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About The Role

As a Internal Auditor you will have the opportunity of working alongside both Uni-Select and GSF Car Parts, based in the UK. The ideal candidate will be situated around the Birmingham/Solihull area.

Uni-Select is a leader in the automotive aftermarket parts business in Canada and in the United Kingdom and a leader in the distribution of automotive refinish and industrial paint and related products in North America. Uni-Select is headquartered in Boucherville, Québec, Canada, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol UNS. 

The Internal Auditor, particularly experienced working within PLC, will be responsible for undertaking risk based audit activities in order to identify potential control weaknesses and make recommendations to mitigate related risks. You will also identify risks, make process improvement suggestions, and share best practices for the Group.

With our aim to be a flexible employer, this role offers hybrid working.
 
Main duties include:

  • Perform operational and financial special projects as well as targeted investigations using a collaborative approach based on strategic risks and objectives
  • Determine audit mandate scope, document processes, risks and controls, develop and execute test scripts, analyse data and document results
  • Articulate value added observations and recommendations and write audit reports allowing management to correct weaknesses identified during audits
  • Offer timely advice to executive management about operational efficiency, risk and control issues
  • Take part in every steps of the Regulation 52-109 (Canadian SOX equivalent)  compliance process
  • Participate in audits conducted by external auditors
  • Work in a team to continuously enhance the methodology and adopt best practices making sure audit quality standards are being followed
  • Assist internal audit principal director in preparing presentations to the audit committee and building the annual audit plan
  • Support company executive officers in Enterprise Risk Management activities
  • You must be able to show a high level of autonomy and be available to travel to our various UK branches (up to 30% of the time). 
Working hours: 

40 per week Monday - Friday.

About You

  • The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Accountant, ACA/ACCA qualification (or equivalent) with a relevant designation (CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE). 
  • Knowledge of the distribution and retail industry (FMCG) with proven working experience of at least 5 years, preferably within a PLC environment
  • Able to show a high level of autonomy
  • Show strong communication skills, making interactions with employees and other executive members easier. 
  • Master the art of persuasion and present recommendations with assurance, attention and openness
  • Ability to manage several simultaneous cases
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent judgment skills and strong sense of analysis, autonomy and initiative have allowed you to successfully deliver mandates you were entrusted with in the past
  • Full UK Driving Licence
What We Offer:

  • 33 days annual leave, including bank holiday and opportunity to increase annual leave for time served
  • Online employee discount scheme including big discounts to local cinemas, theme park attractions, major retailers and much more
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Life assurance benefit 
  • Company pension
  • Career progression opportunities

About Us

GSF Car Parts is one of the UK’s leading automotive parts distributors, supplying thousands of independent garages throughout the UK and Ireland with parts, tools, garage equipment and specialist training. The group has over 175 branches nationwide and a turnover exceeding £475 million. Built on the heritage and success of a dozen local brand identities acquired over several years, we have traded as one brand since November 2021. Our branch network is bolstered by centralised support and expertise from specialist departments in key areas such as procurement and supply chain, marketing and national accounts. The business also benefits from integrated IT systems, which include our industry leading catalogue system, Allicat, and access to the Group's national garage programme, Servicesure.
 
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