Internal Audit Manager

  • Harvey Norman
  • Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 11 Apr, 2024
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Job no: 560424
Work type: Full Time
Location: Manukau
Categories: NZ Head Office

We have a unique opportunity for a New Zealand Internal Audit Manager to join our Head Office Team based in Manukau.

This is a key role leading the Internal Audit team, whose purpose is to assist the Chief Internal Auditor in providing the Board and senior management with an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity in relation to the adequacy of the implementation of Harvey Norman New Zealand’s governance and risk management processes.

Why Harvey Norman?

Our staff make our brand amazing and over the last 26 years have built our business into one of NZ’s leading retailers. Working with us means you get access to some exclusive staff perks, including:

  • Free car parking
  • Variable working hours.
  • On-going training & development
  • Exclusive staff discounts on our products
  • Access to Employee Assistant Programme Services (Raise)
  • Discounted; eye care, dental care and banking products and more.

This is a diverse role with plenty of growth opportunity, some your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the development and documentation of the NZ Internal Audit Annual Plan
  • Complete all assigned audits in line with the agreed scope and objectives
  • Ensure the development and presentation of accurate, comprehensive and timely reporting of the findings arising from internal audit reviews to all relevant managers and Executive
  • Confer with company officials about financial, operational and regulatory matters to ensure timely mitigation of risks and enhance business efficiency, cost effectiveness, productivity, customer responsiveness, regulatory compliance, and best practice by researching and recommending continuous improvement initiatives and innovations within the Internal Audit function
  • Complete key performance metric entries and participate in performance improvement to maximise personal and departmental performance and systems.
  • Collect and analyse data across all the departments in Harvey Norman NZ Head Office (NZ HO) to assess the risk management and control framework’s effectiveness in addressing deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.
  • Build and maintain relationships with function-relevant internal stakeholders

The attributes we are looking for: 

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
  • Business related tertiary education
  • 3+ years in Internal/External audit or Compliance, or business systems engineering, risk management or quality improvement
  • Sound understanding of the business, processes and complexities of the operating environment and ability to assess recommendations against this knowledge
  • Computer savvy – particularly Microsoft office
  • Experience in the retail industry, fraud and/or risk management desirable
  • PRINCE2 knowledge desirable

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned auditor with the ability to work well with others and lead our auditing team for New Zealand. If this is you, apply now!

At this time, we will not be looking to use agency recruiters for this vacancy. If this changes, we will reach out to our networks.