause of issues.

 

Audit Planning

  • To assist the Head of Internal Audit in the development of the internal audit plans by identifying areas of risk and / or key controls to be audited.

    Development of Internal Audit

  • To assist the Head of Internal Audit in the future development of the internal audit function. This may be through activities such as the implementation of audit programmes of work, developing key relationships or departmental processes.

     

    Follow up

  • To see through each audit to the completion of the agreed actions by supporting auditees, ensuring they understand the requirements and signing off each action.

 

Health & Safety:

  • Fully understands the fire, emergency and health & safety procedures of the workplace
  • Ensures that all potential and real hazards are taken care of immediately, and are reported appropriately.
  • Works in a safe and responsible manner, within the framework of legislation and workplace specific policies.

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Is an ambassador for the brand
  • Attends training, meetings and other events as requested by direct manager or senior management, including Head of Human Resources.
  • Assists colleagues by completing tasks outside own job role when requested, including supporting associated companies.
  • Maintains own working area in a professional and organised manner.
  • Always strives to improve the department’s operation and increase knowledge of own and related job functions.

 

Due to the evolving nature of our organisation, this job description is not exhaustive. While this job description will be reviewed and updated periodically, the job holder may from time to time be required to carry out tasks which are not detailed in this document.