Shop Direct are excited to be recruiting for an Internal Auditor to support us in our unique business model; A retail business that is backed by a Financial services model. This means that here at Shop Direct we do things a little differently, and our auditing team say that’s what makes us a great place to work.
As a truly values and purpose led business, we are famous for our culture here at shop direct, you are empowered and trusted to make the right decisions, and our continuous feedback principles mean that business areas work together to create long lasting and successful relationships.
“Shop Direct is a diverse, ever-changing business and always has something new to help you to continue to develop your career. Our online shopping and ways for customers to spread the cost creates a unique retail feel to a regulated business.” Michelle Hawthorne, Head of Finance Services.
About the role
The Internal Audit Team support our growing Financial Services and Retail business and our amazing Internal Auditors manage and deliver a portfolio of high-quality and risk-based audit work to support key business decisions ensuring that we meet frameworks (IPPF)
Developing and maintaining effective and continuous relationships across the business is key as you will promote risk management and control awareness across the Group. You will work closely with our senior management team to agree constructive actions to enhance controls and track the implementation of agreed Action Plans. This is a position whereby your actions can impact the wider business and as we operate in such a fast-paced business you can see these results quite quickly.
You will have opportunities to contribute to the annual internal audit plan and the methodology through our continuous improvement routines. There will also be opportunities to develop in your role and career here at Shop Direct.
To be successful in this role you will be a qualified auditor or accountant (IIA/ACCA/ACA/CIMA) and hopefully have some experience in working for a similar Financial Services business.
You will have strong communication and influencing skills with the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. You’ll possess a high level of integrity and are able to challenge upwards and cross-functionally whilst you welcome being challenged.
Working within a high-profile function you will be resilient, highly flexible and self-motivated. You’ll be commercial in your outlook and able to see the impact from a variety of standpoints, offering pragmatic solutions.
We’re Shop Direct, the multi award winning people behind Very.co.uk and Littlewoods. We’re the UK’s second largest pureplay retailer with annual sales of close to £2 billion, we are also one of the largest non-bank lenders in the UK We exist for our purpose, what makes us unique and binds our 4,000 colleagues together – to make good things easily accessible to more people. Our ambition is to proudly be the number one destination for shoppers who value credit.
How to apply
This is a fantastic opportunity for an Auditor who wants to work in a fast paced and agile business whereby you work can genuine make a difference and build successful relationships.
Please note that the Talent Acquisition team at Shop Direct is managing this vacancy directly and will not be accepting CVs sent by any recruitment agencies
Please be advised, if successful in securing this position, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check
If you are a current employee of Shop Direct please apply via Talent Online as an internal applicant.
- Flexible Benefits package of £1,000 (Can take as salary uplift)
- 30 days holiday + bank holidays + option to buy or sell 5
- Onsite gym with over 25 classes
- Health and wellbeing agenda
- Childcare Vouchers
- Private Pension matched at 6%
- Brand Discount
- Bonus Potential (performance & business related)
- On-site discounted restaurant and coffee houses
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free on-site parking *Subject to availability and postcode eligibility
- Flexible working option