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Date Added: Fri 16/09/2022

Group Internal Auditor

Altrincham, UK
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Company: LOOKERS

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: Salary negotiable

Group Internal Auditor

Lookers Head Office

Contract Type: Permanent, Job ref. req12910

Market leading employee benefits

Competitive salary (negotiable, dependent on experience) plus company car

Base location is flexible (home based considered), with frequent travel required

Lookers PLC is seeking an Internal Auditor to join the team on a permanent basis.

The role is part of the Internal Audit Team which provides independent, objective assurance to the Lookers PLC Board and Audit & Risk Committee through internal audits and consultancy activity. As an Internal Auditor with Lookers, you will have a unique opportunity to join at a crucial time in the Company's history and will play an important role in helping the business evaluate and develop its control environment to provide the platform for future growth.

The Internal Audit team has great visibility with senior management across the business. We are looking for someone who has a challenging mindset, is inquisitive, engaging and is good with people at all levels of seniority.

You will carry out the audits of businesses and processes effectively and efficiently in accordance with the Internal Audit Charter and methodology. You will prepare risk-based plans and maintain working papers which support the conclusions reached for each area of the business audited.

You will also communicate the results of audits in meetings and presentations, support the preparation of Audit Committee papers and other reports as required and undertake research on the latest trends and other issues relating to the industry and audit.

On this occasion we are looking to recruit an individual with a strong risk-based internal audit background, preferably also with experience of either risk management, controls implementation or continuous assurance through data analytics in a large PLC. The ideal candidate will have either an IIA qualification or an equivalent professional certification such as ACA, CA etc.

You will either have sector experience within the automotive trade or experience in a vocation which meets the attributes detailed in this job description.

Either way, you will need to have strong interpersonal skills, be up for a challenge and be comfortable working both individually and as part of a team. Automotive is a lively, energetic industry and we need to match that dynamism if we are to cut through and make the impact we strive for.

If this sounds like you, please apply now, or for more information contact

Why us...?

Lookers are proud to be one of the top three motor vehicle retailers in the UK, representing 32 vehicle manufacturers, selling and servicing a huge range of cars at over 150 franchised dealerships across hundreds of locations throughout the UK & Ireland. We recognise the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people so we offer an industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries plus;

  • Enhanced holidays that increase with service
  • Eligibility to join one of our car schemes
  • Critical illness cover after 2 years and Life Assurance
  • Smart Health - free access to support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • A company car and additional earning potential through bonus.

We strongly believe in nurturing and providing our people with specific manufacturer brand and management training to enhance career development opportunities. We have a great bunch of people and we like to celebrate and encourage success at all levels with our annual Lookers Excellence Awards. So? What are you waiting for?

Lookers are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from all types of discrimination, is inclusive, and empowers our people to bring their whole self to work and reach their full potential.

If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role and responsibilities, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.

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