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Specialist Internal Audit

Fecha: 05-dic-2021

Ubicación: Madrid, ES

Empresa: Vodafone

We invite you to join Vodafone to build a future together, in a position where you can learn new things every day and have contact with the different business units of the Company, as well as related institutions and public bodies.


You will give local and Group management independent assurance over the effectiveness of Vodafone’s internal controls. You will do that through:

  1. Identifying & reporting on, and ensuring remediation of, control weaknesses. You will:
    • Use your business knowledge and work with stakeholders to support the HoA West Europe to an annual audit plan that addresses the perceived key areas of risk for Vodafone Portugal and influence the shaping of the Regional and Group audit plans.
    • Perform those audits in line with the internal audit methodology and produce high quality reports that identify significant control weaknesses and commitment from management to address them.
    • Review audit reports to ensure their basis in fact, accuracy of conclusions and sufficiency of management commitment to address the reported control weaknesses.
    • Support the HoA in working with management to ensure that control weaknesses identified have been satisfactorily remediated within the agreed timescale.
  2. Continually improving the control environment through managing and influencing local management. You will:
    • Support the HoA in communicating effectively with process owners during the execution of audits for which you are accountable and ensure that management are promptly informed of identified control weaknesses.
    • Support the HoA to prepare the audit & risk committee papers, brief the Chair-person and local management on their contents and conduct the meetings.
    • Liaise with the group internal audit function, enterprise risk, legal and regulatory compliance functions and other relevant teams to ensure timely and effective communication of potential risks to the Vodafone Spain control environment and share information from Spain potentially relevant to other Vodafone entities.
  3. Providing management with a holistic view of the control environment through collaboration with other providers of assurance. You will
    • Identify the other internal and external providers of assurance in Vodafone Spain, including the external auditor, and ensure regular and open communication with them and a coordinated approach to assurance activities, supporting them as required.
    • With the other providers of assurance, interpret the results of assurance activities and present management with deep insight about the control environment and influence their focus on areas requiring attention.
  4.  Adding value to Vodafone through proficiency in identifying risks and assessing control environments. You will:
    • Have sufficient knowledge of Vodafone’s business to be effective in analysing and identifying potential risks and control weaknesses.
    • Provide thought-leadership to Vodafone Portugal on matters directly related to assuring the control environment through auditing.
    • Keep your knowledge current and adopt a continuous learning approach to your own personal development.
    • Insights to the continual improvement of the operational efficiency and effectiveness to the internal audit function of Vodafone.

What you bring:

  • >=3years’ relevant professional experience in either internal or external audit  (Big 4 preferred) 
  • Knowledge of business processes and applying controls to manage risks inherent in them.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Manage stakeholder relationships whilst maintaining Internal Audit’s independence.
  • Internal or external audit qualification, or equivalent.
  • Accountancy qualification advantageous.
  • Some project or programme management experience advantageous.
  • Advanced English (spoken and written)


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