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Audit Manager

Date: 03-Aug-2022

Location: SLOUGH, GB

Company: Telefonica S.A.

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We’re aware that we need more diversity in our senior leadership roles, so we welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. 

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Job grade: PCGU/VM Level 5

Location(s): Slough

Closing Date: 9 August 2022


About the role

Performing assurance engagements over the effectiveness of processes and supporting controls in line with the internal audit plan.


End to End management and delivery of assurance engagements, including key projects to add value to the function and business.


Building and maintaining close working relationships with senior management, control owners and other key stakeholders within the businesses.


The role will also entail the performance of annual assurance testing over the Internal Controls over Financial Reporting within VirginMediaO2.


Key Responsibilities

  • To manage, on a day to day basis, the planning, performance and report delivery of allocated audits, consulting engagements and Internal Controls testing assignments (covering Virgin Media, Telefonica UK, Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures).
  • To ensure delivery of the end to end audit process in accordance with professional standards and the completion of formal reporting and presentation of the result and liaising with management and other stakeholders on remediation plans.
  • To manage team members / colleagues as part of audits performed, consulting engagements and projects.
  • To identify risks and recommend control requirements and add value to processes by identifying and helping to resolving weaknesses and inefficiencies in processes and controls.  To perform follow up activities to ensure audit actions are implemented and supporting evidence in place to confirm correct operation of controls.
  • For areas of responsibility allocated, to build and maintain close working relationships with senior management, control owners and other key stakeholders within the business.
  • To prepare and submit regular reporting to committees, senior management and control owners on key issues identified.
  • To proactively support Internal Audit work through leading and supporting on key projects.


What We Need from You:

Essential Skills:

  • ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified, degree educated with strong academics
  • Proven post-qualified experience in the external or internal auditing field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with relevant stakeholders. Good attention to detail with a strong focus on the quality of deliverables.
  • Good knowledge of Corporate Governance principles including UK and global legal and regulatory requirements for example Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Financial Conduct Authority and Consumer Credit Act requirements.
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility, including the ability to prioritise. A team player, with experience of working in teams. The ability to lead and manage others on larger assignments.
  • Excellent time management, organisational skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks and projects successfully through to completion.



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We’re looking to pay a great compensation package (depending on experience) for this position. We also offer plenty of extras to sweeten the deal, which could include things like bonuses, life assurance cover, health care and lots of flexible benefits.  

Also, every employee has their personal development supported with a LinkedIn learning account; plus other role specific learning available through our award-winning digital learning platform - O2 Campus. 

We also believe a great work-life balance is important, so we’re open to considering flexible working arrangements. Like to know more, feel free to raise it.  

Join us and we’ll encourage you to be bold every day. So take a deep breath, your career is about to go to exciting new places. 

If you have any questions around the role then please email who will be happy to help.