Internal Audit Manager

10 Jan 2019
24 Jan 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Becoming an Internal Audit Manager with DCC Smart Metering:

Location – Preston Brook (Regular travel to other DCC sites would be required)

The successful candidate will work with the Head of Internal Audit and Controls and the Controls and Compliance team to develop an effective internal audit capability, including the scoping, definition, delivery and completion of audits as agreed with the DCC Executive Committee and Audit Committee, and using internal or external resource (e.g. specialist audit consultancy) as required.

What you will do:


  • Develop and deliver an annual risk–based audit plan, and ad hoc audit or control related projects as required
  • Bring a systematic, scalable, and disciplined audit approach to evaluating and identifying improvements to the performance and effectiveness of DCC capabilities, processes and operations
  • Provide proactive advice to the business on performance, efficiency and controls to support continuous improvement in business performance and risk management
  • Monitor and track audit findings and their remediation.


  • Produce clear and concise audit reports, including an annual Internal Audit Service report.
  • Produce MI and KPI's for the Internal Audit Service and Compliance function.

Thought Leadership:

  • Promote good governance, risk management and controls across the business.
  • Identify risk and opportunities for improvements within the role, function and business that can deliver long–term positive returns for the business.
  • Liaison with stakeholders (including external auditors, and Group internal audit).
  • Other ad hoc requirements as required.

Your experience will include:

  • A relevant qualification (eg Internal Audit Qualification) or qualified by experience
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in an audit or consultancy role
  • Effective communication skills with experience of dealing with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills, and ability to communicate with impact
  • Experience of operational and/or programmatic audits
  • Enjoys a changing environment and working cross–functionally

Other Skills –

  • Experience of working in a regulated environment
  • Comfortable operating within a matrix environment
  • Effective communicator – both written and spoken
  • Enjoys a changing environment and working cross–functionally
  • Excellent at building and managing working relationships
  • Appetite for working with complexity, yet maintaining a focus on producing simple, evidence–based analysis and solutions.

About DCC Smart Metering

At DCC Smart Metering we've built the data and communications infrastructure that will support the mass roll out of smart electricity and gas meters to homes and small businesses across the country. The world's most ambitious smart meter roll out will see over 53 million smart meters installed across the UK by 2020. Join us and you'll be part of a team that is supporting the country's transition to a low–carbon economy, and helping to ensure an affordable, secure and sustainable energy supply for the future.

DCC Smart Metering are part of Capita Plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers' needs, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration – with colleagues, customers and clients – is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 25 day's holiday (rising to 27), a discretionary annual bonus, car allowance or company car, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country – the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential – whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply – you can contact for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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